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28 May

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In 1641 historian and topographer Janez Vajkard Valvasor is born.

In 1779 the Irish poet Thomas Moore is born.

In 1871 the Paris Commune comes to an end; in which the working class took power and began to conduct a political and economic life in Paris.

In 1901 the Slovenian poet Anton Vodnik is born.

In 1908 the English writer and journalist Ian Lancaster Fleming is born.

In 1961 a newspaper publishes an article by Peter Benenson entitled The Forgotten Prisoners, which is recognised as the founding of the organisation Amnesty International.

In 1983 the Slovenian ski jumper Jernej Damjan is born.

In 1987, Mathias Rust flew over Soviet airspace and landed in Red Square in Moscow, after flying over 800 kilometres in Soviet airspace without being picked up by radar control.

In 1999, after 22 years of restoration work Da Vinci's ‘Last Supper' is once again put on display.

MUSIC HISTORY

1966 - Percy Sledge is No. 1 on the American singles chart with 'When A Man Loves A Woman'.

1983 - Irene Cara is No. 1 on the American singles chart with 'What A Feeling', the title song from the film 'Flashdance'.

1988 - George Michael is No. 1 on the American singles chart with 'One More Try'.

BORN ON THIS DAY

1944 - Gladys Knight, singer with The Pips (1973 'Midnight Train To Georgia').

1945 - John Fogerty, singer in Creedence Clearwater Revival (1969 'Bad Moon Rising').

1962 - Roland Gift, singer in Fine Young Cannibals (1989 'She Drives Me Crazy').

1968 - Australian singer Kylie Minogue (2000 'Spinning around').

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 1641 se je rodil slovenski zgodovinar in topograf Janez Vajkard Valvasor, avtor Slave vojvodine Kranjske.

Leta 1779 se je rodil irski pesnik Thomas Moore.

Leta 1871 se je končala pariška komuna. V njej je delavski razred prevzel oblast in začel voditi politično in gospodarsko življenje v Parizu.

Leta 1901 se je rodil slovenski pesnik Anton Vodnik.

Leta 1908 se je rodil angleški pisatelj in novinar Ian Lancaster Fleming.

Leta 1961 v časopisih izide članek Petra Benensona Pozabljeni zaporniki (The Forgotten Prisoners), ki velja za osnovo za ustanovitev organizacije Amnesty International.

Leta 1983 se je rodil smučarski skakalec Jernej Damjan. Svojo prvo zmago v svetovnem pokalu je dosegel leta 2014 v Sapporu.

Leta 1987 je Mathias Rust preletel zračni prostor Sovjetske zveze in pristal na Rdečem trgu v Moskvi, potem ko je preletel 800 km sovjetskega zračnega prostora, ne da bi ga opazile radarske kontrole.

Leta 1999 so po 22-tih letih restavratorskih del v Milanu spet postavili na ogled Da Vincijevo Zadnjo večerjo.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1966 - Percy Sledge je na vrhu ameriške lestvice singlov z 'When A Man Loves A Woman'.

1983 - Irene Cara je na 1. mestu ameriške lestvice singlov z 'What A Feeling', naslovne pesmi iz filma 'Flashdance'.

1988 - George Michael je na 1. mestu ameriške lestvice singlov z 'One More Try'.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1944 - Gladys Knight, pevka v The Pips (1973 'Midnight Train To Georgia').

1945 - John Fogerty, pevec v Creedence Clearwater Revival (1969 'Bad Moon Rising').

1962 - Roland Gift, pevec v Fine Young Cannibals (1989 'She Drives Me Crazy').

1968 - avstralska pevka Kylie Minogue (2000 'Spinning around').

Vesna Danilovič Novak