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30 December

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In 1819, German writer Theodor Fontane is born. He is regarded as the most important 19th-century German-language realist writer. His works include On Tangled Paths and Trials and Tribulations, Before the Storm, Jenny Treibel.

In 1865, English short-story writer, poet, and novelist Rudyard Kipling is born. One of his best known stories is The Jungle Book.

In 1942, writer and leading member of the dissident movement of the 1960s and 1970s Vladimir Bukovsky is born.

In 1953, the first colour televisions go on sale in the U. S.

In 1975, the American golfer Tiger Woods is born.

In 2006, in Baghdad Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is executed by hanging.

MUSIC HISTORY

1967 - On the American singles chart No. 1 is The Beatles with ‘Hello Goodbye', in second place are Gladys Knight and the Pips with 'I Heard It Through The Grapevine' and in third place are The Monkees with 'Daydream Believer'.

2001 - Nickelback takes the No. 1 spot on the American charts with 'How To Remind Me'.

2004 - American jazz player, clarinettist and composer Artie Shaw dies.

BORN ON THIS DAY

1928 - Bo Diddley, American rhythm and blues singer ('Who Do You Love?').

1939 - singer Del Shannon (1961 'Runaway').

1945 - Davy Jones, singer with The Monkees (1967 'I'm A Believer').

1946 - singer (1978 'Because The Night').

1959 - singer and actress Tracy Ullman.

1986 - Ellie Goulding, UK singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Goulding scored the 2013 No. 1 single with her song, 'Burn'.

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 1819 se je rodil nemški pisatelj Theodor Fontane. S svojimi deli Zmote in zmešnjave, Pred viharjem, Gospa Jenny Treibel sodi v vrh nemškega realizma.

Leta 1865 se je rodil mladinski pisatelj Rudyard Kipling, ki je bralcem ponudil Knjigo o džungli.

Leta 1942 se je rodil ruski pisatelj Vladimir Bukovski.

Leta 1953 so v ZDA začeli prodajati prve barvne televizorje.

Leta 1975 se je rodil ameriški golfist Tiger Woods.

Leta 2006 so v Bagdadu usmrtili iraškega predsednika Sadama Huseina.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1967 - na ameriški lestvici singlov so na prvih treh mestih The Beatles s 'Hello Goodbye', Gladys Knight and the Pips z 'I Heard It Through The Grapevine' in The Monkees z 'Daydream Believer'.

2001 - Nickelback zasedejo 1. mesto ameriške lestvice s 'How To Remind Me'.

2004 - umrl je ameriški jazzovski klarinetist in skladatelj Artie Shaw.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1928 - Bo Diddley, ameriški blues pevec ('Who Do You Love?'), umrl leta 2008.

1939 - pevec Del Shannon (1961 'Runaway').

1945 - Davy Jones, pevec v The Monkees (1967 'I'm A Believer').

1946 - pevka Patti Smith (1978 'Because The Night'). Smithova je s svojim albumom Horses vplivala na rojstvo punkerskega gibanja.

1959 - pevka in igralka Tracy Ullman.

1986 - Ellie Goulding, britanska pevka (2013 'Burn').

Vesna Danilovič Novak