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8 July

Prekmurje Foto: BoBo

In 793, occurs the first recorded attack by Vikings, who pillaged the English island of Lindisfarne.

In 1838, in Constance Count Ferdinand Adolf August Heinrich von Zeppelin is born. He became a German aircraft manufacturer and the inventor of the zeppelin.

In 1839, the American entrepreneur John Davison Rockefeller is born.

In 1889, the first issue of the Wall Street Journal is published.

In 1919, in an agreement Prekmurje is incorporated into the newly established Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.

In 1951, the American actress Anjelica Huston is born.

In 1958, the American actor Kevin Bacon is born.

In 1967, the British actress Vivien Leigh dies. She won Best Actress Academy Award for her performance as Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind.

MUSIC HISTORY

1965 - The Hollies are No. 1 on the British charts with 'I'm Alive'.

1972 - Bill Withers is at the top of the American singles chart with 'Lean On Me'.

1989 - The Fine Young Cannibals are at the top of the American charts 'Good Thing'.

1995 - TLC takes the lead on the American charts with 'Waterfalls'.

BORN ON THIS DAY

1963 - Joan Osborne, song writer (1996 'One Of Us').

1970 - Beck David Campbell, Beck (1994 'Loser').

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 793 se je zgodil prvi dokumentirani napad Vikingov, ki so ropali po angleškem otoku Lindisfare.

Leta 1819 se je rodil hrvaški skladatelj Vatroslav Lisinski.

Leta 1838 se je rodil grof Ferdinand Adolf August Heinrich von Zeppelin, nemški izdelovalec zrakoplovov in izumitelj cepelina.

Leta 1839 se je rodil ameriški podjetnik John Davison Rockefeller.

Leta 1919 je bilo s sporazumom Jugoslaviji dodeljeno Prekmurje.

Leta 1951 se je rodila igralka Anjelica Huston, leta 1958 pa igralec Kevin Bacon.

Leta 1967 je umrla angleška igralka Vivien Leigh, najbolj znana po vlogi v filmu V vrtincu.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1965 - The Hollies so na 1. mestu britanske lestvice s pesmijo 'I'm Alive'.

1972 - Bill Withers je na vrhu ameriške lestvice singlov z 'Lean On Me'.

1989 - The Fine Young Cannibals so na vrhu ameriške lestvice z 'Good Thing'.

1995 - TLC so na vrhu ameriške lestvice s pesmijo 'Waterfalls'.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1963 - Joan Osborne, tekstopiska (1996 'One Of Us').

1970 - Beck David Campbell, Beck (1994 'Loser').

Vesna Danilovič Novak