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02. Jul 2018 at 10:58 Global On this day

3 July

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In 1751, the Italian Baroque painter Giulio Quaglio dies. His most highly valued work is the painting of the Saint Nicholas' Cathedral in Ljubljana.

In 1883 in Prague, the Austrian writer Franz Kafka of Jewish decent is born. He was one of the most important representatives of modern literature. He died of tuberculosis. Novels: Process, City, America.

In 1962, the American actor Tom Cruise is born.

In 1973 in Helsinki the first conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe CSCE begins.

MUSICAL HISTORY

1968 - The Equals are in the No. 1 place on the British singles chart with Baby Come Back.

1971 - Jim Morrison, singer in the group The Doors, died. He was 27.

1977 - Hot Chocolate is No. 1 on the British singles chart with the song 'So You Win Again'.

1982 - The Human League is at the first place on the U. S. singles chart with Do not You Want Me.

1989 - Prince with the release of 'Batman' is No. 1 on the British albums chart.

BORN ON THIS DAY

1929 - David Lynch, singer in the group The Platters (Smoke Gets In Your Eyes).

1957 - Laura Branigan, American singer ('Self Control').

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 1751 je umrl italijanski slikar Giulio Quaglio, avtor iluzionistične poslikave ljubljanske stolnice.

Leta 1883 se je v Pragi rodil avstrijski pisatelj Franz Kafka, ki je bil eden najpomembnejših predstavnikov moderne književnosti. Napisal je romane Proces, Grad in Amerika.

Leta 1955 so v Ljubljani odprli razstavo, ki je kasneje postala najstarejši še delujoči grafični bienale na svetu.

Leta 1962 se je rodil ameriški filmski igralec Tom Cruise.

Leta 1973 je bila v Helsinkih prva konferenca o evropski varnosti in sodelovanju.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1968 - The Equals so na 1. mestu britanske lestvice singlov z 'Baby Come Back'.

1971 - star 27 let je umrl Jim Morrison, pevec skupine The Doors.

1977 - Hot Chocolate so na 1. mestu britanske lestvice singlov s skladbo 'So You Win Again'.

1982 - The Human League so na vrhu ameriške lestvice s pesmijo 'Don't You Want Me'.

1989 - Prince je bil z albumom 'Batman' na 1. mestu britanske lestvice albumov.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1929 - David Lynch, pevec zasedbe The Platters ('Smoke Gets In Your Eyes').

1957 - Laura Branigan, ameriška pevka ('Self Control').

Vesna Danilovič Novak