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02. Jul 2018 at 11:27 Global On this day

5 July

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In 1843 in Ljubljana the Agricultural and Handicraft News begins to be published. The editor is Janez Bleiweis.

In 1865 the first numeric speed limit was created in the UK.

In 1889 the French poet, playwright, writer and film director Jean Cocteau is born. They called him Ambassador of the French spirit. Dramas: The Infernal Machine, The Typewriter. Films: Orpheus, Beauty and the Beast.

In 1932, Antonio de Oliveira Salazar, former finance minister of the Portuguese government, becomes Prime Minister. With complete absolutism and terror he was in power until 1968.

In 1943, near Kursk begins the largest tank battle of the Second World War.

In 1946 the modern bikini was introduced in Paris, named after Bikini Atoll in the Pacific.

In 1951 Dr. William Shockley announced that he had invented the junction transistor.

MUSIC HISTORY

1986 - Billy Ocean is No. 1 on the American singles chart with 'There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)'.

1986 - Janet Jackson is at the top of the American albums chart with 'Control'.

2009 - Michael Jackson is at the top of the British albums chart with ‘The Essential Michael Jackson’.

BORN ON THIS DAY

1950 - Huey Lewis, singer in the group Huey Lewis and the News ('The Power Of Love').

1959 - Marc Cohn, American singer and songwriter ('Walking In Memphis').

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 1843 so v Ljubljani začele izhajati Kmetijske in rokodelske novice, katerih urednik je bil Janez Bleiweis.

Leta 1865 začne v Angliji veljati prva omejitev hitrosti na svetu.

Leta 1889 se je rodil francoski pesnik, dramatik, kritik in filmski režiser Jean Cocteau. Napisal je drame Peklenski stroj, Pisalni stroj, Orfej, Lepotica in zver.

Leta 1932 je Antonio de Oliveira Salazar postal predsednik portugalske vlade. S popolnim apsolutizmom in terorjem je vladal do leta 1968.

Leta 1943 se je pri Kursku pričela največja tankovska bitka v drugi svetovni vojni.

Leta 1945 so na modni reviji v Parizu predstavili dvodelne kopalke, ki so jih poimenovali po otočju Bikini.

Leta 1951 je Dr. William Shockley objavil, da je izumil tranzistor.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1986 - Billy Ocean je na 1. mestu ameriške lestvice singlov s skladbo 'There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)'.

1986 - Janet Jackson je na vrhu ameriške lestvice albumov z 'Control'.

2009 - Michael Jackson je na vrhu britanske lestvice albumov z ‘The Essential Michael Jackson’.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1950 - Huey Lewis, pevec skupine Huey Lewis and the News ('The Power Of Love').

1959 - Marc Cohn, ameriški pevec, pisec besedil ('Walking In Memphis').

Vesna Danilovič Novak