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15 July

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In 1606, the Dutch painter and graphic artist Rembrandt, the most prominent representative of the Baroque, is born.

In 1799, in the Egyptian village of Rosetta a stone is found from which the mysteries of hieroglyphs is uncovered.

In 1961, the American actor Forest Whitaker is born. He appeared in films The Color of Money, Platoon, Good Morning, Vietnam.

In 1965, the vessel Mariner 4 sends its first images from Mars.

In 1997, in front of his villa in Miami Beach, a fan shoots the renowned fashion designer Gianni Versace.

In 1997, the Serbian members of both chambers of the Assembly of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia elect Slobodan Milosevic as President of Yugoslavia.

MUSIC HISTORY

1956 - The Teenagers and Frankie Lymon are at the top of the British singles chart with 'Why Do Fools Fall In Love'.

1978 - The Rolling Stones are No. 1 on the American albums chart with 'Some Girls'.

1989 - Simply Red are No. 1 on the American singles chart with 'If You Don't Know Me By Now'.

1989 - Soul II Soul are No. 1 on the UK album chart with 'Club Classics Volume One' ('Back to Life').

BORN ON THIS DAY

1946 - Linda Ronstadt, American singer ('Don't Know Much').

1956 - Ian Curtis, vocalist in the punk group Joy Division ('Love Will Tear Us Apart').

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 1606 se je rodil nizozemski slikar in grafik Rembrandt, najvidnejši predstavnik baroka.

Leta 1961 se je rodil ameriški igralec Forest Whitaker. Med drugim je igral v filmih Barva denarja, Vod in Dobro jutro, Vietnam.

Leta 1965 je plovilo Mariner 4 poslalo prve slike z Marsa.

Leta 1997 so v Miami Beachu ustrelili modnega kreatorja Giannija Versaceja.

Leta 1997 so v Srbiji izvolili Slobodana Miloševiča za predsednika ZRJ.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1956 - The Teenagers in Frankie Lymon so na vrhu britanske lestvice s skladbo 'Why Do Fools Fall In Love'.

1978 - The Rolling Stones so na vrhu ameriške lestvice albumov s 'Some Girls'.

1989 - Simply Red so na vrhu ameriške lestvice s pesmijo 'If You Don't Know Me By Now'.

1989 - zasedba Soul II Soul je na vrhu britanske lestvice z albumom 'Club Classics Volume One', na katerem je tudi hit 'Back to Life'.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1946 - Linda Ronstadt, ameriška pevka ('Don't Know Much').

1956 - Ian Curtis, vokalist punk skupine Joy Division (Love Will Tear Us Apart), leta 2015 je naredil samomor.

Vesna Danilovič Novak