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4 May

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In 1874 the Slovenian poet Cveto Golar is born. His favourite theme praised the natural beauty of his home land.

In 1903 the conflict with the Turkish army the head of the Macedonian revolutionary movement Gotse Delchev is killed.

In 1929 in Belgium actress Audrey Hepburn is born.

In 1936 the Slovenian benefactor and politician Ivan Kramberger is born. In 1992, he was shot dead.

In 1972 the environmental organization Do not Make a Wave committee is renamed as the Greenpeace Foundation. The organization is best known for its campaigns to protect whales and drawing attention to global warming as well as the danger in the use of nuclear energy. The Greenpeace headquarters are in Amsterdam.

In 1980, at the University Clinical Center the president of the then Yugoslavia Josip Broz Tito dies. In 1945, he became the first and also for life President of Yugoslavia.

MUSIC HISTORY

1967 - The Young Rascals are at No. 1 on the American singles charts with 'Groovin'.

1974 - Grand Funk Railroad is No. 1 on the American charts with 'The Loco-Motion'.

1985 - Phyllis Nelson takes the top spot on the British charts with the song 'Move Closer'.

1991 - Cher is No. 1 on the British charts with the song from the film Mermaids 'The Shoop Shoop Song'.

1996 - George Michael enraptures the Brits and takes No. 1 spot on the charts with 'Fastlove'.

2003 - Madonna is at No. 1 on the US album chart with 'American Life'.

BORN ON THIS DAY

1951 - Jackie Jackson, member of the The Jackson Five (1970 'I Want You Back').

1961 - Jay Aston, singer with the group Bucks Fizz (1981 'Making Your Mind Up').

1970 - Gregg Alexander, singer in the New Radicals (1999 'You Get What You Give').

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 1874 se je v Gostečah pri Sori rodil slovenski pesnik Cveto Golar. Najraje je opeval naravne lepote domače zemlje, znana pa je tudi njegova ljudska igra Vdova Rošlinka.

Leta 1903 je v boju s Turki umrl vodja makedonskega revolucionarnega gibanja Goce Delčev.

Leta 1929 se je v Belgiji rodila igralka Audrey Hepburn.

Leta 1936 se je rodil slovenski izumitelj, dobrotnik in politik Ivan Kramberger. Leta 1992 so ga ustrelili.

Leta 1972 se je okoljevarstvena organizacija Don't Make a Wave Committe preimenovala v Greenpeace Foundation. Organizacija je najbolj znana po svojih kampanjah za zaščito kitov in opozarjanju na globalno segrevanje ter nevarnost uporabe jedrske energije. Sedež Greenpeaca je v Amsterdamu.

Leta 1980 je v ljubljanskem kliničnem centru umrl predsednik tedanje Jugoslavije Josip Broz - Tito. Leta 1945 je postal predsednik Jugoslavije.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1967 - The Young Rascals so na vrhu ameriške lestvice s pesmijo 'Groovin'.

1974 - Grand Funk Railroad so na vrhu ameriške lestvice s pesmijo 'The Loco-Motion.

1985 - Phyllis Nelson zasede vrh britanske lestvice s pesmijo 'Move Closer'.

1991 - Cher je na 1. mestu britanske lestvice s pesmijo iz filma Mermaids 'The Shoop Shoop Song'.

1996 - George Michael je na vrhu britanske lestvice s pesmijo 'Fastlove'.

2003 - Madonna je na vrhu ameriške lestvice z albumom 'American Life'.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1951 - Jackie Jackson, članica The Jackson Five (1970 'I Want You Back').

1961 - Jay Aston, pevec v zasedbi Bucks Fizz (1981 'Making Your Mind Up').

1970 - Gregg Alexander, pevec v New Radicals (1999 'You Get What You Give').

Vesna Danilovič Novak