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- 10/09/18--06:48: _Article 5
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- 10/09/18--09:12: _Article 1
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- 10/09/18--18:13: _Article 14
- 10/09/18--18:18: _ΣΗΜΕΡΑ-10 ΟΚΤΩΒΡΙΟΥ
- 10/09/18--18:20: _EVENTS OF THIS DAY ...
- 10/09/18--18:24: _THIS DAY IN MUSIC
- 10/09/18--18:28: _ΠΑΡΑΙΤΗΘΗΚΕ Ο ΓΕΝΙΚ...
- 10/09/18--18:44: _10 ΟΚΤΩΒΡΙΟΥ
- 10/09/18--23:49: _Article 8
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- Τρίτη 23 Οκτωβρίου 2018: «Πολεμώντας τον Καρκίνο- Γονιαδιακή και Κυταρρική θεραπεία» .Ομιλήτρια η Ευαγγελία Γιαννάκη, MD, PhD Διευθύντρια Μονάδας Γονιδιακής και Κυτταρικής Θεραπείας, Νοσοκ. Γ.Παπανικολάου – Affliate Associate, University of Washington, Seattle.
- Τρίτη 30 Οκτωβρίου 2018: «Η Καρδιά και το Κυκλοφορικό» Ομιλητής ο καθηγητής του ΑΠΘ Βασίλειος Βασιλικός.
- Τρίτη 6 Νοεμβρίου 2018: «Η Ανοσοβιολογία και τα Αυτοάνοσα». Ομιλητής ο καθηγητής ΑΠΘ Αλέξανδρος Γαρύφαλος.
- Τρίτη 13 Νοεμβρίου 2018: «Κληρονομικότητα και Ασθένειες: Ανιχνεύοντας το DNA». Ομιλητής ο Δρ. Γενετικής, Σπύρος Βήττας.
- Τρίτη 20 Νοεμβρίου 2018: «Ο εγκέφαλος και το Νευρικό Σύστημα». Ομιλητής ο καθηγητής του ΑΠΘ Νικόλαος Γρηγοριάδης.
- Τρίτη 27 Νοεμβρίου 2018: «Διατροφή, ΄Ασκηση και Υγεία». Ομιλήτρια η Αναπληρώτρια Καθηγήτρια του ΑΠΘ Ειρήνη Κοϊδου.
- Τρίτη 4 Δεκεμβρίου 2018: Πέρας της Θεματικής με σύντομες εισηγήσεις των συντελεστών του Ανοιχτού Πανεπιστημίου του Δήμου Καλαμαριάς. Η βραδιά θα κλείσει με μουσική εκδήλωση με Jazz/Blues.
- 10/09/18--09:12: Article 1
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- 10/09/18--18:18: ΣΗΜΕΡΑ-10 ΟΚΤΩΒΡΙΟΥ
- 10/09/18--18:20: EVENTS OF THIS DAY IN THE PAST. 10/10
- 680 – Battle of Karbala: Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of the Islamic prophet, Muhammad, is decapitated by forces under Caliph Yazid I. This is commemorated by Muslims as Aashurah.
- 732 – Battle of Tours: A force commanded by Charles Martel defeats an army of the Umayyad Caliphate between Poitiers and Tours in western France.
- 1471 – Sten Sture the Elder, the Regent of Sweden, with the help of farmers and miners, repels an attack by King Christian I of Denmark.
- 1575 – Roman Catholic forces under Henry I, Duke of Guise defeat the Protestants, capturing Philippe de Mornay among others.
- 1580 – Over 600 Papal troops land at Dún an Óir, Ireland to support the Second Desmond Rebellion.
- 1582 – Because of the implementation of the Gregorian calendar this day does not exist in this year in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain.
- 1631 – An army of the Electorate of Saxony seizes Prague.
- 1760 – In a treaty with the Dutch colonial authorities, the Ndyuka people of Suriname – descended from escaped slaves – gain territorial autonomy.
- 1780 – The Great Hurricane of 1780 kills 20,000–30,000 in the Caribbean.
- 1845 – In Annapolis, Maryland, the Naval School (later renamed the United States Naval Academy) opens with 50 midshipman students and seven professors.
- 1846 – Triton, the largest moon of the planet Neptune, is discovered by English astronomer William Lassell.
- 1868 – Carlos Céspedes issues the Grito de Yara from his plantation, La Demajagua, proclaiming Cuba's independence
- 1871 – Chicago burns after a barn accident. The fire lasts from October 8–10.
- 1903 – The Women's Social and Political Union was founded by Emmeline Pankhurst
- 1911 – The Wuchang Uprising leads to the demise of the Qing dynasty, the last Imperial court in China, and the founding of the Republic of China.
- 1913 – U.S. President Woodrow Wilson triggers the explosion of the Gamboa Dike, ending construction on the Panama Canal.
- 1920 – The Carinthian plebiscite determines that the larger part of the Duchy of Carinthia should remain part of Austria.
- 1928 – Chiang Kai-shek becomes Chairman of the Republic of China.
- 1933 – United Airlines Boeing 247 mid-air explosion: A United Airlines Boeing 247 is destroyed by sabotage, the first such proven case in the history of commercial aviation.
- 1935 – A coup d'état by the royalist leadership of the Greek Armed Forces takes place in Athens. It overthrows the government of Panagis Tsaldaris and establishes a regency under Georgios Kondylis, effectively ending the Second Hellenic Republic.
- 1938 – The Munich Agreement cedes the Sudetenland to Nazi Germany.
- 1945 – The Chinese Communist Party and the Kuomintang signed a principle agreement in Chongqing about the future of post-war China. Later, the pact is commonly referred to as the Double Tenth Agreement.
- 1957 – U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower apologizes to the finance minister of Ghana, Komla Agbeli Gbedemah, after he is refused service in a Dover, Delaware restaurant.
- 1957 – The Windscale fire in Cumbria, U.K. is the world's first major nuclear accident.
- 1963 – France cedes control of the Bizerte naval base to Tunisia.
- 1963 – The Partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty comes into effect.
- 1964 – The opening ceremony of the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, is broadcast live in the first Olympic telecast relayed by geostationary satellite.
- 1967 – The Outer Space Treaty, signed on January 27 by more than sixty nations, comes into force.
- 1970 – Fiji becomes independent.
- 1970 – In Montreal, a national crisis hits Canada when Quebec Vice-Premier and Minister of Labour Pierre Laporte becomes the second statesman kidnapped by members of the FLQ terrorist group.
- 1971 – Sold, dismantled and moved to the United States, London Bridge reopens in Lake Havasu City, Arizona.
- 1973 – U.S. Vice President Spiro Agnew resigns after being charged with evasion of federal income tax.
- 1975 – Papua New Guinea joins the United Nations.
- 1980 – The 7.1 Mw El Asnam earthquake shakes northern Algeria with a maximum Mercalli intensity of X (Extreme); at least 2,633 people were killed and 8,369 were injured.
- 1980 – FMLN is founded in El Salvador.
- 1985 – United States Navy F-14 fighter jets intercept an Egyptian plane carrying the hijackers of the Achille Lauro cruise ship, and force it to land at a NATO base in Sigonella, Sicily where they are arrested.
- 1986 – The 5.7 Mw San Salvador earthquake shook San Salvador, El Salvador with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent). Up to 1,500 people were killed.
- 1997 – An Austral Airlines DC-9-32 crashes and explodes near Nuevo Berlin, Uruguay, killing 74.
- 1998 – A Lignes Aériennes Congolaises Boeing 727 is shot down by rebels in Kindu, Democratic Republic of the Congo, killing 41 people.
- 2009 – Armenia and Turkey sign protocols in Zurich, Switzerland to open their borders.
- 2010 – The Netherlands Antilles are dissolved as a country.
- 2015 – Twin bomb blasts in the Turkish capital Ankara near the main train station leave at least 102 people dead and over 400 wounded.
- AD 19 – Tiberius Gemellus, Roman son of Drusus Julius Caesar and Livilla (d. 38)
- 786 – Saga, emperor of Japan (d. 842)
- 867 – Li Siyuan, Chinese emperor (d. 933)
- 1332 – King Charles II of Navarre (d. 1387)
- 1344 – Mary of Waltham, duchess of Brittany (d. 1361)
- 1355 – Zhu Biao, Chinese prince (d. 1392)
- 1421 – John Paston, English politician (d. 1466)
- 1486 – Charles III, Duke of Savoy (d. 1553)
- 1554 – Arnold III, Count of Bentheim-Steinfurt-Tecklenburg-Limburg and Lord of Rheda (d. 1606)
- 1560 – Jacobus Arminius, Dutch theologian (d. 1609)
- 1567 – Infanta Catherine Michelle of Spain (d. 1597)
- 1584 – Philip Herbert, 4th Earl of Pembroke (d. 1649)
- 1599 – Étienne Moulinié, French composer and director (d. 1676)
- 1629 – Richard Towneley, English mathematician and astronomer (d. 1707)
- 1646 – Françoise-Marguerite de Sévigné, French noblewoman (d. 1705)
- 1656 – Nicolas de Largillière, French painter and academic (d. 1746)
- 1669 – Johann Nicolaus Bach, German organist and composer (d. 1753)
- 1678 – John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll, Scottish general and politician, Lord High Commissioner to the Parliament of Scotland (d. 1743)
- 1684 – Jean-Antoine Watteau, French painter (d. 1721)
- 1700 – Lambert-Sigisbert Adam, French sculptor and illustrator (d. 1759)
- 1731 – Henry Cavendish, French-English chemist, physicist, and philosopher (d. 1810)
- 1780 – John Abercrombie, Scottish physician and philosopher (d. 1844)
- 1794 – William Whiting Boardman, American judge and politician (d. 1871)
- 1810 – Alfred Kennerley, English-Australian politician, 10th Premier of Tasmania (d. 1897)
- 1813 – Giuseppe Verdi, Italian composer and philanthropist (d. 1901)
- 1819 – Heinrich Joseph Dominicus Denzinger, German theologian and author (d. 1883)
- 1825 – Paul Kruger, South African soldier and politician, 5th President of the South African Republic (d. 1904)
- 1828 – Samuel J. Randall, American captain, lawyer and politician, 33rd Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (d. 1890)
- 1830 – Isabella II of Spain (d. 1904)
- 1834 – Aleksis Kivi, Finnish author and playwright (d. 1872)
- 1837 – Robert Gould Shaw, American colonel (d. 1863)
- 1858 – Maurice Prendergast, American painter and academic (d. 1924)
- 1861 – Fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian explorer, scientist, and humanitarian, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1930)
- 1864 – T. Frank Appleby, American businessman and politician (d. 1924)
- 1870 – Louise Mack, Australian journalist, author, and poet (d. 1935)
- 1872 – Dionysios Kasdaglis, Egyptian-Greek tennis player (d. 1931)
- 1877 – William Morris, 1st Viscount Nuffield, English businessman and philanthropist, founded Morris Motors (d. 1963)
- 1884 – Nikolai Klyuev, Russian poet and author (d. 1937)
- 1884 – Ida Wüst, German actress and screenwriter (d. 1958)
- 1885 – Walter Anderson, Belarusian-German ethnologist and academic (d. 1962)
- 1885 – Jean Peyrière, French actor (d. 1965)
- 1889 – Han van Meegeren, Dutch painter and forger (d. 1947)
- 1895 – Alfred Neuland, Estonian weightlifter (d. 1966)
- 1895 – Fridolf Rhudin, Swedish actor (d. 1935)
- 1895 – Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen, German field marshal (d. 1945)
- 1898 – Lilly Daché, French-American fashion designer (d. 1989)
- 1900 – Helen Hayes, American actress (d. 1993)
- 1901 – Alberto Giacometti, Swiss sculptor and painter (d. 1966)
- 1902 – K. Shivaram Karanth, Indian journalist, author, and activist (d. 1997)
- 1903 – Prince Charles, Count of Flanders (d. 1983)
- 1903 – Vernon Duke, Russian-American composer and songwriter (d. 1969)
- 1903 – Bei Shizhang, Chinese biologist and academic (d. 2009)
- 1905 – Aksella Luts, Estonian actress, screenwriter, dancer, and choreographer(d. 2005)
- 1906 – Paul Creston, American composer and educator (d. 1985)
- 1906 – Fei Mu, Chinese director and screenwriter (d. 1951)
- 1906 – R. K. Narayan, Indian author (d. 2001)
- 1908 – Johnny Green, American conductor and composer (d. 1989)
- 1908 – Mercè Rodoreda, Catalan author and poet (d. 1983)
- 1909 – Robert F. Boyle, American production designer and art director (d. 2010)
- 1910 – Julius Shulman, American photographer and environmentalist (d. 2009)
- 1911 – Clare Hollingworth, English journalist and author (d. 2017)
- 1912 – Ram Vilas Sharma, Indian poet and critic (d. 2000)
- 1913 – Claude Simon, Malagasy-French novelist and critic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2005)
- 1914 – Tommy Fine, American baseball player and businessman (d. 2005)
- 1914 – Ivory Joe Hunter, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1974)
- 1915 – Harry Edison, American trumpet player and composer (d. 1999)
- 1917 – Thelonious Monk, American pianist and composer (d. 1982)
- 1919 – Willard Estey, Canadian academic and jurist (d. 2002)
- 1919 – Gerry Gomez, Trinidadian cricketer, manager, and umpire (d. 1996)
- 1919 – Kim Ki-young, South Korean director, screenwriter, producer, and editor (d. 1997)
- 1919 – Edgar Laprade, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2014)
- 1920 – Gail Halvorsen, American air force pilot known as the "Berlin Candy Bomber."
- 1922 – Merv Pregulman, American football player, businessman, and philanthropist (d. 2012)
- 1923 – Louis Gottlieb, American singer and bass player (d. 1996)
- 1923 – Nicholas Parsons, English actor and game show host
- 1923 – Murray Walker, English journalist and sportscaster
- 1924 – James Clavell, Australian-American director, producer, screenwriter, and author (d. 1994)
- 1924 – Ludmilla Tchérina, French actress, ballerina, and choreographer (d. 2004)
- 1924 – Ed Wood, American actor, director, producer, screenwriter (d. 1978)
- 1926 – Oscar Brown, American singer-songwriter, playwright, and actor (d. 2005)
- 1926 – Richard Jaeckel, American actor (d. 1997)
- 1927 – Dana Elcar, American actor and director (d. 2005)
- 1927 – Jon Locke, American actor (d. 2013)
- 1927 – Thomas Wilson, American-Scottish composer and educator (d. 2001)
- 1928 – Sheila Walsh, English author (d. 2009)
- 1929 – Ayten Alpman, Turkish singer (d. 2012)
- 1929 – Herb Levinson, American actor (d. 2012)
- 1929 – Bernard Mayes, English-American journalist and academic (d. 2014)
- 1930 – Eugenio Castellotti, Italian race car driver (d. 1957)
- 1930 – Yves Chauvin, French chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2015)
- 1930 – Harold Pinter, English playwright, screenwriter, director Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2008)
- 1932 – Harry Smith, English footballer
- 1933 – Jay Sebring, American hair stylist and businessman (d. 1969)
- 1935 – Khalil al-Wazir, Palestinian commander, founded Fatah (d. 1988)
- 1935 – André Bureau, Canadian lawyer and businessman
- 1935 – Judith Chalmers, English television host and actress
- 1936 – Gerhard Ertl, German physicist and chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
- 1937 – Bruce Devlin, Australian golfer and sportscaster
- 1937 – Peter Underwood, Australian lawyer and politician, 27th Governor of Tasmania (d. 2014)
- 1938 – Oleg Gordievsky, Russian intelligence officer and author
- 1938 – Daidō Moriyama, Japanese photographer
- 1938 – Lily Tuck, American novelist and short story writer
- 1938 – Leroy Hood, American biologist and academic
- 1939 – Joe Pitts, American captain and politician
- 1940 – Winston Churchill, English journalist and politician (d. 2010)
- 1941 – Peter Coyote, American actor, director, and screenwriter
- 1941 – Ken Saro-Wiwa, Nigerian author and activist (d. 1995)
- 1942 – Janis Hansen, American singer and author (d. 2017)
- 1942 – Radu Vasile, Romanian historian and politician, 57th Prime Minister of Romania (d. 2013)
- 1943 – Frederick Barthelme, American novelist and short story writer
- 1945 – Christopher Hill, English bishop
- 1945 – Vanburn Holder, Barbadian cricketer
- 1945 – Headman Shabalala, South African bass singer (Ladysmith Black Mambazo) (d. 1991)
- 1946 – Charles Dance, English actor, director, and screenwriter
- 1946 – Naoto Kan, Japanese lawyer and politician, 61st Prime Minister of Japan
- 1946 – Peter Mahovlich, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
- 1946 – Anne Mather, English author and screenwriter
- 1946 – John Prine, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1946 – Raymond Tallis, English physician, philosopher, author, and academic
- 1946 – Chris Tarrant, English radio and television host
- 1946 – Ben Vereen, American actor, singer, and dancer
- 1946 – Willard White, Jamaican-English actor and singer
- 1947 – Gary Beach, American actor and singer
- 1947 – Giant Haystacks, English wrestler (d. 1998)
- 1947 – Ojārs Arvīds Feldbergs, Latvian sculptor
- 1948 – Sue Campbell, Baroness Campbell of Loughborough, English academic and businesswoman
- 1948 – Cyril Neville, American R&B percussionist and singer
- 1948 – Séverine, French singer and actress
- 1949 – Warren Burt, American-Australian composer
- 1949 – Lance Cairns, New Zealand cricketer
- 1949 – Wang Wanxing, Chinese activist
- 1950 – Charlie George, English footballer
- 1950 – Nora Roberts, American author
- 1951 – Epeli Ganilau, Fijian general and politician, 16th Minister for Fijian Affairs
- 1951 – Kevin McFoy Dunn, American guitarist, songwriter and producer
- 1952 – Dela Smith, English educator
- 1953 – Fiona Rae, Scottish painter
- 1953 – Midge Ure, Scottish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
- 1953 – Aleksander Veingold, Estonian chess player and coach
- 1953 – Gus Williams, American basketball player
- 1954 – Rekha, Indian actress
- 1954 – David Lee Roth, American singer-songwriter and producer
- 1954 – Fernando Santos, Portuguese footballer and manager
- 1956 – Amanda Burton, Northern Irish actress and producer
- 1956 – David Hempleman-Adams, English businessman and adventurer
- 1956 – Taur Matan Ruak, East Timorese politician, 3rd President of East Timor
- 1957 – Rumiko Takahashi, Japanese author and illustrator
- 1958 – Tanya Tucker, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1959 – Michael Cobley, English-Scottish author
- 1959 – Kirsty MacColl, English singer-songwriter (d. 2000)
- 1959 – Bill Rammell, English academic and politician, Minister of State for the Armed Forces
- 1959 – Julia Sweeney, American actress, comedian, producer, and screenwriter
- 1959 – Bradley Whitford, American actor and producer
- 1959 – Arif Peçenek, Turkish football player and manager (d. 2013)
- 1960 – Ron Flockhart, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1960 – Eric Martin, American singer-songwriter
- 1960 – Russell Slade, English football manager
- 1960 – Paul Thiebaud, American art dealer (d. 2010)
- 1960 – Simon Townshend, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
- 1961 – Scott Hoffman, American drummer
- 1961 – Henrik Jørgensen, Danish runner
- 1961 – Martin Kemp, English singer-songwriter and bass player
- 1962 – Thomas Rusch, German photographer
- 1963 – Jolanda de Rover, Dutch swimmer
- 1963 – Anita Mui, Hong Kong singer and actress (d. 2003)
- 1963 – Daniel Pearl, American-Israeli journalist (d. 2002)
- 1963 – Vegard Ulvang, Norwegian skier
- 1964 – Sarah Lancashire, English actress and director
- 1964 – Crystal Waters, American singer-songwriter, musician and producer
- 1965 – Toshi, Japanese singer-songwriter and producer
- 1965 – Chris Penn, American actor (d. 2006)
- 1965 – Rebecca Pidgeon, American-English singer-songwriter and actress
- 1966 – Tony Adams, English footballer and manager
- 1966 – Bai Ling, Chinese-American model and actress
- 1966 – Derrick McKey, American basketball player
- 1967 – Michael Giacchino, American composer
- 1967 – Jonathan Littell, American-French author and humanitarian
- 1967 – Mike Malinin, American drummer and producer
- 1967 – Gavin Newsom, American businessman and politician, 49th Lieutenant Governor of California
- 1967 – Jacek Zieliński, Polish footballer and coach
- 1968 – Bart Brentjens, Dutch cyclist
- 1968 – Feridun Düzağaç, Turkish singer-songwriter
- 1968 – Marinos Ouzounidis, Greek footballer and manager
- 1969 – Francis Escudero, Filipino lawyer and politician
- 1969 – Brett Favre, American football player
- 1969 – Shawn Jamison, American basketball player and coach
- 1969 – Wendi McLendon-Covey, American actress
- 1969 – Dilsa Demirbag Sten, Swedish journalist and author
- 1970 – Dean Kiely, Irish footballer
- 1970 – Silke Kraushaar-Pielach, German sled racer
- 1970 – Matthew Pinsent, English rower and sportscaster
- 1971 – Graham Alexander, English-Scottish footballer and manager
- 1971 – Ian Bennett, English footballer
- 1971 – Evgeny Kissin, Russian pianist
- 1972 – Jun Lana, Filipino director, producer, playwright, and screenwriter
- 1972 – Dean Roland, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1972 – Alexei Zhitnik, Ukrainian-Russian ice hockey player
- 1973 – Mario Lopez, American actor, television personality, and producer
- 1973 – Scott Morriss, English bass player and songwriter
- 1973 – Zach Thornton, American soccer player and coach
- 1974 – Asi Cohen, Israeli actor and screenwriter
- 1974 – Julio Ricardo Cruz, Argentinian footballer
- 1974 – Dale Earnhardt, Jr., American race car driver and actor
- 1974 – Lucy Powell, English politician
- 1974 – Chris Pronger, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1975 – Ihsahn, Norwegian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
- 1975 – Ramón Morales, Mexican footballer and manager
- 1975 – Plácido Polanco, Dominican-American baseball player
- 1976 – Bob Burnquist, Brazilian-American skateboarder
- 1976 – Pat Burrell, American baseball player
- 1976 – Shane Doan, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1978 – Scott Dobie, English footballer
- 1978 – Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, American model and actress
- 1979 – Kangta, South Korean singer-songwriter, producer, and actor
- 1979 – Nicolás Massú, Chilean tennis player
- 1979 – Mýa, American singer-songwriter, producer, dancer, and actress
- 1979 – Joel Przybilla, American basketball player
- 1979 – Hitomi Satō, Japanese actress
- 1980 – Blaž Emeršič, Slovenian ice hockey player
- 1980 – Casey FitzSimmons, American football player
- 1980 – Elvis Hammond, Ghanaian footballer
- 1980 – Tim Maurer, American singer-songwriter
- 1981 – Una Foden, Irish singer-songwriter and dancer
- 1981 – Gavin Shuker, English lawyer and politician
- 1982 – Yasser Al-Qahtani, Saudi Arabian footballer
- 1982 – Amon Buchanan, Australian footballer
- 1983 – Vusimuzi Sibanda, Zimbabwean cricketer
- 1983 – Nikos Spyropoulos, Greek footballer
- 1983 – Tolga Zengin, Turkish footballer
- 1984 – Stephanie Cheng, Hong Kong singer
- 1984 – Jean-Baptiste Grange, French skier
- 1984 – Lzzy Hale, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1984 – Chiaki Kuriyama, Japanese actress and singer
- 1984 – Paul Posluszny, American football player
- 1984 – Troy Tulowitzki, American baseball player
- 1985 – Dominique Cornu, Belgian cyclist
- 1985 – Bronson Harrison, New Zealand rugby league player
- 1985 – Marina Diamandis, Welsh singer-songwriter and pianist
- 1985 – Sandra Záhlavová, Czech tennis player
- 1986 – Ezequiel Garay, Argentinian footballer
- 1986 – Nathan Jawai, Australian basketball player
- 1986 – Andrew McCutchen, American baseball player
- 1986 – Ellen Andrea Wang, Norwegian bassist and composer
- 1987 – Rodjun Cruz, Filipino actor and dancer
- 1987 – Ryan Mathews, American football player
- 1987 – Colin Slade, New Zealand rugby player
- 1987 – Junior Madozein, Central African basketball player
- 1988 – Luis Cardozo, Paraguayan footballer
- 1988 – Shaun Fensom, Australian rugby league player
- 1988 – Brown Ideye, Nigerian footballer
- 1988 – Emmanuel Nwachi, Nigerian footballer
- 1988 – Toby Smith, Australian-New Zealand rugby player
- 1989 – Emer Kenny, English actress and screenwriter
- 1989 – Aimee Teegarden, American actress and producer
- 1990 – Geno Smith, American football player
- 1991 – Michael Carter-Williams, American basketball player
- 1991 – Gabriella Cilmi, Australian singer-songwriter and producer
- 1991 – Lali Espósito, Argentinian actress and singer
- 1991 – Manuel Giandonato, Italian footballer
- 1991 – Mariana Pajón, Colombian cyclist
- 1991 – Xherdan Shaqiri, Swiss footballer
- 1993 – Jayden Stockley, English footballer
- 1994 – Tereza Smitková, Czech tennis player
- 1995 – Brenko Lee, Australian rugby league player
- 1996 – Roni Allén, Finnish ice hockey player
- AD 19 – Germanicus, Roman general (b. 15 BC)
- 644 – Paulinus of York, English bishop and missionary
- 680 – Abbas ibn Ali, son of Imam Ali
- 680 – Ali al-Akbar ibn Husayn, son of Al-Husayn
- 680 – Ali al-Asghar ibn Husayn, son of Al-Husayn
- 680 – Habib ibn Madhahir
- 680 – Husayn ibn Ali, third Shia Imam and grandson of Muhammad (b. 626)
- 827 – Pope Valentine (b. 800)
- 937 – Wang Lingmou, chancellor of Wu
- 1213 – Frederick II, Duke of Lorraine
- 1308 – Patrick Dunbar, 8th Earl of Dunbar
- 1359 – Hugh IV of Cyprus (b. 1295)
- 1503 – Peter II, Duke of Bourbon (b. 1438)
- 1659 – Abel Tasman, Dutch merchant and explorer (b. 1603)
- 1674 – Thomas Traherne, English poet (b. c. 1637)
- 1691 – Isaac de Benserade, French author and poet (b. 1613)
- 1708 – David Gregory, Scottish mathematician and astronomer (b. 1659)
- 1714 – Pierre Le Pesant, sieur de Boisguilbert, French economist and academic (b. 1646)
- 1720 – Antoine Coysevox, French sculptor (b. 1640)
- 1723 – William Cowper, 1st Earl Cowper, English lawyer and politician, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain (b. 1665)
- 1725 – Philippe de Rigaud Vaudreuil, French politician, Governor of New France (b. 1643)
- 1747 – John Potter, English archbishop and academic (b. 1674)
- 1759 – Granville Elliott, English general (b. 1713)
- 1765 – Lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (b. 1688)
- 1795 – Francesco Antonio Zaccaria, Italian historian and theologian (b. 1714)
- 1800 – Gabriel Prosser, American rebel leader (b. 1776)
- 1806 – Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia (b. 1772)
- 1827 – Ugo Foscolo, Italian author and poet (b. 1778)
- 1837 – Charles Fourier, French philosopher and academic (b. 1772)
- 1857 – George Washington Parke Custis, American author and playwright (b. 1781)
- 1872 – William H. Seward, American lawyer and politician, 24th United States Secretary of State (b. 1801)
- 1875 – Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy, Russian author, poet, and playwright (b. 1817)
- 1876 – Charles Joseph Sainte-Claire Deville, French geologist and meteorologist (b. 1814)
- 1893 – Lip Pike, American baseball player and manager (b. 1845)
- 1901 – Lorenzo Snow, American religious leader, 5th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1814)
- 1911 – Jack Daniel, American businessman, founded Jack Daniel's (b. 1849)
- 1913 – Adolphus Busch, German-American brewer and businessman, co-founded Anheuser-Busch (b. 1839)
- 1913 – Katsura Tarō, Japanese general and politician, 6th Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1848)
- 1914 – Carol I of Romania (b. 1839)
- 1918 – Henry Dobson, Australian politician, 17th Premier of Tasmania (b. 1841)
- 1922 – Andreas Karkavitsas, Greek physician and author (b. 1866)
- 1927 – August Kitzberg, Estonian author and playwright (b. 1855)
- 1927 – Gustave Whitehead, German-American pilot and engineer (b. 1874)
- 1930 – Adolf Engler, German botanist and academic (b. 1844)
- 1935 – Gustave Loiseau, French painter (b. 1865)
- 1940 – Berton Churchill, Canadian-American actor and singer (b. 1876)
- 1948 – Ted Horn, American race car driver (b. 1910)
- 1949 – Chikuhei Nakajima, Japanese engineer, businessman, and politician, founded Nakajima Aircraft Company (b. 1884)
- 1953 – Erima Harvey Northcroft, New Zealand general, lawyer, and judge (b. 1884)
- 1957 – Karl Genzken, German physician (b. 1885)
- 1962 – Stancho Belkovski, Bulgarian-Polish architect (b. 1891)
- 1963 – Roy Cazaly, Australian footballer and coach (b. 1893)
- 1963 – Édith Piaf, French singer-songwriter and actress (b. 1915)
- 1964 – Eddie Cantor, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor (b. 1892)
- 1964 – Heinrich Neuhaus, Ukrainian-Russian pianist and educator (b. 1888)
- 1966 – Charlotte Cooper, English-Scottish tennis player (b. 1870)
- 1970 – Édouard Daladier, French captain and politician, 105th Prime Minister of France (b. 1884)
- 1971 – John Cawte Beaglehole, New Zealand historian and scholar (b. 1901)
- 1973 – Ludwig von Mises, Ukrainian-American economist and sociologist (b. 1881)
- 1974 – Werner Heyking, Danish actor (b. 1913)
- 1976 – Silvana Armenulić, Bosnian singer and actress (b. 1939)
- 1976 – Mirsada Mirjana Bajraktarević, Bosnian singer-songwriter (b. 1951)
- 1977 – Angelo Muscat, Maltese-English actor (b. 1930)
- 1978 – Ralph Marterie, Italian-American trumpet player and bandleader (b. 1914)
- 1978 – Ralph Metcalfe, American sprinter and politician (b. 1910)
- 1979 – Christopher Evans, English psychologist, computer scientist, and author (b. 1931)
- 1979 – Paul Paray, French organist, composer, and conductor (b. 1886)
- 1982 – Jean Effel, French painter and journalist (b. 1908)
- 1983 – Ralph Richardson, English actor (b. 1902)
- 1985 – Yul Brynner, Russian actor (b. 1920)
- 1985 – Orson Welles, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1915)
- 1986 – Gleb Wataghin, Ukrainian-Italian physicist and academic (b. 1899)
- 1987 – Behice Boran, Turkish Marxist politician, author and sociologist (b. 1910)
- 1990 – Tom Murton, American penologist and activist (b. 1928)
- 1990 – Nikolaos Pavlopoulos, Greek sculptor and academic (b. 1909)
- 1991 – Nickolaus Hirschl, Austrian wrestler, discus thrower, and shot putter (b. 1906)
- 1997 – Michael J. S. Dewar, Indian-born American theoretical chemist who developed the Dewar-Chatt-Duncanson model (b. 1918)
- 1998 – Clark Clifford, American captain, lawyer, and politician 9th United States Secretary of Defense (b. 1906)
- 1998 – Marvin Gay, Sr., American minister (b. 1914)
- 1998 – Tommy Quaid, Irish hurler and manager (b. 1957)
- 2000 – Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Sri Lankan lawyer and politician, 6th Prime Minister of Sri Lanka (b. 1916)
- 2001 – Eddie Futch, American boxer and trainer (b. 1911)
- 2001 – Vasily Mishin, Russian engineer (b. 1917)
- 2003 – Eila Hiltunen, Finnish sculptor (b. 1922)
- 2003 – Eugene Istomin, American pianist (b. 1925)
- 2004 – Ken Caminiti, American baseball player (b. 1963)
- 2004 – Christopher Reeve, American actor, producer, and activist (b. 1952)
- 2004 – Arthur H. Robinson, American geographer and cartographer (b. 1915)
- 2004 – Maurice Shadbolt, New Zealand author and playwright (b. 1932)
- 2005 – Wayne C. Booth, American educator and critic (b. 1921)
- 2005 – Milton Obote, Ugandan politician, 2nd President of Uganda (b. 1925)
- 2006 – Michael John Rogers, English ornithologist and academic (b. 1932)
- 2006 – Ian Scott, Canadian lawyer and politician (b. 1934)
- 2008 – Kazuyoshi Miura, Japanese businessman (b. 1947)
- 2009 – Stephen Gately, Irish singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor (b. 1976)
- 2010 – Solomon Burke, American singer-songwriter and preacher (b. 1940)
- 2010 – Joan Sutherland, Australian-Swiss soprano and actress (b. 1926)
- 2011 – Jagjit Singh, Indian singer-songwriter (b. 1941)
- 2012 – Sam Gibbons, American captain and politician (b. 1920)
- 2012 – Alex Karras, American football player, wrestler, and actor (b. 1935)
- 2012 – Piotr Lenartowicz, Polish philosopher and educator (b. 1934)
- 2012 – Basil L. Plumley, American sergeant (b. 1920)
- 2012 – Mark Poster, American philosopher and educator (b. 1941)
- 2012 – Kyaw Zaw, Burmese commander and politician (b. 1919)
- 2013 – Scott Carpenter, American commander, pilot, and astronaut (b. 1925)
- 2013 – Jay Conrad Levinson, American author and educator (b. 1933)
- 2013 – Sohei Miyashita, Japanese politician, Japanese Minister of Defense (b. 1927)
- 2013 – Cal Smith, American singer and guitarist (b. 1932)
- 2014 – Olav Dale, Norwegian saxophonist and composer (b. 1958)
- 2014 – Damiana Eugenio, Filipino author and academic (b. 1921)
- 2014 – Valeri Karpov, Russian ice hockey player (b. 1971)
- 2014 – Lari Ketner, American football and basketball player (b. 1977)
- 2014 – Pavel Landovský, Czech actor, director, and playwright (b. 1936)
- 2014 – Ed Nimmervoll, Austrian-Australian journalist, historian, and author (b. 1947)
- 2015 – Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, Nigerian politician, Governor of Bayelsa State (b. 1952)
- 2015 – Hilla Becher, German photographer and educator (b. 1934)
- 2015 – Richard F. Heck, American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1931)
- 2015 – Steve Mackay, American saxophonist and composer (b. 1949)
- 2015 – Sybil Stockdale, American activist, co-founded the National League of Families (b. 1924)
- 2016 – Donn Fendler, American author and speaker (b. 1926)
- 10/09/18--18:24: THIS DAY IN MUSIC
- 10/09/18--18:28: ΠΑΡΑΙΤΗΘΗΚΕ Ο ΓΕΝΙΚΟΣ ΔΙΕΥΘΥΝΤΗΣ ΤΗΣ ΕΡΤ
- 10/09/18--18:44: 10 ΟΚΤΩΒΡΙΟΥ
- 10/09/18--23:49: Article 8
- 10/10/18--03:33: Article 7
- 10/10/18--03:41: Article 6
STATUS - IOS
Ύμνος στην κυκλαδίτικη αισθητική
Mία από τις εντυπωσιακότερες σε αισθητική βίλες
των κυκλάδων, αξίας €2.300.000
Από ένα αυστριακό εστιατόριο που ιδρύθηκε από μοναχούς στο τέλος του Μεσαίωνα
1813: γεννιέται ο συνθέτης, πολιτικός και πατριώτης Τζουζέπε Βέρντι.
1827: πεθαίνει ο Ιταλός ποιητής, ελληνικής καταγωγής Ούγκο Φόσκολο.
1862: "καταλύεται η μοναρχία του Όθωνα και αναλαμβάνει την εξουσία η ""επαναστατική τριανδρία""των Βούλγαρη, Κανάρη, Ρούφου."
1871: κατασβήνεται η μεγάλη φωτιά στο Σικάγο, που κατέστρεψε σχεδόν το 1/3 της πόλης.
1874: στη βρετανική κατοχή περνούν τα νησιά Φίτζι.
1899: ξεκινά ο Πόλεμος των Μπόερς στην Νότια Αφρική.
1901: στην Κίνα, αυτοκρατορικό διάταγμα απαγορεύει την εξαγορά θέσεων στη δημόσια υπηρεσία.
1905: "στις ΗΠΑ, παρουσιάζεται για πρώτη φορά το έργο του Τζορτζ Μπέρναρντ Σο ""Το άλλο νησί του Τζον Μπουλ""."
1906: κατά τη διάρκεια του Μακεδονικού Αγώνα, ο καπετάν Αγρας αναλαμβάνει την αρχηγία στο Βάλτο.
1911: ξεσπά λαϊκή επανάσταση στην Κίνα, με αποτέλεσμα την πτώση της δυναστείας Μαντσού.
1912: σε εξέλιξη βρίσκεται η μάχη του Σαρανταπόρου, κατά τη διάρκεια του Βαλκανικού Πολέμου, με τους Έλληνες να καταδιώκουν τον τουρκικό στρατό. Οι Έλληνες καταλαμβάνουν το οχυρό και ελευθερώνουν τα Σέρβια ανοίγοντας το δρόμο για την απελευθέρωση της Μακεδονίας.
1913: το 1917 γεννιέται ένας από τους κορυφαίους μουσικούς της τζαζ, ο Αμερικανός πιανίστας Θελόνιους Μονκ.
1919: ξεκινούν νέες συνομιλίες μεταξύ ελληνικού στρατού και Τούρκων ανταρτών, την ώρα, που οι Τούρκοι του Κεμάλ δηλώνουν έτοιμοι να κηρύξουν τον πόλεμο εναντίον της Ελλάδας.
1922: αποφασίστηκε οριστικά η παραπομπή των πολιτικών κρατουμένων στην εξεταστική επιτροπή, ως υπεύθυνων για την εθνική συμφορά. Παράλληλα, καταρτίστηκε διάταγμα συγκρότησης Έκτακτου Στρατοδικείου, στο οποίο θα παραπέμπονταν οι υπεύθυνοι της μικρασιατικής καταστροφής.
1930: γεννιέται ο Βρετανός θεατρικός συγγραφέας Χάρολντ Πίντερ.
1930: δημιουργείται η αμερικανική αεροπορική εταιρία TWA μετα τη συγχώνευση τριών εταιρειών.
1931: ξεσπά επανάσταση στην Κύπρο, που βρίσκεται υπό βρετανική κυριαρχία. Η επανάσταση θα πνιγεί στο αίμα.
1935: καταλύεται με στρατιωτικό πραξικόπημα το δημοκρατικό πολίτευμα στην Ελλάδας και το Σύνταγμα του 1927.
1939: 33 κοινοβουλευτικοί κομμουνιστές έχουν φυλακιστεί τις τελευταίες μέρες στη Γαλλία.
1940: ένταση στα Βαλκάνια, καθώς οι Ναζί διαβαίνουν τον ποταμό Δούναβη.
1942: στην Αυστραλία, αμερικανικά αεροπλάνα ρίχνουν 40 τόνους βομβών στην ιαπωνική βάση ανεφοδιασμού, στο Ράμπολ.
1951: πεθαίνει ο λόγιος και δημοσιογράφος Γεώργιος Βλάχος.
1970: αποκτούν την ανεξαρτησία τους τα Νησιά Φίτζι μετά από 96 χρόνια βρετανικής κυριαρχίας.
1975: παντρεύονται για δεύτερη φορά η Ελίζαμπεθ Τέιλορ και ο Ρίτσαρντ Μπάρτον, σε ερημική τοποθεσία στη Μποτσουάνα. Χωρίζουν για δεύτερη φορά τον επόμενο χρόνο.
1980: στην Αλγερία, καταστρεπτικός σεισμός σκοτώνει 17.000 άτομα.
1981: στη Βόννη, 250.000 διαδηλωτές πραγματοποιούν πορεία κατά του σχεδίου των ΗΠΑ για ανάπτυξη πυραύλων στη Δυτική Ευρώπη.
1983: πεθαίνει στο Λονδίνο σε ηλικία 83 ετών ο Βρετανός θεατρικός ηθοποιός σερ Ραλφ Ρίτσαρντσον.
1985: πεθαίνει ο Αμερικανός, μογγολικής καταγωγής, ηθοποιός Γιούλ Μπρίνερ.
1985: "πεθαίνει στις ΗΠΑ, σε ηλικία 70 ετών ο μύθος του κινηματογράφου, Όρσον Γουέλς. Ηθοποιός, σκηνοθέτης, παραγωγός και σεναριογράφος, ο Γουέλς δημιούργησε τον ""Πολίτη Κέιν""και τους ""Υπέροχους ’Αμπερσον"", δυο από τις σημαντικότερες ταινίες στην ιστορία του κινηματογράφου."
1989: η Ελλάδα οδεύει προς εκλογές, καθώς ο Πρόεδρος της Δημοκρατίας Χρήστος Σαρτζετάκης δεν καταφέρνει να πείσει τους πολιτικούς αρχηγούς να σχηματίσουν κυβέρνηση εθνικής ενότητας.
1990: ο Πρόεδρος του Ιράκ Σαντάμ Χουσεΐν απειλεί το Ισραήλ με υπερπύραυλο.
1991: στη θέση Παλαμάρι της Σκύρου συνεχίζεται η ανασκαφή ενός από τους πιο σημαντικούς προϊστορικούς οικισμούς του Αιγαίου.
1992: στην Τσεχοσλοβακία κρίνεται πολύ σοβαρή η κατάσταση της υγείας του ηγέτη της Ανοιξης της Πράγας Αλεξάντρ Ντούμπτσεκ, που τραυματίστηκε σε τροχαίο.
1993: στις βουλευτικές εκλογές πρώτο κόμμα εκλέγεται το ΠΑΣΟΚ με ποσοστό 46,88%.
1994: το βραβείο Νόμπελ Ιατρικής κερδίζουν οι Αμερικανοί ερευνητές Αλφρεντ Γκίλμαν και Μάρτιν Ρόντμπελ, για την ανακάλυψη της πρωτεϊνης G, η οποία λαμβάνει τα μηνύματα μέσα στα ανθρώπινα κύτταρα και στη συνέχεια τα κατευθύνει στο σωστό αποδέκτη.
1995: ανακηρύσσεται γενική γραμματέας της Εθνικής Συμμαχίας για τη Δημοκρατία στη Μιαμάρ η ηγέτης της αντιπολίτευσης Aung San Suu Kyi.
1995: το Νόμπελ Οικονομίας απονέμεται στον Αμερικανό Ρόμπερτ Λούκας, του οποίου οι μακροοικονομικές αναλύσεις χρησιμεύουν ως βάση για την αντιπληθωριστική πολιτική πολλών χωρών.
|October 10th: On this Day|
|1902, The Gibson Mandolin guitar company was formed. Gibson's first electric guitar the ES-150 was produced in 1936, and in 1946 Gibson introduced the P-90 single coil pickup, which was eventually used on the first Les Paul model made in 1952.|
|1939, The real Eleanor Rigby died in her sleep of unknown causes at the age of 44. The 1966 Beatles' song that featured her name wasn't written about her, as Paul McCartney's first draft of the song named the character Miss Daisy Hawkins. Eleanor Rigby's tombstone was noticed in the 1980s in the graveyard of St. Peter's Parish Church in Woolton, Liverpool, a few feet from where McCartney and Lennon had met for the first time in 1957.|
|1956, Elvis Presley's 'Love Me Tender' entered the US chart for a 19 week stay, peaking at No.1 for 5 weeks. The song, from Presley's first film of the same name, was adapted from the tune "Aura Lee", written in 1861.|
|1959, The Quarry Men played at the Casbah Coffee Club, Liverpool. Ken Brown, suffering from a heavy cold was unable to perform and after the show, an argument started when Paul McCartney said that Brown should not get a share of the performance fee since he had not performed. Lennon and Harrison side with McCartney and Brown quits The Quarry Men.|
|1964, During a UK tour The Beatles appeared at De Montfort Hall in Leicester. Ringo Starr drove himself to the venue after taking delivery of a brand new Facel Vega, apparently reaching speeds of 140 MPH on the M6 motorway.|
|1969, King Crimson released their debut studio album In the Court of the Crimson King on Island Records in England and Atlantic Records in America. Rolling Stone named In the Court of the Crimson King the second greatest progressive rock album of all time, behind Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon.|
|1970, The Carpenters were at No.2 on the US singles chart with 'We've Only Just Begun.' The song was originally recorded by Smokey Roberds, under the name "Freddie Allen", and was used in a wedding-themed television commercial for Crocker National Bank in California in 1970.|
|1970, Black Sabbath were at No.1 on the UK chart with their second album 'Paranoid.' The album which contains some of the band's best-known signature songs, including the title track, 'Iron Man' and 'War Pigs' is now regarded as one of the classic Heavy Metal albums.|
|1970, Neil Diamond went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Cracklin' Rosie', his first No.1 as an artist. Diamond who had spent his early career as a songwriter in the Brill Building, wrote the 1966 No.1 hit 'I'm A Believer' for The Monkees.|
|1970, The first issue of Sounds the British music paper was published. It was intended to be a weekly rival to titles such as Melody Maker and New Musical Express and was well known initially for giving away posters in the centre of the paper. Sounds closed on April 6, 1991.|
|1978, Joe Perry and Steve Tyler from Aerosmith were injured after a cherry bomb was thrown on stage during a gig in Philadelphia. The group performed behind a safety fence for the rest of the tour.|
|1978, The second Stiff Records UK tour kicked off featuring; Wreckless Eric, Jona Lewie, Rachel Sweet, Lene Lovich and Micky Jupp. The UK tour was undertaken by train, and then continued on to the USA, without Jupp, who was afraid of flying.|
|1979, The Rose, starring Bette Midler as a self-destructive 1960s Rock star, (transparently based on Janis Joplin) premiered in Los Angeles. The film was nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Frederic Forrest), Best Actress in a Leading Role (Bette Midler, in her screen debut), Best Film Editing and Best Sound.|
|1980, The funeral took place of Led Zeppelin's drummer John Bonham ‘Bonzo’ was found dead at guitarists Jimmy Page's house of what was described as asphyxiation, after inhaling his own vomit after excessive vodka consumption, (40 shots in 4 hours) aged 32.|
|1981, The Police went to No.1 on the UK album chart with 'Ghost In The Machine', the bands third No.1 LP.|
|1987, Whitesnake went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Here I Go Again', a No.9 hit in the UK in 1987.|
|1992, R.E.M. scored their second UK No.1 album with 'Automatic For The People', featuring the singles 'Drive', 'Everybody Hurts', 'Man On The Moon' and 'The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonight.'|
|1999, A charity auction selling Elvis Presley's belongings was held at The Grand Hotel, Las Vegas. A wristwatch sold for $32,500, a cigar box $25,000, an autographed baseball sold for $19,000, and a 1956 Lincoln Continental sold for $250,000.|
|1999, US teenager Christina Aguilera went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Genie In A Bottle.' The song spent 5 weeks at No.1 on the US chart and won Aguilera the Best New Artist Grammy for the year.|
|2000, Britney Spears made her UK live debut when she played the first of three sold out nights at London's Wembley Arena.|
|2002, Twelve protesters dressed as monkeys picketed outside the north Wales holiday home of former Stone Roses singer Ian Brown. The demonstrators argued Brown, was selling the five-bedroom house, in the small village of Llithfaen on the Llyn Peninsula for an inflated price - £150,000 - which local people could not afford. The monkey costumes worn by the anonymous protesters, referred to the name of Brown's recent solo album 'Unfinished Monkey Business.'|
|2007, Sting topped a list of the worst lyricists ever, for such alleged sins as name-dropping Russian novelist Vladimir Nabokov in the Police tune "Don't Stand So Close to Me," quoting a Volvo bumper sticker ("If You Love Someone Set Them Free"), and co-opting the works of Chaucer, St. Augustine and Shakespeare. The survey in Blender magazine placed Rush drummer Neil Peart at No. 2, Creed frontman Scott Stapp at No. 3 and Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher at No. 4 saying Gallagher "seemed incapable of following a metaphor through a single line, let alone a whole verse."|
|2009, Boyzone singer Stephen Gately died suddenly at the age of 33 while on holiday in Majorca. Spanish police said there were no signs of suspicious circumstances, but the cause of death was not yet known. Gately was on holiday with his long-term partner Andy Cowles.|
|2010, American preacher and singer Solomon Burke died at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport while on a plane from Washington Dulles Airport that had just landed. Known as the king of rock & soul, he had a string of hits including 1961 US No.24 single 'Just Out Of Reach Of My Open Arms', and the 1963 US No.1 R&B hit, 'Got To Get You Off My Mind'.|
|2013, Paul McCartney and his band surprised New Yorkers by performing songs from his “New” album in a short impromptu free concert to roughly 3,000 people on a long truck parked in the middle of Times Square.|
|2014, Taylor Swift was named Billboard's Woman of the Year 2014, making her the first artist to receive the award twice. The award goes to the female artist who "has shaped and inspired the music industry with her success, leadership and innovation" over the last year.|
|2015, American tenor saxophone player Steve Mackay who worked with the Stooges, Violent Femmes, Snakefinger, Commander Cody and others died from sepsis at a hospital in Daly City, California at the age of 66.|
|October 10th: Born on this day|
|1943, Born on this day, Denis D'Ell, The Honeycombs, (1964 UK No.1 single 'Have I The Right'). Died on 6th July 2005.|
|1945, Born on this day, Alan Cartwright, Procol Harum, 1967 UK No.1 & US No.5 single 'A Whiter Shade Of Pale' (one of the few singles to have sold over 10 million copies) and scored the hits 'Homburg', 'Conquistador'.|
|1945, Born on this day, Jerry Lacroix, from jazz-rock American music group Blood Sweat & Tears. They scored the 1969 US No.2 single 'Spinning Wheel', and the 1969 US No.12 single 'You've Made Me So Very Happy'. They had a US No.1 with their second album Blood, Sweat & Tears in 1968.|
|1946, Born on this day, John Prine, singer, songwriter, 1971 Vietnam War song 'Sam Stone' from the album 'John Prine.'|
|1948, Born on this day, Cyril Neville, vocals, percussion, The Neville Brothers, (1989 UK No.47 single 'With God On Our Side').|
|1951, Born on this day, Keith Grimes, guitarist, Eva Cassidy. (Only artist to score three posthumous UK No.1 albums, 2001 'Songbird', 2002 'Imagine', 2003 'American Tune'. 2001 UK No. 42 single 'Over The Rainbow').|
|1952, Born on this day, Sharon Osbourne, wife of Ozzy and star of MTV The Osbournes TV Show.|
|1953, Born on this day, Midge Ure, Scottish musician and singer-songwriter. First joined Slik, (1976 UK No.1 'Forever And Ever'), Rich Kids, (1978 UK No.24 'Rich Kids'), Visage and then Ultravox, (1981 UK No.2 'Vienna'). Ure co-wrote and produced the 1985 charity single Do They Know It's Christmas? which has sold 3.7 million copies in the UK. His 1985 solo debut album The Gift featured the UK No.1 'If I Was'.|
|1955, Born on this day, American rock vocalist, songwriter David Lee Roth who with Van Halen had the 1984 US No.1 & UK No.7 single 'Jump' and the solo, 1988 hit single 'Just Like Paradise'. Van Halen's 1978 debut album has sold more than twelve million copies.|
|1955, Born on this day, Tanya Tucker, US country singer, 1991 Country Music Association singer of the year. Best known for her debut hit 'Delta Dawn' which she released when she was 13. She has topped the US country music charts 10 times. Starred in her own fly-on-the-wall TV show, Tuckerville, in 2005.|
|1959, Born on this day, Kirsty MacColl, UK singer, songwriter, who had the 1985 UK No.7 single 'A New England', and the 1987 UK No.2 single with The Pogues, 'Fairytale Of New York'). MacColl was killed in a boating accident on 18th December 2000.|
|1960, Born on this day, Al Connelly, Glass Tiger, (1986 UK No.29 single 'Don't Forget Me, When I'm Gone').|
|1960, Born on this day, Eric Martin, singer with American hard rock supergroup Mr. Big, who had the 1992 US No.1 & UK No.3 single 'To Be With You'.|
|1961, Born on this day, English actor, musician Martin Kemp with Spandau Ballet who became one of the most successful groups to emerge during the New Romantic era and have produced a number of international hits during the 80s including 'True', 'Gold' and 'Through the Barricades.' He is the brother of Gary Kemp from Spandau Ballet who he appeared with in the British film The Krays.|
|1963, Born on this day, Jim Glennie, bassist from English rock band James who scored the 1991 UK No.2 single 'Sit Down' and the hits 'Laid' and 'Come Home'.|
|1963, Born on this day, Jonny Male, guitarist with English alternative rock band Republica who had the 1997 UK No.7 single 'Drop Dead Gorgeous' and the single 'Ready to Go'.|
|1964, Born on this day, Graham Crabb, drums, from English alternative rock band, Pop Will Eat Itself who scored the 1991 UK No.15 single 'X Y & Zee' and the 1993 top ten hit, 'Get The Girl! Kill The Baddies!'|
|1967, Born on this day, Mike Malinin, guitar, vocals, Goo Goo Dolls, (1999 UK No. 26 single 'Iris', 2002 US No.3 album ‘Gutterflower’).|
|1973, Born on this day, Scott Morriss, bass, The Bluetones, (1996 UK No.2 single 'Slight Return').|
|1979, Born on this day, Mya, (Marie Harrison), US singer, (2000 US No.2 single 'Case Of The Ex', 2001 US & UK No.1 single with Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim and Pink, 'Lady Marmalade').|
|1981, Born on this day, Irish singer-songwriter and musician, Una Healy, best known for being a member of girl group The Saturdays who scored the 2013 UK No.1 hit single 'What About Us' featuring Sean Paul.|
|1983, Born on this day, Italian-English singer, songwriter Jack Savoretti, (2015 album Written in Scars).|
Πληροφορίες αναφέρουν ότι ο κ. Ταλαμάγκας συζητά με ιδιωτικά κανάλια, ενώ τα καθήκοντά του θα αναλάβει ο Νίκος Μερτζάνης. Στις θέσεις τους παραμένουν ο Παναγιώτης Τσούτσιας, γενικός διευθυντής ενημέρωσης, και η αρχισυντάκτρια ειδήσεων Αγγελική Αγγελοπούλου.
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