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02. Jun 2018 at 10:51 Global On this day

6 June

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In 1368 the Czech religious reformer Jan Hus is born.

In 1799 the Russian poet, writer, playwright Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin is born.

In 1875 the German writer Thomas Mann is born.

In 1933 in Camden, New Jersey the first drive-in cinema opens.

In 1944, the Allies landed in Normandy. Operation Overlord remains to this present day the largest military landing in history, as it involved in the invasion almost three million Allied troops from the U. S. , Britain and Canada. The operation ended with a victory by the allies.

In 1951 in Berlin the first Berlin International Film Festival Berlinale - opens.

In 1961 the Swiss psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung dies.

MUSIC HISTORY

1964 - The Dixie Cups are No. 1 on the American singles chart with 'Chapel Of Love'.

1970 - Christie is No. 1 on the British singles chart with 'Yellow River'.

1987 - Kim Wilde is No. 1 on the American singles chart with 'You Keep Me Hanging On'.

1987 - Whitney Houston is No. 1 on the British singles chart with 'I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)'.

1999 - Australian filmmaker Baz Luhrmann went to No. 1 on the UK singles chart with 'Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)'.

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 1368 se je rodil češki verski reformator Jan Hus.

Leta 1799 se je rodil ruski pesnik in dramatik Aleksander Sergejevič Puškin.

Leta 1875 se je rodil nemški pisatelj Thomas Mann. Leta 1933 so v Camdenu odprli prvi 'kino na prostem'.

Leta 1944 so se zavezniki izkrcali v Normandiji. Operacija Overlord velja za največje vojaško izkrcanje v zgodovini, v invaziji je sodelovalo tri milijone zavezniških vojakov iz ZDA, Velike Britanije in Kanade. Operacija se je končala z zmago zaveznikov.

Leta 1951 so v Berlinu odprli prvi mednarodni filmski festival Berlinale.

Leta 1961 je umrl švicarski psihiater Carl Gustav Jung.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1964 - The Dixie Cups so na vrhu ameriške lestvice singlov z 'Chapel Of Love'.

1970 - zasedba Christie je na vrhu britanske lestvice s pesmijo 'Yellow River'.

1987 - Kim Wilde je na vrhu ameriške lestvice s pesmijo 'You Keep Me Hanging On'.

1987 - Whitney Houston je na vrhu britanske lestvice s pesmijo 'I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)'.

1999 - avstralski režiser Baz Luhrmann je na vrhu britanske lestvice singlov z 'Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen).

Vesna Danilovič Novak