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27 June

Vojna za Slovenijo Foto: BoBo

In 1862 Johann Puch, the Austrian automotive inventor of Slovenian descent, is born.

In 1880, the American writer Helen Keller, who was blind and deaf from birth, is born. She successfully completed university and focused on writing. She died in 1968.

In 1943, at the headquarters of Central Committee of the Communist Party of Slovenia and the Executive Committee of the Liberation in Kočevski Rog (Base 21) arrived an allied military mission under the leadership of Canadian Major William Jones.

In 1985 Route 66 is officially removed from the United States Highway System.

In 2001, the American actor Jack Lemmon dies. He was beeing disguised as Daphne in 'Some Like it Hot'.

MUSIC HISTORY

1981 - Michael Jackson in No. 1 on the UK singles chart with 'One Day In Your Life'.

1998 - The Corrs are No. 1 on the British albums chart with 'Talk On Corners'. The album stayed for a record 142 weeks on the chart.

2009 - Black Eyed Peas is No. 1 on the US album charts with The E. N. D. (single 'I Gotta Feeling').

BORN ON THIS DAY

1935 - Doc Pomus, American blues singer and song writer, as such he wrote a large number of songs in the early 60's, such as 'Sweets For My Sweet', 'Teenager In Love', 'Save The Last Dance For Me.' He died in 1991.

1976 - Leigh Nash, American singer in the group Sixpence None The Richer ('Kiss Me', 'There She Goes').

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 1862 se je rodil Johannes Janez Puch, avstrijski avtomobilski izumitelj slovenskega rodu.

Leta 1880 se je rodila ameriška pisateljica Hellen Keller, ki je bila od rojstva slepa in gluha. Uspešno je dokončala univerzo in se posvetila pisanju.

Leta 1985 so zaprli Route 66, najbolj legendarno ameriško cesto, ki je povezovala Chicago in Los Angeles. Na razdalji 3. 940 kilometrov je prečkala tri časovne pasove in osem ameriških zveznih držav.

Leta 1991 se je po razglasitvi samostojnosti začela slovenska desetdnevna vojna.

Leta 2001 je umrl ameriški filmski igralec Jack Lemmon. V svoji karieri je posnel več filmskih uspešnic, med njimi tudi Nekateri so za vroče in Sladka Irma.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1981 - Michael Jackson je na vrhu britanske lestvice s pesmijo 'One Day In Your Life'.

1998 - The Corrs so na 1. mestu britanske lestvice albumov s 'Talk On Corners'. Na lestvici je album preživel rekordnih 142 tednov.

2009 - Black Eyed Peas so na vrhu ameriške lestvice z albumom The E. N. D. , na katerem je tudi pesem 'I Gotta Feeling'.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1935 - Doc Pomus, ameriški blues pevec in pisec besedil, ki je v zgodnjih 60-tih napisal hite 'Sweets For My Sweet', 'Teenager In Love', 'Save The Last Dance For Me.'

1976 - Leigh Nash, pevka v zasedbi Sixpence None The Richer ('Kiss Me').

Vesna Danilovič Novak