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06. Jun 2018 at 06:49 Global On this day

8 June

Primož Trubar
Primož Trubar Foto: BoBo

In 793 AD, the Viking conquest of the Lindisfarn monastery on the English island of Holy the Viking age in England begins.

In 1508 the Protestant reformer primož Trubar is born. He is most known as the author of the first Slovene language printed book.

In 1795 the French King Louis XVII dies.

In 1810, the German born composer Robert Alexander Schumann is born.

In 1918 the Slovene theater actor, director, puppeteer Nace Simončič is born.

In 1983 the Slovenian writer Miško Kranjec dies.

MUSIC HISTORY

1967 - Procol Harum is No. 1 on the British singles chart with 'A Whiter Shade Of Pale'.

1985 - Tears For Fears are No. 1 on the American singles chart with 'Everybody Wants To Rule The World'.

1991 - Colour Me Bad is No. 1 on the British singles chart with 'I Wanna Sex You Up'. Some radio stations changed the word 'sex' for ''love'' and announced the song as 'I Wanna Love You Up'.

1991 - Extreme is No. 1 on the American singles chart with 'More Than Words'.

1996 - The Fugees are No. 1 on the British singles chart with the hit by Robert Flack in 1973 'Killing Me Softly'.

BORN ON THIS DAY

1953 - Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler ('Total eclipse of my heart').

1940 - Nancy Sinatra (1966 'These Boots Are Made For Walking').

1960 - Mick Hucknall, singer in Simply Red (1986 'Holding Back The Years').

1977 - Kayne West, US rapper, (2005 'Gold Digger').

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 793 se z vikinškim zavzetjem samostana Lindisfarne na angleškem otoku Holy začne vikinška doba v Angliji.

Leta 1508 se je na Rašici pri Velikih Laščah rodil slovenski protestant Primož Trubar. Prvi slovenski knjigi Katekizem in Abecednik, s katerima je Trubar postavil temelj slovenskega knjižnega jezika in književnosti, sta izšli leta 1550. Od leta 2010 je 8. junij dan Primoža Trubarja in tudi državni praznik.

Leta 1795 je umrl francoski kralj Ludvik XVII.

Leta 1810 se je rodil nemški skladatelj Robert Alexander Schumann.

Leta 1869 je izumitelj Ives McGaffey patentiral prvi sesalec.

Leta 1918 se je rodil gledališki igralec, režiser, lutkar Nace Simončič.

Leta 1983 je umrl slovenski pisatelj Miško Kranjec. Njegova dela so Povest o dobrih ljudeh, Pod zvezdo, Mladost v močvirju in Strici so mi povedali.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1967 - zasedba Procol Harum je na vrhu britanske lestvice s pesmijo 'A Whiter Shade Of Pale'.

1985 - Tears For Fears so na 1. mestu ameriške lestvice s pesmijo 'Everybody Wants To Rule The World'.

1991 - Color Me Bad so na vrhu britanske lestvice s pesmijo 'I Wanna Sex You Up'. Nekatere radijske postaje so besedo 'sex' zamenjale z ''love'' in jo napovedovale kot 'I Wanna Love You Up'.

1991 - duo Extreme je na 1. mestu ameriške lestvice s pesmijo 'More Than Words'.

1996 - The Fugees so na 1. mestu britanske lestvice z uspešnico Roberte Flack iz leta 1973 'Killing Me Softly'.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1953 - valižanska pevka Bonnie Tyler ('Total eclipse of my heart').

1940 - Nancy Sinatra ('These Boots Are Made For Walking').

1960 - Mick Hucknall, pevec v Simply Red ('Holding Back The Years').

1977 - Kayne West, ameriški reper (2005 'Gold Digger').

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