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In 427 B. C. the Greek philosopher Plato is born.

In 1840 in Nice the Italian violinist and composer Niccolo Paganini dies. He taught himself to play the violin, and with his virtuoso playing and earned the title of Devil's Fiddler.

In 1922 the British actor Christopher Lee is born. Lee became best known for his role as Count Dracula.

In 1947 Slovenian football coach and former international player Branko Oblak is born.

In 1964 in Delhi the Indian politician and philosopher, Jawaharlal Nehru dies. From 1947 until his death he was the Prime Minister of India.

In 1975 the English celebrity chef, restaurateur and media personality Jamie Oliver is born.

MUSIC HISTORY

1957 - Buddy Holly and the Crickets released their first record 'That'll Be The Day.

1963 - album The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan is released. The album opens with 'Blowin' in the Wind', which became an anthem of the 1960s.

1977 - The Sex Pistols single 'God Save The Queen' was released in the UK.

1983 - The Smiths are at the top No. 1 spot on the British singles chart with their debut 'Hand In Glove. '

2001 - Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya and Pink are No. 1 on the American singles chart with 'Lady Marmalade’.

BORN ON THIS DAY

1935 - Rudy Lewis, singer in the group The Drifters ('Save The Last Dance For Me').

1975 - Dre, Outkast, US rapper, (2001 'Ms Jackson').

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 427. pr. n. š. se je rodil grški filozof Platon.

Leta 1840 je v Nici umrl italijanski violinist in skladatelj Niccolo Paganini. Bil je violinski samouk, s svojim virtuoznim igranjem si je prislužil naziv 'vražji goslač'.

Leta 1922 se je rodil britanski igralec Christopher Lee, najbolj znani grof Drakula.

Leta 1926 je umrl slovenski pesnik Srečko Kosovel.

Leta 1937 so v San Franciscu odprli znameniti most Golden Gate, ki je bil takrat najdaljši viseči most na svetu.

Leta 1947 se je rodil eden najboljših slovenski nogometašev Brane Oblak.

Leta 1964 je v Delhiju umrl indijski politik in filozof Džavaharlal Nehru. Od leta 1947 je bil premier Indije.

Leta 1975 se je rodil slavni angleški kuhar Jamie Oliver.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1957 - Buddy Holly and the Crickets izdajo svoj prvi singl 'That'll Be The Day'.

1963 - Bob Dylan izda album The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, na katerem je tudi pesem 'Blowin' in the Wind'.

1977 - The Sex Pistols izdajo v Veliki Britaniji pesem 'God Save The Queen'.

1983 - The Smiths so na vrhu britanske lestvice singlov s 'Hand In Glove. '

2001 - Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya in Pink so na vrhu ameriške lestvice s pesmijo 'Lady Marmalade’.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1935 - Rudy Lewis, pevec v zasedbi The Drifters ('Save The Last Dance For Me').

1975 - reper Dre (Andre Benjamin), član skupine OutKast (2001 'Ms Jackson').

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