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- 10/05/18--21:44: _THIS DAY IN MUSIC
- 10/05/18--21:52: _Article 7
- 10/06/18--02:14: _Article 6
- 10/06/18--02:56: _Article 5
- 10/06/18--03:28: _ΘΑ ΚΟΛΥΜΠΗΣΟΥΝ ΑΠΟ ...
- 10/06/18--03:56: _Η 'ΛΗΜΝΟΣ'ΚΑΙ ΤΟ ΡΑ...
- 10/06/18--05:07: _Article 2
- 10/06/18--05:15: _Article 1
- 10/06/18--05:43: _'ΑΠΟΓΕΙΩΘΗΚΕ'ΤΟ RAD...
- 10/06/18--08:51: _Article 0
- 10/06/18--19:51: _7 ΟΚΤΩΒΡΙΟΥ
- 10/06/18--19:55: _Η ΜΑΡΙΖΑ ΚΩΧ ΣΤΟ ΒΑ...
- 10/06/18--20:07: _Article 8
- 10/06/18--20:23: _Article 7
- 10/06/18--20:27: _Article 6
- 10/06/18--20:30: _Article 5
- 10/06/18--20:44: _ΣΗΜΕΡΑ-7 ΟΚΤΩΒΡΙΟΥ
- 10/06/18--20:46: _EVENTS OF THIS DAY ...
- 10/06/18--20:47: _THIS DAY IN MUSIC
- 10/06/18--21:00: _Article 1
- 10/05/18--21:44: THIS DAY IN MUSIC
- 10/05/18--21:52: Article 7
- 10/06/18--02:14: Article 6
- 10/06/18--02:56: Article 5
- 10/06/18--03:28: ΘΑ ΚΟΛΥΜΠΗΣΟΥΝ ΑΠΟ ΤΗΝ ΛΗΜΝΟ ΣΤΟΝ ΑΓΙΟ ΕΥΣΤΡΑΤΙΟ
- 10/06/18--03:56: Η 'ΛΗΜΝΟΣ'ΚΑΙ ΤΟ ΡΑΔΙΟ 'ΑΛΦΑ'ΤΟΥ ΗΛΙΑ ΚΟΤΣΑΛΗ
- 10/06/18--05:07: Article 2
- 10/06/18--05:15: Article 1
- 10/06/18--05:43: 'ΑΠΟΓΕΙΩΘΗΚΕ'ΤΟ RADIO CITY INTERNATIONAL'
- 10/06/18--08:51: Article 0
- Carnival Cruise Ships launched its latest addition to its fleet this year, with the Carnival Horizon taking sail on April 2, 2018.
- The Horizon is the most recent addition to Carnival's line of " Vista class" ships, a new line that can carry over 133,000 gross tonnage. These ships feature IMAX theaters, themed staterooms and bars, and outdoor sports areas.
- "Carnival Horizon offers some new one-of-a-kind features and attractions that make this ship truly special allowing our guests to create a lifetime of wonderful vacation memories," Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line, said in a press statement.
- Carnival Cruise Line has been named "America's Most Trusted Cruise Line" by Reader's Digest four years in a row.
- 10/06/18--19:51: 7 ΟΚΤΩΒΡΙΟΥ
- 10/06/18--19:55: Η ΜΑΡΙΖΑ ΚΩΧ ΣΤΟ ΒΑΦΟΠΟΥΛΕΙΟ
- 10/06/18--20:07: Article 8
- 10/06/18--20:23: Article 7
- 10/06/18--20:27: Article 6
- 10/06/18--20:30: Article 5
- 10/06/18--20:44: ΣΗΜΕΡΑ-7 ΟΚΤΩΒΡΙΟΥ
- 10/06/18--20:46: EVENTS OF THIS DAY IN THE PAST. 7/10
- 3761 BC – The epoch reference date epoch (origin) of the modern Hebrew calendar.
- 1403 – Venetian–Genoese wars: The Genoese fleet under a French admiral is defeated by a Venetian fleet.
- 1477 – Uppsala University is inaugurated after receiving its corporate rights from Pope Sixtus IV in February the same year.
- 1513 – War of the League of Cambrai: Spain defeats Venice.
- 1571 – The Battle of Lepanto is fought, and the Ottoman Navy suffers its first defeat.
- 1691 – The charter for the Province of Massachusetts Bay is issued.
- 1763 – King George III issues the Royal Proclamation of 1763, closing aboriginal lands in North America north and west of the Alleghenies to white settlements.
- 1777 – American Revolutionary War: The Americans defeat the British in the Second Battle of Saratoga, also known as the Battle of Bemis Heights.
- 1780 – American Revolutionary War: American militia defeat royalist irregulars led by British major Patrick Ferguson in South Carolina.
- 1800 – French corsair Robert Surcouf, commander of the 18-gun ship La Confiance, captures the British 38-gun Kent.
- 1826 – The Granite Railway begins operations as the first chartered railway in the U.S.
- 1828 – Morea expedition: The city of Patras, Greece, is liberated by the French expeditionary force.
- 1840 – Willem II becomes King of the Netherlands.
- 1864 – American Civil War: A US Navy ship captures a Confederate raider in a Brazilian seaport.
- 1868 – Cornell University holds opening day ceremonies; initial student enrollment is 412, the highest at any American university to that date.
- 1870 – Franco-Prussian War: Léon Gambetta escapes the siege of Paris in a hot-air balloon.
- 1879 – Germany and Austria-Hungary sign the "Twofold Covenant" and create the Dual Alliance.
- 1912 – The Helsinki Stock Exchange sees its first transaction.
- 1916 – Georgia Tech defeats Cumberland University 222–0 in the most lopsided college football game in American history.
- 1919 – KLM, the flag carrier of the Netherlands, is founded. It is the oldest airline still operating under its original name.
- 1924 – Andreas Michalakopoulos becomes prime minister of Greece for a short period of time.
- 1929 – Photius II becomes Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople.
- 1933 – Air France is inaugurated, after being formed by a merger of five French airlines.
- 1940 – World War II: The McCollum memo proposes bringing the United States into the war in Europe by provoking the Japanese to attack the United States.
- 1944 – World War II: During an uprising at Birkenau concentration camp, Jewish prisoners burn down Crematorium IV.
- 1949 – The communist German Democratic Republic (East Germany) is formed.
- 1950 – Mother Teresa establishes the Missionaries of Charity.
- 1958 – The 1958 Pakistani coup d'état inaugurates a prolonged period of military rule.
- 1958 – The U.S. manned space-flight project is renamed Project Mercury.
- 1959 – The Soviet probe Luna 3 transmits the first-ever photographs of the far side of the Moon.
- 1963 – President Kennedy signs the ratification of the Partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.
- 1977 – The Fourth Soviet Constitution is adopted.
- 1985 – The Mameyes landslide kills almost 200 people in Puerto Rico.
- 1985 – Four men from the Palestine Liberation Front hijack the MS Achille Lauro off the coast of Egypt.
- 1987 – Sikh nationalists declare the independence of Khalistan from India; it is not internationally recognized.
- 1988 – A hunter discovers three gray whales trapped under the ice near Alaska; the situation becomes a multinational effort to free the whales.
- 1991 – Croatian War of Independence: Bombing of Banski dvori in Zagreb, Croatia.
- 1993 – The flood of '93 ends at St. Louis, Missouri, 103 days after it began, as the Mississippi River falls below flood stage.
- 1996 – Fox News Channel begins broadcasting.
- 1998 – Matthew Shepard, a gay student at the University of Wyoming, is found tied to a fence after being savagely beaten by two young adults in Laramie, Wyoming.
- 2001 – The U.S. invasion of Afghanistan begins with an air assault and covert operations on the ground.
- 2003 – The governor of California, Gray Davis, is recalled in favor of Arnold Schwarzenegger.
- 2008 – Asteroid 2008 TC3 impacts the Earth over Sudan, the first time an asteroid impact is detected prior to its entry into earth's atmosphere.
- 2016 – In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, the death toll rises to 800.
- 13 BC – Drusus Julius Caesar, Roman politician (d. 23 AD)
- 1301 – Grand Prince Aleksandr Mikhailovich of Tver (d. 1339)
- 1409 – Elizabeth of Luxembourg (d. 1442)
- 1471 – Frederick I of Denmark (d. 1533)
- 1474 – Bernhard III, Margrave of Baden-Baden (d. 1536)
- 1482 – Ernest, Margrave of Baden-Durlach (d. 1553)
- 1573 – William Laud, English archbishop and academic (d. 1645)
- 1576 – John Marston, English poet and playwright (d. 1634)
- 1586 – Isaac Massa, Dutch diplomat (d. 1643)
- 1589 – Archduchess Maria Maddalena of Austria (d. 1631)
- 1591 – Pierre Le Muet, French architect (d. 1669)
- 1597 – Captain John Underhill, English settler and soldier (d. 1672)
- 1635 – Roger de Piles, French painter (d. 1709)
- 1713 – Granville Elliott, English general (d. 1759)
- 1728 – Caesar Rodney, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 4th Governor of Delaware (d. 1784)
- 1744 – Sergey Vyazmitinov, Russian general and politician, War Governor of Saint Petersburg (d. 1819)
- 1746 – William Billings, American composer and educator (d. 1800)
- 1748 – Charles XIII of Sweden (d. 1818)
- 1769 – Solomon Sibley, American lawyer, jurist, and politician, 1st Mayor of Detroit (d. 1846)
- 1786 – Louis-Joseph Papineau, Canadian lawyer and politician (d. 1871)
- 1798 – Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume, French instrument maker and businessman (d. 1875)
- 1819 – Ann Eliza Smith, American author and patriot (d. 1905)
- 1821 – Richard H. Anderson, American general (d. 1879)
- 1832 – Charles Crozat Converse, American lawyer and composer (d. 1918)
- 1835 – Felix Draeseke, German composer and educator (d. 1913)
- 1836 – Henri Elzéar Taschereau, Canadian scholar and jurist, 4th Chief Justice of Canada (d. 1911)
- 1841 – Nicholas I of Montenegro (d. 1921)
- 1849 – James Whitcomb Riley, American poet and author (d. 1916)
- 1860 – Leonidas Paraskevopoulos, Greek general and politician (d. 1936)
- 1866 – Wlodimir Ledóchowski, Polish-Austrian religious leader, 26th Superior General of the Society of Jesus (d. 1942)
- 1870 – Uncle Dave Macon, American old-time country banjo player, singer-songwriter, and comedian (d. 1952)
- 1876 – Louis Tancred, South African cricketer (d. 1934)
- 1879 – Joe Hill, Swedish-born American labor activist and poet (d. 1915)
- 1881 – Mikhail Drozdovsky, Ukrainian-Russian general (d. 1918)
- 1884 – Harold Geiger, American lieutenant and pilot (d. 1927)
- 1885 – Niels Bohr, Danish physicist and philosopher, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1962)
- 1885 – Claud Ashton Jones, American admiral, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1948)
- 1887 – Jack Russell, English cricketer and coach (d. 1961)
- 1888 – Henry A. Wallace, American lawyer and politician, 33rd Vice President of the United States (d. 1965)
- 1888 – Edna Meade Colson, African American educator and activist (d. 1985)
- 1889 – Robert Z. Leonard, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1968)
- 1892 – Dwain Esper, American director and producer (d. 1982)
- 1893 – Alice Dalgliesh, Trinidadian-American author and publisher (d. 1979)
- 1894 – Del Lord, Canadian-American actor and director (d. 1970)
- 1895 – Maurice Grevisse, Belgian linguist and author (d. 1980)
- 1896 – Paulino Alcántara, Spanish Filipino football player and manager (d. 1964)
- 1897 – Elijah Muhammad, American religious leader (d. 1975)
- 1897 – Thakin Mya, Burmese lawyer and politician (d. 1947)
- 1900 – Heinrich Himmler, German commander and politician (d. 1945)
- 1904 – Armando Castellazzi, Italian footballer and coach (d. 1968)
- 1905 – Andy Devine, American actor (d. 1977)
- 1907 – Helen MacInnes, Scottish-American librarian and author (d. 1985)
- 1909 – Anni Blomqvist, Finnish author (d. 1990)
- 1909 – Shura Cherkassky, Ukrainian-American pianist and educator (d. 1995)
- 1909 – Erastus Corning 2nd, American soldier and politician, 72nd Mayor of Albany (d. 1983)
- 1910 – Henry Plumer McIlhenny, American art collector and philanthropist (d. 1986)
- 1911 – Vaughn Monroe, American singer, trumpet player, and bandleader (d. 1973)
- 1912 – Fernando Belaúnde Terry, Peruvian architect and politician, 85th President of Peru (d. 2002)
- 1912 – Peter Walker, English race car driver (d. 1984)
- 1913 – Simon Carmiggelt, Dutch journalist and author (d. 1987)
- 1913 – Raimond Valgre, Estonian pianist, guitarist, and composer (d. 1949)
- 1914 – Sarah Churchill, English actress (d. 1982)
- 1914 – Alfred Drake, American actor and singer (d. 1992)
- 1914 – Herman Keiser, American golfer (d. 2003)
- 1917 – June Allyson, American actress (d. 2006)
- 1918 – Harry V. Jaffa, American historian, philosopher, and academic (d. 2015)
- 1919 – Henriette Avram, American computer scientist and academic (d. 2006)
- 1919 – Zelman Cowen, Australian academic and politician, 19th Governor-General of Australia (d. 2011)
- 1919 – Georges Duby, French historian and author (d. 1996)
- 1920 – Georg Leber, German soldier and politician, German Federal Minister of Defence (d. 2012)
- 1920 – Jack Rowley, English footballer and manager (d. 1998)
- 1921 – Raymond Goethals, Belgian footballer and coach (d. 2004)
- 1922 – Grady Hatton, American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 2013)
- 1922 – William Zinsser, American journalist and critic (d. 2015)
- 1923 – Irma Grese, German SS officer (d. 1945)
- 1923 – Břetislav Pojar, Czech animator and director (d. 2012)
- 1923 – Jean-Paul Riopelle, Canadian painter and sculptor (d. 2002)
- 1927 – Al Martino, American singer and actor (d. 2009)
- 1927 – R. D. Laing, Scottish psychiatrist and author (d. 1989)
- 1927 – Demetrio González, Spanish-Mexican film actor and singer (d. 2015)
- 1928 – José Messias, Brazilian composer, singer, writer, host and critic (d. 2015)
- 1928 – Ali Kafi, Pakistani politician (d. 2013)
- 1928 – Lorna Wing, English autism researcher (d.2014)
- 1929 – Graeme Ferguson, Canadian director and producer, co-founded the IMAX Corporation
- 1929 – Mariano Gagnon, American Catholic priest and author (d. 2017)
- 1929 – Robert Westall, English journalist and author (d. 1993)
- 1930 – Curtis Crider, American race car driver (d. 2012)
- 1931 – Cotton Fitzsimmons, American basketball player and coach (d. 2004)
- 1931 – Tommy Lewis, American football player and coach (d. 2014)
- 1931 – R. Sivagurunathan, Sri Lankan journalist, lawyer, and academic (d. 2003)
- 1931 – Desmond Tutu, South African archbishop and activist, Nobel Prize laureate
- 1932 – Joannes Gijsen, Dutch bishop (d. 2013)
- 1933 – Harold Dunaway, American race car driver and pilot (d. 2012)
- 1934 – Amiri Baraka, American poet, playwright, and academic (d. 2014)
- 1934 – Ulrike Meinhof, German far-left terrorist, co-founder of the Red Army Faction, journalist (d. 1976)
- 1934 – Julian Thompson, English general and historian
- 1935 – Thomas Keneally, Australian novelist, playwright, and essayist
- 1936 – Michael Hurll, English director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2012)
- 1937 – Christopher Booker, English journalist and author
- 1937 – Chet Powers, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Quicksilver Messenger Service) (d. 1994)
- 1937 – Maria Szyszkowska, Polish academic and politician
- 1938 – Ann Jones, English tennis player and sportscaster
- 1939 – John Hopcroft, American computer scientist and author
- 1939 – Clive James, Australian television host, author, and critic
- 1939 – Harry Kroto, English chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2016)
- 1939 – Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya, Congolese cardinal
- 1939 – Bill Snyder, American football player and coach
- 1940 – Bruce Vento, American educator and politician (d. 2000)
- 1942 – Joy Behar, American talk show host, comedian and television personality
- 1943 – José Cardenal, Cuban baseball player and coach
- 1943 – Oliver North, American colonel, journalist, and author
- 1944 – Judee Sill, American singer-songwriter and musician (d. 1979)
- 1944 – Donald Tsang, Chinese civil servant and politician, 2nd Chief Executive of Hong Kong
- 1945 – Kevin Godley, English singer-songwriter and director
- 1945 – David Wallace, Scottish physicist and academic
- 1946 – John Brass, Australian rugby player and coach
- 1946 – Catharine MacKinnon, American lawyer, activist, and author
- 1947 – Chris Bambridge, Australian footballer and referee
- 1948 – Diane Ackerman, American poet and essayist
- 1948 – John F. B. Mitchell, English climatologist and author
- 1948 – Stephen Rucker, American composer
- 1949 – Dave Hope, American bass player and priest
- 1950 – Dick Jauron, American football player and coach
- 1950 – Jakaya Kikwete, Tanzanian colonel, economist, and politician, 4th President of Tanzania
- 1951 – Enki Bilal, French comic book creator, comics artist and film director
- 1951 – John Mellencamp, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
- 1952 – Vladimir Putin, Russian colonel and politician, 4th President of Russia
- 1952 – Jacques Richard, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2002)
- 1952 – Graham Yallop, Australian cricketer
- 1953 – Linda Griffiths, Canadian actress and playwright (d. 2014)
- 1953 – Margus Lepa, Estonian journalist and actor
- 1953 – Tico Torres, American drummer
- 1955 – Ralph Johnson, American computer scientist and author
- 1955 – Bill Henson, Australian photographer
- 1955 – Yo-Yo Ma, French-American cellist and educator
- 1956 – Steve Bainbridge, English rugby player
- 1956 – Mike Shipley, Australian-English sound engineer and producer (d. 2013)
- 1956 – Brian Sutter, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
- 1957 – Joey Marquez, Filipino basketball player, actor, and politician
- 1957 – Michael W. Smith, American singer-songwriter and actor
- 1957 – Jayne Torvill, English figure skater
- 1959 – Dylan Baker, American actor
- 1959 – Simon Cowell, English businessman and producer, created The X Factor and Britain's Got Talent
- 1959 – Lourdes Flores, Peruvian lawyer and politician
- 1959 – Jean-Marc Fournier, Canadian lawyer and politician
- 1959 – Brazo de Oro, Mexican wrestler (d. 2017)
- 1960 – Kevin Boyle, American historian and author
- 1961 – Brian Mannix, Australian singer-songwriter
- 1961 – Tony Sparano, American football player and coach
- 1962 – Dave Bronconnier, Canadian businessman and politician, 35th Mayor of Calgary
- 1962 – Micky Flanagan, English comedian
- 1962 – William Johnson, German-English cricketer
- 1964 – Sam Brown, English singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer
- 1964 – Dan Savage, American LGBT rights activist, journalist and television producer
- 1964 – Paul Stewart, English footballer
- 1965 – Genji Hashimoto, Japanese race car driver
- 1965 – Kumiko Watanabe, Japanese voice actress
- 1966 – Sherman Alexie, American novelist, short story writer, poet, and filmmaker
- 1966 – Marco Beltrami, Italian-American composer and conductor
- 1966 – Janet Shaw, Australian cyclist and author (d. 2012)
- 1967 – Michelle Alexander, American law professor, author and activist
- 1967 – Peter Baker, English golfer
- 1967 – Toni Braxton, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress
- 1967 – Luke Haines, English singer-songwriter and keyboard player
- 1968 – Thom Yorke, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1969 – Bobbie Brown, American model and actress
- 1969 – Malia Hosaka, American wrestler
- 1969 – Per Mathisen, Norwegian bass player and composer
- 1969 – Maria Whittaker, English model, actress, and singer
- 1971 – Daniel Boucher, Canadian singer and actor
- 1972 – Marlou Aquino, Filipino basketball player
- 1972 – Ben Younger, American director, producer, and screenwriter
- 1973 – Dida, Brazilian footballer
- 1973 – Priest Holmes, American football player
- 1973 – Sami Hyypiä, Finnish footballer and manager
- 1973 – Grigol Mgaloblishvili, Georgian politician and diplomat, 7th Prime Minister of Georgia
- 1974 – Rune Glifberg, Danish skateboarder
- 1974 – Ruslan Nigmatullin, Russian footballer
- 1974 – Charlotte Perrelli, Swedish singer
- 1975 – Giorgos Karadimos, Greek singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1975 – Damian Kulash, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1975 – Tim Minchin, English-Australian comedian, actor, and singer
- 1976 – Marc Coma, Spanish motorcycle racer
- 1976 – Taylor Hicks, American singer-songwriter
- 1976 – Gilberto Silva, Brazilian footballer
- 1976 – Santiago Solari, Argentinian footballer and manager
- 1976 – Charles Woodson, American football player
- 1977 – Antoine Revoy, French comics writer and illustrator
- 1978 – Alison Balsom, English trumpet player and educator
- 1978 – Alesha Dixon, English singer-songwriter and dancer
- 1978 – Zaheer Khan, Indian cricketer
- 1979 – Simona Amânar, Romanian gymnast
- 1979 – Aaron Ashmore, Canadian actor
- 1979 – Shawn Ashmore, Canadian actor
- 1982 – Madjid Bougherra, Algerian footballer
- 1982 – Jermain Defoe, English footballer
- 1982 – Robby Ginepri, American tennis player
- 1982 – Li Yundi, Chinese pianist
- 1982 – Lockett Pundt, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1983 – Archie Bland, English journalist and author
- 1983 – Dwayne Bravo, Trinidadian cricketer
- 1983 – Flying Lotus, American rapper, DJ, and producer
- 1983 – Scottie Upshall, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1984 – Salman Butt, Pakistani cricketer
- 1984 – Toma Ikuta, Japanese actor and singer
- 1984 – Simon Poulsen, Danish footballer
- 1984 – Zachary Wyatt, American soldier and politician
- 1985 – Evan Longoria, American baseball player
- 1986 – Chase Daniel, American football player
- 1986 – Lee Nguyen, American soccer player
- 1986 – Gunnar Nielsen, Faroese footballer
- 1986 – Bree Olson, American porn actress and producer
- 1986 – Amy Satterthwaite, New Zealand cricketer
- 1987 – Jeremy Brockie, New Zealand footballer
- 1987 – Aiden English, American wrestler
- 1987 – Sam Querrey, American tennis player
- 1988 – Diego da Silva Costa, Brazilian footballer
- 1988 – Lauren Mayberry, Scottish singer-songwriter
- 1989 – Trent Merrin, Australian rugby league player
- 1990 – Sebastián Coates, Uruguayan footballer
- 1991 – Lay, Chinese singer-songwriter and actor
- 1992 – Mookie Betts, American baseball player
- 1995 – Lyndon Dykes, Australian professional soccer player
- 1995 – Lloyd Jones, English professional footballer
- 1995 – Bram van Vlerken, Dutch professional football player
- 1995 – Mathias Dyngeland, Norwegian footballer
- 1998 – Trent Alexander-Arnold, English professional footballer
- 336 – Mark, pope of the Catholic Church
- 858 – Montoku, Japanese emperor (b. 826)
- 929 – Charles the Simple, French king (b. 879)
- 950 – Li, Chinese empress consort
- 951 – Shi Zong, emperor of the Liao Dynasty (b. 919)
- 951 – Xiao, Chinese Khitan empress dowager
- 951 – Zhen, Chinese Khitan empress consort
- 988 – Qian Chu, king of Wuyue (b. 929)
- 1242 – Juntoku, Japanese emperor (b. 1197)
- 1259 – Ezzelino III da Romano, Italian ruler
- 1363 – Eleanor de Bohun, English noblewoman (b. 1304)
- 1368 – Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence, Belgian-English politician (b. 1338)
- 1461 – Jean Poton de Xaintrailles, follower of Joan of Arc (b. c. 1390)
- 1468 – Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta, Italian nobleman (b. 1417)
- 1553 – Cristóbal de Morales, Spanish composer (b. 1500)
- 1571 – Sufi Ali Pasha, Ottoman soldier and politician, Ottoman Governor of Egypt
- 1571 – Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg, Danish queen consort of Christian III of Denmark (b. 1511)
- 1577 – George Gascoigne, English soldier, courtier, and poet (b. 1535)
- 1612 – Giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian poet, playwright, and diplomat (b. 1538)
- 1620 – Stanisław Żółkiewski, Polish-Lithuanian commander (b. 1547)
- 1637 – Victor Amadeus I, duke of Savoy (b. 1587)
- 1651 – Jacques Sirmond, French scholar (b. 1559)
- 1653 – Fausto Poli, Italian cardinal (b. 1581)
- 1708 – Guru Gobind Singh, Indian 10th Sikh guru (b. 1666)
- 1772 – John Woolman, American preacher and abolitionist (b. 1720)
- 1787 – Henry Muhlenberg, German-American pastor and missionary (b. 1711)
- 1792 – George Mason, American lawyer and politician (b. 1725)
- 1793 – Wills Hill, 1st Marquess of Downshire, English politician, President of the Board of Trade (b. 1718)
- 1796 – Thomas Reid, Scottish mathematician and philosopher (b. 1710)
- 1849 – Edgar Allan Poe, American short story writer, poet, and critic (b. 1809)
- 1884 – Bernard Petitjean, French Roman Catholic missionary to Japan (b. 1829)
- 1894 – Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., American physician, author, and poet (b. 1809)
- 1903 – Rudolf Lipschitz, German mathematician and academic (b. 1832)
- 1904 – Isabella Bird, English historian and explorer (b. 1831)
- 1906 – Honoré Beaugrand, Canadian journalist and politician, 18th Mayor of Montreal (b. 1848)
- 1911 – John Hughlings Jackson, English neurologist and physician (b. 1835)
- 1919 – Alfred Deakin, Australian lawyer and politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1856)
- 1925 – Christy Mathewson, American baseball player and manager (b. 1880)
- 1926 – Emil Kraepelin, German psychologist and academic (b. 1856)
- 1933 – Alexander Peacock, Australian politician, 20th Premier of Victoria (b. 1861)
- 1939 – Harvey Williams Cushing, American neurosurgeon and academic (b. 1869)
- 1943 – Radclyffe Hall, English author and poet (b. 1880)
- 1944 – Helmut Lent, German colonel and pilot (b. 1918)
- 1950 – Willis Haviland Carrier, American engineer (b. 1876)
- 1951 – Anton Philips, Dutch businessman, co-founded Philips (b. 1874)
- 1956 – Clarence Birdseye, American businessman, founded Birds Eye (b. 1886)
- 1959 – Mario Lanza, American tenor and actor (b. 1921)
- 1966 – Grigoris Asikis, Greek singer-songwriter (b. 1890)
- 1967 – Norman Angell, English journalist and politician, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1872)
- 1969 – Léon Scieur, Belgian cyclist (b. 1888)
- 1970 – Alphonse-Marie Parent, Canadian priest and academic (b. 1906)
- 1983 – George O. Abell, American astronomer, professor at UCLA, science popularizer, and skeptic (b. 1927)
- 1985 – Cemal Reşit Rey, Turkish pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1904)
- 1990 – Beatrice Hutton, Australian architect (b. 1893)
- 1991 – Harry W. Brown, American colonel and pilot (b. 1921)
- 1991 – Leo Durocher, American baseball player and manager (b. 1905)
- 1991 – Darren Millane, Australian footballer (b. 1965)
- 1992 – Allan Bloom, American philosopher and educator (b. 1930)
- 1992 – Babu Karam Singh Bal, Indian businessman and politician (b.1927)
- 1993 – Cyril Cusack, South African-born Irish actor (b. 1910)
- 1994 – Niels Kaj Jerne, Danish-English physician and immunologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1911)
- 1995 – Ivan Hutchinson, Australian film critic and author (b. 1928)
- 1995 – Olga Taussky-Todd, Austrian-Czech-American mathematician, attendant of the Vienna Circle (b. 1906)
- 1996 – Lou Lichtveld, Surinamese-Dutch author, playwright, and politician (b. 1903)
- 1998 – Cees de Vreugd, Dutch strongman and weightlifter (b. 1952)
- 2001 – Herblock, American cartoonist and author (b. 1909)
- 2001 – Christopher Adams, English-American wrestler and trainer (b. 1955)
- 2001 – Roger Gaudry, Canadian chemist and businessman (b. 1913)
- 2002 – Pierangelo Bertoli, Italian singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1942)
- 2003 – Izzy Asper, Canadian lawyer and politician (b. 1932)
- 2003 – Arthur Berger, American composer and educator (b. 1912)
- 2004 – Tony Lanfranchi, English race car driver (b. 1935)
- 2006 – Julen Goikoetxea, Spanish cyclist (b. 1985)
- 2006 – Anna Politkovskaya, American-Russian journalist and activist (b. 1958)
- 2007 – Norifumi Abe, Japanese motorcycle racer (b. 1975)
- 2007 – George E. Sangmeister, American lawyer and politician (b. 1931)
- 2009 – Irving Penn, American photographer (b. 1917)
- 2010 – T Lavitz, American keyboard player, composer, and producer (b. 1956)
- 2010 – Milka Planinc, Croatian lawyer and politician, 7th Prime Minister of Yugoslavia (b. 1924)
- 2011 – Ramiz Alia, Albanian politician, 1st President of Albania (b. 1925)
- 2011 – Andrew Laszlo, Hungarian-American cinematographer (b. 1926)
- 2012 – Mervyn M. Dymally, Trinidadian-American politician, 41st Lieutenant Governor of California (b. 1926)
- 2012 – Ivo Michiels, Belgian-French author and poet (b. 1923)
- 2012 – Wiley Reed, American-Australian singer-songwriter and pianist (b. 1944)
- 2013 – Mick Buckley, English footballer (b. 1953)
- 2013 – Patrice Chéreau, French actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1944)
- 2013 – David E. Jeremiah, American admiral (b. 1934)
- 2013 – Leandro Mendoza, Filipino police officer and politician, 36th Executive Secretary of the Philippines (b. 1946)
- 2013 – Joe Rogers, American lawyer and politician, 45th Lieutenant Governor of Colorado (b. 1964)
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- 2014 – Iva Withers, Canadian-American actress and singer (b. 1917)
- 2015 – Harry Gallatin, American basketball player and coach (b. 1927)
- 2015 – Hossein Hamadani, Iranian general (b. 1951)
- 2015 – W. R. Mitchell, English journalist and author (b. 1928)
- 2015 – Jurelang Zedkaia, Marshallese politician, 5th President of the Marshall Islands (b. 1950)
- 2016 – Ross Higgins, Australian actor, comedian (b. 1930)
- 10/06/18--20:47: THIS DAY IN MUSIC
- 10/06/18--21:00: Article 1
|October 6th: On this Day|
|1959, Jerry Keller was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Here Comes Summer'. A One Hit Wonder, Keller went on to be a vocalist for television jingles throughout the 1970s and 1980s.|
|1964, The Beatles spent the afternoon recording 'Eight Days A Week' at Abbey Road studios in London. Late evening was spent at The Ad Lib Club, London, partying with The Ronettes and Mick Jagger.|
|1967, The Jimi Hendrix Experience recorded a session for the UK BBC radio show 'Top Gear.' Stevie Wonder who was also appearing on the show jammed with Hendrix.|
|1967, The Doors appeared at the Cal State Gymnasium, Los Angeles, California. With The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and The Sunshine Company.|
|1967, Pink Floyd appeared at the Miss Teenage Brighton Contest, Top Rank Suite, Brighton, England, playing the musical interlude during the contest.|
|1969, George Harrison's song 'Something' was released as the "A" side of a Beatles' 45, a first for Harrison. Along with Lennon and McCartney's 'Come Together', the single went on reach No.1 on the US chart the following month. Both tracks were lifted from the Abbey Road album.|
|1972, During sessions at RCA Studios, New York City, David Bowie recorded 'The Jean Genie', which became the lead single from his 1973 album Aladdin Sane. The track spent 13 weeks in the UK charts, peaking at No.2, making it Bowie's biggest hit to date. The line "He's so simple minded, he can't drive his module" would later give the band Simple Minds their name.|
|1973, Cher started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Half-Breed', the singers second US No.1. The single didn't chart in the UK.|
|1978, Australia’s ‘King of rock 'n' roll’ Johnny O’Keefe died aged 43 of a heart attack. He was the first Australian rock’n’roll performer to tour the United States, and Australia’s most successful chart performer, with 29 Top 40 hits between 1958 and 1974,. O’Keefe’s 1958 hit, ‘Real Wild Child’, was covered by Iggy Pop in 1986.|
|1979, Buzzcocks, supported by Joy Division appeared at the Odeon Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland, tickets £2.50|
|1979, Led Zeppelin's In Through The Out Door was at No.1 on the US album chart. Six versions of the cover were released, each depicting the same bar scene photographed from one of six different angles.|
|1979, 'Gotta Serve Somebody' gave Bob Dylan his twelfth US top 40 hit when it entered the chart for the first time. Recorded at Muscle Shoals Sound Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, the song won Dylan the Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Male in 1980.|
|1984, David Bowie scored his sixth UK No.1 album with 'Tonight', featuring the single 'Blue Jean'.|
|1991, Michael Jackson gave away the bride at Elizabeth Taylor's seventh wedding, held at Jackson's Neverland Ranch. The Groom was construction worker Larry Fortensky, whom Taylor would divorce in 1997.|
|1998, A music industry poll was published by London Magazine 'Time Out', naming the top stars from the past 30 years. 5th place was Marvin Gaye, 4th; James Brown, 3rd; Bob Marley, 2nd; The Beatles and first place went to David Bowie|
|1999, Winners at The Mobo Awards included Kele Le Roc, for best newcomer and best single. Shanks & Bigfoot won best dance act. TLC won best video for 'No Scrubs'. Lauryn Hill, won best International act and Tina Turner won a Lifetime Achievement Award.|
|2000, Manhattan Supreme Court sentenced rapper Busta Rhymes to five years probation after pleading guilty to a gun possession charge.|
|2004, Britney Spears threw a full cup of cola over a photographer. The snapper was waiting to take pictures of the singer and her new husband outside a subway take-away shop in Malibu, California.|
|2005, A The Rolling Stones concert at the University of Virginia, in the US, was halted eight songs into the show at the Scott Stadium after police received a bomb threat targeting the stage area. A 45-minute police sweep of the area found nothing unusual, and the band completed the show. The Stones were touring to promote their latest album, 'A Bigger Bang.'|
|2007, Bruce Springsteen was being sued for $850,000 (£415,973) by a man who claimed he backed out of a contract to buy a horse. Springsteen and his wife Patti Scialfa were both named in legal documents filed in Florida by Todd Minikus. He claimed the couple pulled out of a deal to pay $650,000 (£358,097) for a horse, named Pavarotti.|
|2007, Queen's groundbreaking promo for their 1975 hit Bohemian Rhapsody was named the UK's best music video in a survey of music fans. Out of 1,051 adults polled by O2, 30% named the six-minute video, (which took only three hours to shoot and cost a mere £3,500 to make), their favourite.|
|2010, A set of John Lennon's fingerprints were seized by the FBI from a New York memorabilia dealer who intended to sell them for $100,000 (£62,621) minimum bid. The prints were taken at a New York police station in 1976 when Lennon applied for permanent US residence. The bureau believed the card was still government property and was investigating how it landed in private hands.|
|2011, Starship's 'We Built This City' was named 'the worst song of the 1980s' in a poll by Rolling Stone magazine. 'The Final Countdown' by the Swedish band Europe came in second and 'Lady in Red' by Chris de Burgh was third. Also making the top five were Wham!'s 'Wake Me Up (Before You Go Go)' and 'The Safety Dance' by Men Without Hats.|
|2016, The death of English songwriter, record producer, and musician Rod Temperton was announced. He initially made his mark as the keyboardist and main songwriter for the R&B funk/disco band Heatwave. Temperton was recruited by Quincy Jones to write songs for Michael Jackson, including 'Thriller', 'Off the Wall', and 'Rock with You'.|
|October 6th: Born on this day|
|1917, Born on this day, Bob Neal, ex DJ, agent and one time Elvis Presley manager, died on 9th May 1983.|
|1945, Born on this day, Robin Shaw, from English pop group The Flowerpot Men who had the 1967 UK No.4 single 'Let's Go To San Francisco'.|
|1948, Born on this day, Millie Small, (Millie), 1964 US & UK No.2 single 'My Boy Lollipop).|
|1949, Born on this day, Bobby Farrell, from German vocal group Boney M, who had the 1978 UK No.1 & US No.30 single 'Rivers Of Babylon' and with more than 150 million records sold, they are one of the best-selling artists of all time. He died of natural causes on 30th Dec 2010 at the age of 61.|
|1949, Born on this day, Thomas McClary, guitarist from American funk/soul band, The Commodores, who had the 1978 UK & US No.1 single 'Three Times A Lady' as well as the hits 'Easy' and 'Nightshift'.|
|1951, Born on this day, Gavin Sutherland, The Sutherland Brothers, (1976 UK No.5 single 'Arms Of Mary'. Wrote the million seller 'Sailing' a No.1 for Rod Stewart in 1975).|
|1951, Born on this day, Kevin Cronin, from American rock band REO Speedwagon, who had the 1981 US No.1's 'Keep On Loving You' and 'Can't Fight This Feeling'. They named the band REO Speedwagon, from the REO Speed Wagon, a flatbed truck.|
|1954, Born on this day, American singer-songwriter David Hidalgo from Los Lobos (Spanish for "the Wolves"), who had the 1987 UK & US No.1 single with their cover version of 'La Bamba', which was a 1958 hit for Ritchie Valens and one of early rock and roll's best-known songs.|
|1958, Born on this day, Tim Mooney, drums, American Music Club, (1993 album 'Mercury').|
|1960, Born on this day, Richard Jobson, The Skids, (1979 UK No.10 single 'Into The Valley'), Armoury Show, TV presenter.|
|1961, Born on this day, Tim Burgess, Drums, T'Pau, who had the 1987 UK No.1 single 'China In Your Hand' and the 1987 US & UK No.4 single 'Heart And Soul', (which was initially a flop in the UK). T'Pau took their name from a Vulcan elder of the same name in the sci-fi series Star Trek.|
|1964, Born on this day, Matthew Sweet, singer guitarist, (solo single 'Girlfriend'). The Thorns.|
|1966, Born on this day, Tommy Stinson, bassist with The Replacements one of the definitive American alternative rock groups. He joined Guns N' Roses. in 1998. He also formed Bash & Pop.|
|1971, Born on this day, American heavy metal musician Donnie Steele best known as one of two original guitarists in Slipknot. Steele co-founded Slipknot in 1995, performing on the band's debut demo Mate. Feed. Kill. Repeat. He left the band in 1996.|
|1982, Born on this day, William Butler, synthesiser, bass, guitar, percussion the Grammy Award-winning indie rock band Arcade Fire, who had the 2005 album Funeral, and 2017 US No.1 album Everything Now.|
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Τη βραδιά θα πλαισιώσει μουσικά η Χορωδία του Βαφοπούλειου Πνευματικού Κέντρου, την οποία διευθύνει η μαέστρος Άλκηστις Τόγια. Συνοδεύει ο μουσικός Αχιλλέας Σοφούδης (πιάνο).
Η αγαπημένη ερμηνεύτρια θα τιμήσει την εκδήλωση με την παρουσία της, θα απαντήσει στις ερωτήσεις του κοινού και θα υπογράψει αντίτυπα του βιβλίου της.
"ΤΟ ΞΑΝΘΟ ΚΟΡΙΤΣΙ ΤΗΣ ΣΑΝΤΟΡΙΝΗΣ", θα το βρείτε στον χώρο της εκδήλωσης, στο βιβλιοπωλείο "Μυθιστορία" (Βαφόπουλου 20, Θεσσαλονίκη),
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1776: ο διάδοχος του ρωσικού θρόνου Παύλος παντρεύεται τη Σοφία Μαρία Δωροθέα του Βίτεμπουργκ.
1825: εκδίδεται το πρώτο φύλλο της Γενικής Εφημερίδος της Ελλάδος, προδρόμου της Εφημερίδας της Κυβερνήσεως
1831: καταδικάζεται σε θάνατο στο Ναύπλιο ο δολοφόνος του Κυβερνήτη Ιωάννη Καποδίστρια, Γεώργιος Μαυρομιχάλης.
1835: γεννιέται ο Γερμανός συνθέτης Φέλιξ Ντρεζέκε, άνηκε στη «Νέα Γερμανική Σχολή» και ήταν θαυμαστής του Λιστ και του Βάγκνερ.
1849: γεννιέται ο Αμερικανός συγγραφές και ποιητής, Τζέιμς Γουίτκομπ Ρίλι.
1849: πεθαίνει ο Αμερικανός συγγραφέας και ποιητής Έντγκαρ Αλαν Πόε, σε ηλικία 40 ετών.
1879: η Γερμανία και η Αυστροουγγαρία υπογράφουν συνθήκη για αμοιβαία στρατιωτική στήριξη σε περίπτωση, που μια από της δυο δεχθεί επίθεση από εξωτερικό εχθρό.
1885: γεννιέται ο Δανός φυσικός, Νιλς Μπορ, που με τη μελέτες του βοήθησε ιδιαίτερα στην κατανόηση της δομής του ατόμου και στη κβαντομηχανική.
1886: η Ισπανία καταργεί τη δουλεία στην Κούβα.
1894: πεθαίνει ο Αμερικανός συγγραφέας, Όλιβερ Γουέντελ Χολμς.
1900: γεννιέται ο υπαρχηγός του Αδόλφου Χίτλερ, Χάινριχ Χίμλερ.
1900: χρησιμοποιείται για πρώτη φορά στον αθλητισμό ο όρος «orienteering» (προσανατολισμός) για να περιγράψει τον αγώνα «δρόμου» που σχετίζεται με αναζήτηση «χαμένου θησαυρού» με μόνα εφόδια έναν χάρτη και μια πυξίδα.
1901: τραυματίζεται σοβαρά από ανατροπή της άμαξάς του, ο πρώην πρωθυπουργός Θεόδωρος Δηλιγιάννης.
1908: η Κρήτη επαναστατεί ενάντια στην οθωμανική κυριαρχία και στέκεται στο πλευρό της η Ελλάδας.
1910: εξεγείρονται οι Έλληνες φοιτητές κατά της γενόμενης εκκαθάρισης στο Εθνικό Πανεπιστήμιο, ενώ τα μαθήματα διακόπτονται προσωρινά.
1911: γεννιέται ο Αμερικανός τραγουδιστής και μουσικός, Βον Μονρό.
1913: ο ιδρυτής της Ford Motor Company παρουσιάζει τη μέθοδο αυτόματης συναρμολόγησης, που μείωσε το κόστος δημιουργίας των αυτοκινήτων
1916: το πιο βαρύ σκορ στην ιστορία του αμερικάνικου ποδοσφαίρου. Το Georgia Tech συντρίβει το Cumberland College of Lebanon 222-0.
1928: στέφεται βασιλιάς της Αιθιοπίας, τότε Αβησσυνίας, ο Χαϊλέ Σελασιέ. Το πραγματικό του όνομα ήταν Ρασταφάρι Μακόνεν.
1931: γεννιέται ο Ντέσμοντ Τούτου, Αρχιεπίσκοπος Νοτίου Αφρικής, υπέρμαχος των ανθρωπίνων δικαιωμάτων επί Απαρχάιντ. Τιμήθηκε με το Νόμπελ Ειρήνης το 1982.
1932: συγκινητικές είναι οι εισφορές από την Ελλάδα και το εξωτερικό για την ενίσχυση των σεισμοπαθών της Χαλκιδικής
1935: η Κοινωνία των Εθνών κρίνει ότι η Ιταλία είναι υπεύθυνη για τον πόλεμο με την Αιθιοπία και αποφασίζει να της επιβάλει κυρώσεις.
1939: γεννιέται ο Αμερικανός βραβευμένος ειδικός της πληροφορικής, Τζον Χόπφορτ
1939: γεννιέται ο Βρετανός χημικός Χάρολντ Κρότο
1940: ναζιστικά στρατεύματα εισβάλουν στη Ρουμανία.
1942: ο Πρόεδρος Ρούσβελτ δηλώνει ότι οι ΗΠΑ μετά το τέλος του πολέμου θα μετάσχουν στις έρευνες για τις φρικαλεότητες, που διεπράχθησαν.
1943: η Ιαπωνία εκτελεί 100 Αμερικανούς κρατούμενους στο νησί Γουέικ.
1944: γεννιέται ο ηθοποιός Νίκος Δαδινόπουλος.
1949: αρχίζουν στην Ελλάδα οι έρευνες για την ανεύρεση πηγών πετρελαίου και ουρανίου.
1949: δημιουργείται στη ρωσική ζώνη κατοχής της Γερμανίας η Λαϊκή Δημοκρατία της Γερμανίας, γνωστή ως Ανατολική Γερμανία.
1950: τα αμερικανικά στρατεύματα εισβάλουν στην Κορέα.
1952: γεννιέται ο Πρόεδρος της Ρωσίας, Βλαντιμίρ Πούτιν
1955: γεννιέται ο παγκοσμίου φήμης Κινεζοαμερικανός τσελίστας Γιο Γιο Μα.
1957: μια φωτιά στον αντιδραστήρα παραγωγής πλουτωνίου στο Γουιντασκέιλ βόρεια του Λίβερπουλ τη Αγγλίας προκαλεί τη διαρροή ραδιενέργειας, η οποία θα θεωρηθεί αργότερα υπεύθυνη για 39 θανάτους από καρκίνο.
1958: ο Πρόεδρος του Πακιστάν, Ισκαντέρ Μίρτζα υποστηριζόμενος από τον στρατηγό Αγιούμπ Κανάμπ καταλύει το Σύνταγμα της χώρας, επιβάλλει στρατιωτικό νόμο και ακυρώνει τις εκλογές, που είχαν προγραμματιστεί να διεξαχθούν τον Ιανουάριο του 1959.
1959: η σκοτεινή πλευρά της Σελήνης φωτογραφίζεται για πρώτη φορά, μέσω του σοβιετικού δορυφόρου «Ορμπίτνικ 1».
1959: μετά από μακρά περίοδο αντιδικίας μεταξύ Μακαρίου και Γρίβα, οι δύο άντρες συναντούνται στη Ρόδο, όπου υπογράφουν ειδικό πρωτόκολλο συνεργασίας.
1959: πεθαίνει ο Ιταλοαμερικανός τενόρος και αστέρας του Χόλυγουντ που γνώρισε ιδιαίτερη δόξα τη δεκαετία του 1950, Μάριο Λάντζα.
1961: το «Φως» δημοσιεύει για πρώτη φορά στην Ελλάδα στατιστικά μπάσκετ (πόντους & ριμπάουντ). Τη στήλη επιμελείται ο Θεόδωρος Μπαλφούσιας και στην πρώτη ευκαιρία ο «Πατριάρχης» του ελληνικού μπάσκετ Φαίδων Ματθαίου σχολιάζει: «ενάμισι ριμπάουντ ισοδυναμεί με ένα καλάθι».
1963: ο Πρόεδρος των ΗΠΑ Τζον Κένεντι υπογράφει τη συνθήκη για τον έλεγχο των πυρηνικών δοκιμών.
1967: γεννιέται η Αμερικανίδα τραγουδίστρια της ποπ Τόνι Μπράξτον.
1969: αποκαλύπτεται στα Ιλίσια ο ανδριάντας του Ελευθερίου Βενιζέλου.
1971: το Ισραήλ απαγορεύει την είσοδο στο Τελ Αβίβ σε 21 Αμερικανούς μαύρους Εβραίους.
1972: εγκαινιάζεται στις Θερμοπύλες ο δεύτερος δορυφορικός σταθμός εδάφους.
1973: νέα απόπειρα δολοφονίας κατά του Μακάριου στην Κύπρο, με παγίδευση του δρόμου από τον οποίο θα διερχόταν το αυτοκίνητό του. Σώθηκε λόγω πρόωρης έκρηξης.
1977: η Σοβιετική Ένωση υιοθετεί το τέταρτο και τελικό της Σύνταγμα.
1979: γεννιέται η Ρουμάνα γυμνάστρια και χρυσή Ολυμπιονίκης, Σιμόνα Αμανάρ.
1981: ο αντιπρόεδρος Μουμπάρακ ορίζεται Πρόεδρος της Αιγύπτου
1981: πεθαίνει ο Ελβετός μυθιστοριογράφος ελληνικής καταγωγής, ’Αλμπερτ Κοέν.
1984: στη Νότια Αφρική, η κυβέρνηση του Απαρτχάιντ χρησιμοποιεί στρατό για να αντιμετωπίσει το κύμα των αναταραχών.
1985: εκδηλώνεται πειρατεία στο ιταλικό κρουαζιερόπλοιο «Ακίλε Λάουρο», στην Αλεξάνδρεια της Αιγύπτου, όταν επιβιβάζονται στο πλοίο τέσσερις Παλαιστίνιοι τρομοκράτες του Λαϊκού Μετώπου για την Απελευθέρωση της Παλαιστίνης (PFLP). Οι τρομοκράτες απειλούν να ανατινάξουν το πλοίο και να σκοτώσουν τους Αμερικανούς επιβάτες εάν δεν απελευθερωθούν 50 Παλαιστίνιοι, που κρατούνταν στις φυλακές του Ισραήλ.
1985: η Lynette Woodward, αρχηγός της ομάδας μπάσκετ της Αμερικής που κέρδισε το χρυσό μετάλλιο στους Ολυμπιακούς Αγώνες του 1984 στο Λος ’Αντζελες, γίνεται η πρώτη γυναίκα μέλος της ομάδας μπάσκετ Harlem Globetrotters.
1989: την ώρα που γιορτάζονται τα 40 χρόνια από την ίδρυση της Ανατολικής Γερμανίας, χιλιάδες διαδηλωτές διαμαρτύρονται κατά της ηγεσίας της χώρας.
1990: "λήγει το 31ο Φεστιβάλ Θεσσαλονίκης με το πρώτο βραβείο να πηγαίνει στην ταινία του Σταύρου Τσιώλη ""Έρωτας στη Χουρμαδιά""."
1991: μέλη της τρομοκρατικής οργάνωσης 17Ν δολοφονούν στο Παγκράτι τον αναπληρωτή ακόλουθο της τουρκικής πρεσβείας Τσετίν Γκόργκου.
1992: "καταδικάζεται σε ισόβια κάθειρξη στο Περού ο αρχηγός της παράνομης οργάνωσης ""Φωτεινό Μονοπάτι""."
1993: κερδίζει το Νόμπελ Λογοτεχνίας η Αφροαμερικανίδα συγγραφέας Τόνι Μόρισον.
1994: η Κίνα πραγματοποιεί τη δεύτερη μέσα σε τέσσερις μήνες πυρηνική της δοκιμή, προκαλώντας τις έντονες αντιδράσεις, των άλλων μεγάλων πυρηνικών δυνάμεων, ΗΠΑ, Ρωσίας, Βρετανίας και Γαλλίας.
1995: στην Ιταλία, συλλαμβάνεται ο Σαλβατόρε Κριστάλντι, ηγετικό στέλεχος της Μαφίας.
1995: στο Μπανγκλαντές, πάνω από 300 είναι οι νεκροί από τις πλημμύρες και τις ασθένειες.
1997: παραδίδονται οι μετοχές της ΑΕΚ στην πολυεθνική εταιρεία ENIC έναντι 2.67 δις. Οι συζητήσεις ξεκίνησαν στις 22/5/95 και κατέληξαν στην υπογραφή των συμβολαίων δυο χρόνια μετά, στις 26/9/97. Την τελευταία δεκαετία η ΑΕΚ έχει αλλάζει ιδιοκτησιακό καθεστώς αρκετές φορές. Στις 13/6/1988 ο Ανδρέας Ζαφειρόπουλος, ιδιοκτήτης της «Ζήτα Ελλάς», μεταβιβάζει το πακέτο των μετοχών του στον Στράτο Γιδόπουλο. Το 1991 αναλαμβάνουν οι Γιάννης Καρράς, Γιάννης Μελισσανίδης ενώ τέσσερα χρόνια μετά το 1995 ο Μιχάλης Τροχανάς. Στις 13/10 ο γιατρός Λάκης Νικολάου αναλαμβάνει πρόεδρος της ΠΑΕ ΑΕΚ μετά την αγορά της ομάδας από την ENIC.
2000: η Γερμανία παίρνει μια ιστορική νίκη (0-1) επί της Αγγλίας για τα προκριματικά του Παγκοσμίου Κυπέλλου 2002 στον τελευταίο αγώνα που διεξάγεται στο Wembley. Μετά από 77 χρόνια, το ιστορικό γήπεδο θα κατεδαφιστεί και θα ξαναχτιστεί από την αρχή. Απογοητευμένος μετά τον αγώνα, ο προπονητής Κέβιν Κίγκαν παραιτείται.
2001: αμερικανικά πολεμικά αεροσκάφη ξεκινούν να βομβαρδίζουν στόχους στο Αφγανιστάν μετά την άρνηση των Ταλιμπάν να στραφούν εναντίον του υπόπτου για τρομοκρατικές ενέργειες Οσάμα μπιν Λάντεν.
|October 7th: On this Day|
|1963, The Rolling Stones recorded the Lennon and McCartney penned song ‘I Wanna Be Your Man’ at De Lane Lea Studios in London. The song which was primarily written by Paul McCartney, was finished by Lennon and McCartney in the corner of a room while Mick Jagger and Keith Richards were talking peaked at No.12 on the UK charts when released.|
|1966, Johnny Kidd was killed in a car crash while on UK tour in Radcliffe, Manchester, aged 27. Pirates' bassist Nick Simper, who later became an original member of Deep Purple, was also in the car with Kidd but he suffered only some cuts and a broken arm. Kidd scored the 1960 UK No.1 single 'Shakin' All Over' as Johnny Kidd and the Pirates.|
|1966, Smiley Lewis, New Orleans R&B singer, died of stomach cancer. He wrote 'One Night' covered by Elvis Presley and 'I Hear You Knocking' 1955 US No.2 for Gale Storm plus UK No.1 & US No.2 for Dave Edmunds'.|
|1967, Cass Elliot from The Mamas & the Papas spent the night in a London jail after being accused of stealing from a hotel. A TV and concert appearance had to be cancelled.|
|1967, The Beatles rejected an offer of $1 million from promoter Sid Bernstein to make a second appearance at New York's Shea Stadium. Bernstein had originally brought the group to Shea in August 1965. Sid Bernstein had actually successfully contracted the Beatles to play at Shea Stadium in both 1965 and 1966.|
|1968, Jose Feliciano performed a controversial version of The Star Spangled Banner before the fifth game of the World Series between the Detroit Tigers and the St. Louis Cardinals. As a result of his slow, Bluesy delivery, many radio stations refused to play his songs, and his career suffered.|
|1976, John Lennon was awarded his ‘Green Card’ - permanent residency status, at a hearing in New York which overturned previous efforts by the US Government to deport him. The three judge panel of the US Court of Appeals ruled that his 1968 arrest in Britain for possession of marijuana was "contrary to US ideas of due process and was invalid as a means of banishing the former Beatle from America."|
|1978, US Music magazine Billboard reported that Marvin Gaye had twice filed bankruptcy papers earlier in the year, with debts of $7 million.|
|1978, The film soundtrack to 'Grease' featuring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John started a 13 week run at No.1 on the UK chart.|
|1979, Factory Records released 'Transmission' the debut single by English post-punk band Joy Division. In May 2007, NME magazine placed 'Transmission' at No.20 in its list of the 50 "Greatest Indie Anthems Ever", one place below their third single 'Love Will Tear Us Apart'.|
|1982, Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page was given a 12-month conditional discharge after being found guilty of possessing cocaine.|
|1989, Paula Abdul went to No.1 on the US album chart with 'Forever Your Girl'. Abdul spent sixty-four consecutive weeks on the Billboard 200 before hitting number one, making it the longest time for an album to reach the number one spot.|
|1995, Alanis Morissette went to No.1 on the US album chart with her third album Jagged Little Pill. The record produced six successful singles, including 'You Oughta Know', 'Ironic', 'You Learn', 'Hand in My Pocket', and 'Head over Feet' and went on to become the biggest selling album ever by a female artist with sales over 30m.|
|1999, It was reported that four musicians who claimed they worked on her 'Miseducation' album were suing Lauryn Hill. The musicians were seeking unpaid royalties for co writers and producers.|
|1999, Winners at the Irish Hot Press awards included The Corrs for best Irish band, Andrea Corr won best female singer, Divine Comedy won best Irish band, the bands singer Neil Hannon won best male singer and Westlife won best pop act.|
|2002, Mick Jagger donated £100,000 to his old Grammar school in Dartford to help pay for a music director and buy musical instruments. The new centre was also named after Mick Jagger.|
|2004, 53 year old Motley Crue guitarist Mick Mars had a hip replacement operation in a LA hospital.|
|2005, Boy George was arrested in New York after Police found traces of drugs in his apartment. George had called the police after he thought somebody was breaking into his apartment. When police arrived and made a search they found traces of cocaine on a computer table.|
|2006, Babyshambles postponed their UK tour to give singer Pete Doherty more time to recover from drug treatment. The band postponed their five remaining dates to allow him to continue his "excellent" rehab efforts.|
|2007, 25 year-old Hip-hop artist Lil' Wayne was arrested during a US tour after a concert in Idaho on a warrant stemming from a drug possession charge. Because of the nature of the charges, the rapper - real name Dwayne Michael Carter Jr - was not eligible for bail.|
|2007, Bruce Springsteen went to No.1 on the UK album chart with 'Magic', the singer, songwriter's 15th studio album and 7th UK No.1. Also a US No.1 album.|
|2009, Monkees vocalist Davy Jones ruled out ever reuniting with his former band mates after launching a scathing attack on each of his old pals in The National Enquirer. "It's not a case of dollars and cents. It's a case of satisfying yourself. I don't have anything to prove. The Monkees proved it for me."|
|2009, Barbra Streisand surprised many music industry watchers when she topped the Billboard Hot 200 for the ninth time with her latest release, 'Love Is the Answer'. The CD extended Streisand's lead as the female act with the most chart toppers in the history of the Billboard Hot 200.|
|2013, Annie Lennox described the sexualised imagery of modern pop videos as "dark" and "pornographic". "I'm all for freedom of expression," she told BBC Radio 5 live, "but this is clearly one step beyond, and it's clearly into the realm of porn." The singer called for pop videos to be rated in the same way as films.|
|October 7th: Born on this day|
|1927, Born on this day, American singer Al Martino, (1952 US & UK No.1 single 'Here In My Heart'. The first No.1 in the NME singles chart. 1963 US No.3 'I Love You Because'). Martino played Johnny Fontane in 1972 film The Godfather. Died on 13th Oct 2009 aged 82.|
|1939, Born on this day, Colin Cooper from British blues rock group Climax Blues Band, who had the 1977 US No.3 & 1976 UK No.10 single 'Couldn't Get It Right'. Cooper died of cancer, aged 69 on 3 July 2008.|
|1941, Born on this day, Martin Murray, The Honeycombs, (1964 UK No.1 single 'Have I The Right').|
|1941, Born on this day, Tony Silvester, singer with American soul and R&B group Main Ingredient, best known for their 1972 hit song 'Everybody Plays the Fool'.|
|1945, Born on this day, Kevin Godley, drums, vocals, 10cc, (1975 UK No.1 & US No.2 single 'I'm Not In Love', plus 10 other UK Top 30 hits including 2 No.1's). Godley And Creme (1981 UK No.3 single 'Under Your Thumb').|
|1949, Born on this day, David Hope, from American rock band Kansas, who scored the 1978 US No.3 single 'Dust In The Wind', and the 1978 hit single 'Carry On Wayward Son'. which was the second-most-played track on US classic rock radio in 1995 and No.1 in 1997.|
|1951, Born on this day, John 'Cougar' Mellencamp, American singer and songwriter, who had the 1982 US No.1 and UK No.25 single Jack And Diane, and the 1982 US No.1 album American Fool. He holds the record for the most tracks by a solo artist to hit Number One on the US Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks Chart, and has been nominated for 13 Grammy Awards, winning one, as Best Male Rock Performer for Hurts So Good.|
|1952, Born on this day, American bass guitarist Ricky Phillips who has worked with Nasty Habit, The Babys, Bad English, and with Coverdale-Page and Ted Nugent.|
|1953, Born on this day, Tico Torres, drums, Bon Jovi (1987 US No.1 & UK No.4 single 'Livin' On A Prayer', 1986 US No.1 album 'Slippery When Wet' has sold over 8 million copies world wide).|
|1959, Born on this day, David Taylor, from English pop band Edison Lighthouse who scored the 1970 UK No.1 single 'Love Grows Where My Rosemary Goes'.|
|1959, Born on this day, Simon Cowell record executive and producer, judge on TV shows Popstars, Pop Idol and American Idol. Notorious for his uncompromisingly harsh and controversial criticism of contestants.|
|1964, Born on this day, Sam Brown, UK singer, (1989 UK No.4 single 'Stop'), Jools Holland Band.|
|1967, Born on this day, Toni Braxton, singer, (1996 US No.1 & UK No.2 single 'Un Break My Heart').|
|1968, Born on this day, Thom Yorke, vocals, guitar, keyboards, Radiohead. Their 1993 debut single 'Creep' was initially unsuccessful, but it became a worldwide hit several months after the release of their debut album, Pablo Honey. Their 1997 album OK Computer appeared in many 1997 critics' lists and listener polls for best album of the year. In 2006, Yorke released his debut solo album, The Eraser, and in 2009 formed Atoms for Peace.|
|1969, Born on this day, Leeroy Thornhill, dancer with English electronic dance music group The Prodigy who scored the 1996 UK No.1 & US No. 30 single 'Firestarter' and the 1997 UK & US No.1 album 'The Fat Of The Land'.|
|1976, Born on this day, Taylor Hicks, US soul singer, songwriter, 2006 American Idol winner, (2006 US No.1 single ‘Do I Make You Proud’).|
|1978, Born on this day, Alesha Dixon, Mis- Teeq, (2001 UK No.2 single 'All I Want').|