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29 May

Tovornjak Coca-Cole Foto: Reuters

In 1886 John Pemberton started to advertise a liquid he invented. At that time it was used only in medicine. Today it is a very popular drink. It is Coca - Cola.

In 1830, Slovenian writer Janez Trdina is born.

In 1917 American politician and statesman John Fitzgerald Kennedy is born. In 1960 he became the youngest president in the history of the country. He was assassinated in Dallas in 1963.

In 1953 the New Zealander Edmund Percival Hillary is the first to climb the highest peak of the world, the 8848 metre high Mt. Everest.

In 1985, at the final soccer match of the European Champions League between Juventus and FC Liverpool in Brussels rioting broke out that was caused by English fans. 38 people were killed and hundreds have been injured at the Heysel stadium.

In 1990, the Supreme Soviet Russian Federation elected Boris Yeltsin as elected President of Russia.

In 2010 the American actor, filmmaker and photographer Dennis Lee Hopper died. He appeared in Apocalypse Now, Blue Velvet and Easy Rider.

MUSIC HISTORY

1942 - Bing Crosby recorded the Irving Berlin song 'White Christmas'.

1961 - Ricky Nelson is No. 1 on the US singles chart with 'Travellin' Man'.

1965 - on the No. 1 spot of the British albums chart is 'Bringing It All Back Home' by Bob Dylan.

1965 - The Beach Boys are No. 1 on the American charts with 'Help Me Rhonda'.

1971 - The Rolling Stones are No. 1 on the American singles chart with 'Brown Sugar'.

2005 - Gorillaz scored their first UK No. 1 album with 'Demon Days'.

BORN ON THIS DAY

1958 - Marie Fredriksson, singer with Roxette (1990 'It Must Of Been Love').

1967 - Noel Gallagher, singer with Oasis ('Don't Look Back In Anger').

1975 - Melanie Brown, member of the group The Spice Girls ('Wannabe').

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 1886 je kemik John Pemberton začel oglaševati 'čudežni napitek' ki ga je izumil, in ga danes poznamo kot Coca Colo. V tistem času so jo uporabljali le v zdravstvene namene, saj so jo uporabljali za zdravljenje odvisnosti od morfija in opija. Izvirna formula za pijačo je vsebovala kokain.

Leta 1830 se je v Mengšu rodil slovenski pisatelj Janez Trdina. Njegovo najbolj znano delo je Bajke in povesti o Gorjancih.

Leta 1917 se je rodil ameriški politik in državnik John Fitzgerald Kennedy. Leta 1960 je postal najmlajši predsednik v zgodovini države, umrl je leta 1963 v atentatu v Dallasu.

Leta 1953 se je Novozelandec Edmund Percival Hillary prvi povzpel na najvišji vrh sveta, na 8848 metrov visok Mt. Everest.

Leta 1985 je na nogometni tekmi za pokal evropskih prvakov med Juventusom in FC Liverpooliom v Bruslju prišlo do izgredov, ki so jih povzročili angleški navijači. Na stadionu Heysel je življenje izgubilo 38 ljudi, več sto je bilo ranjenih.

Leta 1990 je Boris Jelcin postal predsednik Rusije.

Leta 2010 je umrl ameriški igralec Dennis Hopper. V spomin se je najbolj vtisnil s filmi Modri žamet, Apokalipsa zdaj in Goli v sedlu.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1942 - Bing Crosby posname pesem 'White Christmas'.

1961 - Ricky Nelson je n vrhu ameriške lestvice s pesmijo 'Travellin' Man'.

1965 - na 1. mestu britanske lestvice albumov je Bob Dylan z 'Bringing It All Back Home'.

1965 - The Beach Boys so na vrhu ameriške lestvice s skladbo 'Help Me Rhonda.

1971 - The Rolling Stones so na vrhu ameriške lestvice singlov z 'Brown Sugar'.

2005 - Gorillaz so z albumom 'Demon Days' na vrhu britanske lestvice.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1956 - La Toya Jackson, pevka v skupini The Jackson 5.

1958 - Marie Fredriksson, pevka v duetu Roxette (1990 'It Must Of Been Love').

1967 - Noel Gallagher, pevec skupine Oasis ('Don't Look Back In Anger').

1975 - Melanie Brown, (Mel B), članica skupine The Spice Girls ('Wannabe').

Vesna Danilovič Novak