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- 11/02/18--22:04: _Article 8
- 11/02/18--22:09: _EVENTS OF THIS DAY ...
- 11/02/18--22:11: _THIS DAY IN MUSIC
- 11/02/18--22:25: _ΣΗΜΕΡΑ-3 ΝΟΕΜΒΡΙΟΥ
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- 11/03/18--07:55: _ΑΠΟ ΤΟ ΑΡΧΕΙΟ ΜΟΥ 241
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- ALWAYS IN MY HEART (Siempre en mi corazone) – Glenn Miller
- SAY “SI SI” (Para vigo me voy) - Andrews Sisters
- FRENESI – Artie Shaw
- THE BREEZE AND I (Andalucia) – Jimmy Dorsey
- ADIOS MARIQUITA LINDA – Artie Shaw
- AMAPOLA – Deanna Durbin
- GREEN EYES ( Aquellos ojos verdes) – Xavier Cugat
- MARIA ELENA – Wayne King
- YOURS (Quiereme mucho) – Vaughn Monroe
- PERFIDIA – Benny Goodman
- ADIOS – Glenn Miller
- BRAZIL (Aquarela do Brazil) – Xavier Cugat
- TIME WAS (Duerme) – Jimmy Dorsey
- BESAME MUCHO – Andy Russell
- AMOR – Bing Crosby
- ESTRELLITA – Harry James
- TICO TICO – Ethel Smith
- WHAT A DIFFERENCE A DAY MADE (Cuando vuelva a tu lado) – Andy Russesll
- YOU BELONG TO MY HEART (Solamente una vez) – Bing Crosby / Xavier Cugat
- BABALU – Xavier Cugat
- RUM AND COCA COLA – Andrews Sisters
- BAIA – Bing Crosby
- THE THREE CABALLEROS (Ay, Jalisco no te rajes) – Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters
- AT THE CROSSROADS (Malaguena) – Jimmy Dorsey
- KISS OF FIRE (El choclo) – Georgia Gibbs
- DELICADO – Percy Faith
- I GET IDEAS – Tony Martin
- CUANDO LE GUSTA – Carmen Miranda / Andrews Sisters
- SWAY (Quien sera) – Dean Martin
- GRANADA – Frankie Laine
- 11/02/18--21:47: OI ΕΝΩΣΕΙΣ ΣΥΝΤΑΚΤΩΝ ΓΙΑ ΤΗΝ ΕΡΤ
- 11/02/18--22:04: Article 8
- 11/02/18--22:09: EVENTS OF THIS DAY IN THE PAST. 3/11
- 361 – Emperor Constantius II dies of a fever at Mopsuestia in Cilicia, on his deathbed he is baptised and declares his cousin Julian rightful successor.
- 644 – Umar ibn al-Khattab, the second Muslim caliph, is assassinated by a Persian slave in Medina.
- 1333 – The River Arno flooding causing massive damage in Florence as recorded by the Florentine chronicler Giovanni Villani.
- 1468 – Liège is sacked by Charles I of Burgundy's troops.
- 1492 – Peace of Etaples between Henry VII of England and Charles VIII of France.
- 1493 – Christopher Columbus first sights the island of Dominica in the Caribbean Sea.
- 1534 – English Parliament passes the first Act of Supremacy, making King Henry VIII head of the Anglican Church, supplanting the pope and the Roman Catholic Church.
- 1592 – The city of San Luis Potosí is founded.
- 1783 – The American Continental Army is disbanded.
- 1789 – The first District Court established by the United States Constitution opens in New York City.
- 1793 – French playwright, journalist and feminist Olympe de Gouges is guillotined.
- 1812 – Napoleon's armies are defeated at the Battle of Vyazma.
- 1817 – The Bank of Montreal, Canada's oldest chartered bank, opens in Montreal.
- 1838 – The Times of India, the world's largest circulated English language daily broadsheet newspaper is founded as The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce.
- 1848 – A greatly revised Dutch constitution, drafted by Johan Rudolph Thorbecke, severely limiting the powers of the Dutch monarchy, and strengthening the powers of parliament and ministers, is proclaimed.
- 1867 – Giuseppe Garibaldi and his followers are defeated in the Battle of Mentana and fail to end the Pope's Temporal power in Rome (it would be achieved three years later).
- 1868 – John Willis Menard (R-Louisiana) was the first African American elected to the United States Congress. Because of an electoral challenge, he was never seated.
- 1881 – The Mapuche uprising of 1881 begins in Chile.
- 1883 – American Old West: Self-described "Black Bart the poet" gets away with his last stagecoach robbery, but leaves a clue that eventually leads to his capture.
- 1898 – France withdraws its troops from Fashoda (now in Sudan), ending the Fashoda Incident.
- 1903 – With the encouragement of the United States, Panama separates from Colombia.
- 1908 – William Howard Taft is elected the 27th President of the United States.
- 1911 – Chevrolet officially enters the automobile market in competition with the Ford Model T.
- 1918 – Austria-Hungary enters into the Armistice of Villa Giusti with the Allies, and the Habsburg-ruled empire dissolves.
- 1918 – The German Revolution of 1918–19 begins when 40,000 sailors take over the port in Kiel.
- 1930 – Getúlio Vargas becomes Head of the Provisional Government in Brazil after a bloodless coup on October 24.
- 1932 – Panagis Tsaldaris becomes the 142nd Prime Minister of Greece.
- 1935 – George II of Greece regains his throne through a popular, though possibly fixed, plebiscite.
- 1936 – Franklin D. Roosevelt is re-elected President of the United States.
- 1942 – World War II: The Koli Point action begins during the Guadalcanal Campaign and ends on November 12.
- 1943 – World War II: Five hundred aircraft of the U.S. 8th Air Force devastate Wilhelmshaven harbor in Germany.
- 1944 – World War II: Two supreme commanders of the Slovak National Uprising, Generals Ján Golian and Rudolf Viest are captured, tortured and later executed by German forces.
- 1946 – The Constitution of Japan is adopted through Emperor's assent.
- 1956 – Suez Crisis: The Khan Yunis killings by the Israel Defense Forces in Egyptian-controlled Gaza result in the deaths of 275 Palestinians.
- 1956 – Hungarian Revolution: A new Hungarian government is formed, in which many members of banned non-Communist parties participate. During negotiations on Tököl Island ostensibly ostensibly on Soviet troop withdrawal, the KGB arrests Pál Maléter and other Hungarian Revolutionary commanders, effectively decapitating the Revolution's military leadership. János Kádár and Ferenc Münnich form a counter-government in Moscow as Soviet troops ready for the final assault.
- 1957 – Sputnik program: The Soviet Union launches Sputnik 2. On board is the first animal to enter orbit, a dog named Laika.
- 1960 – The land that would become the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge was established by an Act of Congress after a year-long legal battle that pitted local residents against Port Authority of New York and New Jersey officials wishing to turn the Great Swamp into a major regional airport for jet aircraft.
- 1964 – Lyndon B. Johnson is elected to a full term, winning 61% of the vote and 44 states, while Washington D.C. residents are able to vote in a presidential election for the first time, casting their votes for Lyndon Johnson.
- 1967 – Vietnam War: The Battle of Dak To begins.
- 1969 – Vietnam War: U.S. President Richard M. Nixon addresses the nation on television and radio, asking the "silent majority" to join him in solidarity on the Vietnam War effort and to support his policies.
- 1973 – Mariner program: NASA launches the Mariner 10 toward Mercury. On March 29, 1974, it becomes the first space probe to reach that planet.
- 1975 – Syed Nazrul Islam, A. H. M. Qamaruzzaman, Tajuddin Ahmad, and Muhammad Mansur Ali, Bangladeshi politicians and Sheikh Mujibur Rahman loyalists, are murdered in the Dhaka Central Jail.
- 1978 – Dominica gains its independence from the United Kingdom.
- 1979 – Greensboro massacre: Five members of the Communist Workers Party are shot dead and seven are wounded by a group of Klansmen and neo-Nazis during a "Death to the Klan" rally in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States.
- 1982 – The Salang Tunnel fire in Afghanistan kills up to 2,000 people.
- 1986 – Iran–Contra affair: The Lebanese magazine Ash-Shiraa reports that the United States has been secretly selling weapons to Iran in order to secure the release of seven American hostages held by pro-Iranian groups in Lebanon.
- 1986 – The Federated States of Micronesia gain independence from the United States of America.
- 1988 – Sri Lankan Tamil mercenaries try to overthrow the Maldivian government. At President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom's request, the Indian military suppresses the coup attempt within 24 hours.
- 1996 – Death of Abdullah Çatlı, leader of the Turkish ultra-nationalist organisation Grey Wolves in the Susurluk car-crash, which leads to the resignation of the Turkish Interior Minister, Mehmet Ağar (a leader of the True Path Party, DYP).
- 1997 – The United States of America imposes economic sanctions against Sudan in response to its human rights abuses of its own citizens and its material and political assistance to Islamic extremist groups across the Middle East and Eastern Africa.
- 2014 – One World Trade Center officially opens. It is the replacement of the World Trade Center Twin Towers, in New York City, after it has been attacked by two planes during the September 11 Attacks.
- AD 39 – Lucan, Roman poet (d. 65)
- 1500 – Benvenuto Cellini, Italian sculptor and painter (d. 1571)
- 1505 – Achilles Gasser, German physician and astrologer (d. 1577)
- 1527 – Tilemann Heshusius, Gnesio-Lutheran theologian (d. 1588)
- 1560 – Annibale Carracci, Italian painter and illustrator (d. 1609)
- 1587 – Samuel Scheidt, German organist, composer, and educator (d. 1654)
- 1604 – Osman II, Ottoman sultan (d. 1622)
- 1618 – Aurangzeb, Mughal emperor of India (d. 1707)
- 1656 – Georg Reutter, Austrian organist and composer (d. 1738)
- 1659 – Hui-bin Jang, Royal consort (d. 1701)
- 1689 – Jan Josef Ignác Brentner, Czech composer (d. 1742)
- 1749 – Daniel Rutherford, Scottish chemist and physician (d. 1819)
- 1757 – Robert Smith, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 6th United States Secretary of State (d. 1842)
- 1777 – Princess Sophia of the United Kingdom (d. 1848)
- 1793 – Stephen F. Austin, American businessman and politician (d. 1836)
- 1794 – William Cullen Bryant, American poet and journalist (d. 1878)
- 1799 – William Sprague III, American lawyer and politician, 14th Governor of Rhode Island (d. 1856)
- 1801 – Karl Baedeker, German author and publisher, founded the Baedeker Publishing Company (d. 1859)
- 1801 – Vincenzo Bellini, Italian composer (d. 1835)
- 1815 – John Mitchel, Irish journalist and activist (d. 1875)
- 1816 – Jubal Early, American general and lawyer (d. 1894)
- 1816 – Calvin Fairbank, American minister and activist (d. 1898)
- 1845 – Edward Douglass White, American lawyer, jurist, and politician, 9th Chief Justice of the United States (d. 1921)
- 1852 – Emperor Meiji of Japan (d. 1912)
- 1856 – Jim McCormick, Scottish-American baseball player and manager (d. 1918)
- 1857 – Mikhail Alekseyev, Russian general (d. 1918)
- 1862 – Henry George, Jr., American journalist and politician (d. 1916)
- 1863 – Alfred Perot, French physicist and academic (d. 1925)
- 1871 – Albert Goldthorpe, English rugby player and manager (d. 1943)
- 1875 – Emīls Dārziņš, Latvian composer and conductor (d. 1910)
- 1876 – Stephen Alencastre, American bishop and missionary (d. 1940)
- 1877 – Carlos Ibáñez del Campo, Chilean general and politician, 20th President of Chile (d. 1960)
- 1882 – Yakub Kolas, Belarusian writer (d. 1956)
- 1884 – Joseph William Martin, Jr., American publisher and politician, 49th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (d. 1968)
- 1887 – Samuil Marshak, Russian author and poet (d. 1964)
- 1890 – Harry Stephen Keeler, American author (d. 1967)
- 1890 – Eustáquio van Lieshout, Dutch-Brazilian priest and missionary (d. 1943)
- 1894 – William George Barker, Canadian pilot and colonel, Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1930)
- 1894 – Sofoklis Venizelos, Greek captain and politician, 133rd Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1964)
- 1896 – Gustaf Tenggren, Swedish-American illustrator and animator (d. 1970)
- 1899 – Ralph Greenleaf, American billiards player (d. 1950)
- 1899 – Rezső Seress, Hungarian pianist and composer (d. 1968)
- 1899 – Gleb Wataghin, Ukrainian-Italian physicist and academic (d. 1986)
- 1900 – Adolf Dassler, German businessman, founded Adidas (d. 1978)
- 1901 – Leopold III of Belgium (d. 1983)
- 1901 – André Malraux, French historian, theorist, and author (d. 1976)
- 1903 – Walker Evans, American photographer and journalist (d. 1975)
- 1903 – Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani historian and educator (d. 1981)
- 1905 – Lois Mailou Jones, American painter and academic (d. 1998)
- 1906 – Julia Boyer Reinstein, American teacher and historian (d. 1998)
- 1908 – Giovanni Leone, Italian lawyer and politician, 6th President of Italy (d. 2001)
- 1908 – Bronko Nagurski, Canadian-American football player, wrestler, and coach (d. 1990)
- 1909 – James Reston, Scottish-American journalist and author (d. 1995)
- 1910 – Karel Zeman, Czech director, animator, production designer, and screenwriter (d. 1989)
- 1911 – Kick Smit, Dutch footballer and manager (d. 1974)
- 1912 – Alfredo Stroessner, Paraguayan general and politician, 46th President of Paraguay (d. 2006)
- 1915 – Hal Jackson, American journalist and radio host (d. 2012)
- 1917 – Annapurna Maharana, Indian activist (d. 2012)
- 1918 – Claude Barma, French director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1992)
- 1918 – Bob Feller, American sailor, baseball player, and sportscaster (d. 2010)
- 1918 – Elizabeth P. Hoisington, American general (d. 2007)
- 1918 – Russell B. Long, American lieutenant, lawyer, and politician (d. 2003)
- 1919 – Jesús Blasco, Spanish author and illustrator (d. 1995)
- 1919 – Ludovic Kennedy, Scottish journalist and author (d. 2009)
- 1919 – Květa Legátová, Czech author (d. 2012)
- 1920 – Oodgeroo Noonuccal, Australian poet, educator, and activist (d. 1993)
- 1921 – Charles Bronson, American soldier and actor (d. 2003)
- 1922 – Dennis McDermott, English-Canadian union leader and diplomat, Canadian Ambassador to Ireland (d. 2003)
- 1923 – Tomás Ó Fiaich, Irish cardinal (d. 1990)
- 1923 – Yamaguchi Hitomi, Japanese author and critic (d. 1995)
- 1924 – Marc Breaux, American actor, director, and choreographer (d. 2013)
- 1924 – Violetta Elvin, Russian ballerina
- 1924 – Samuel Ruiz, Mexican bishop (d. 2011)
- 1926 – Valdas Adamkus, Lithuanian engineer and politician, 3rd President of Lithuania
- 1926 – Maurice Couture, Canadian archbishop
- 1926 – Robert W. Wilson, American businessman and philanthropist (d. 2013)
- 1927 – Harrison McCain, Canadian businessman, co-founded McCain Foods (d. 2004)
- 1927 – Peggy McCay, American actress (d. 2018)
- 1927 – Odvar Nordli, Norwegian politician, 21st Prime Minister of Norway (d. 2018)
- 1928 – Goseki Kojima, Japanese illustrator (d. 2000)
- 1928 – Bill Morrison, Australian politician and diplomat, 37th Australian Minister for Defence (d. 2013)
- 1928 – Osamu Tezuka, Japanese animator and producer (d. 1989)
- 1929 – Alfonso Orueta, Chilean footballer, manager, and politician (d. 2012)
- 1930 – Phil Crane, American academic and politician (d. 2014)
- 1930 – William H. Dana, American engineer, pilot, and astronaut (d. 2014)
- 1930 – Mable John, American blues singer
- 1930 – D. James Kennedy, American pastor and author (d. 2007)
- 1930 – Brian Robinson, English cyclist
- 1930 – Tsutomu Seki, Japanese astronomer and academic
- 1930 – Lois Smith, American actress
- 1930 – Frits Staal, Dutch philosopher and scholar (d. 2012)
- 1931 – Yon Hyong-muk, North Korean soldier and politician, 7th Premier of North Korea (d. 2005)
- 1931 – Monica Vitti, Italian actress, singer, and screenwriter
- 1931 – Michael Fu Tieshan, Chinese bishop (d. 2007)
- 1932 – Albert Reynolds, Irish businessman and politician, 9th Taoiseach of Ireland (d. 2014)
- 1933 – John Barry, English-American composer and conductor (d. 2011)
- 1933 – Ken Berry, American actor, singer, and dancer
- 1933 – Jeremy Brett, English actor (d. 1995)
- 1933 – Aneta Corsaut, American actress (d. 1995)
- 1933 – Michael Dukakis, American lawyer, academic, and politician, 65th Governor of Massachusetts
- 1933 – Amartya Sen, Indian economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
- 1934 – Kenneth Baker, Baron Baker of Dorking, English poet and politician, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
- 1934 – Hans Janmaat, Dutch businessman, educator, and politician (d. 2002)
- 1935 – Ingrid Rüütel, Estonian philologist and academic, 3rd First Lady of Estonia
- 1936 – Roy Emerson, Australian-American tennis player and coach
- 1936 – Takao Saito, Japanese author and illustrator, created Golgo 13
- 1937 – Dietrich Möller, German lawyer and politician, 15th Mayor of Marburg
- 1938 – Martin Dunwoody, English mathematician and academic
- 1938 – Akira Kobayashi, Japanese actor
- 1938 – Jean Rollin, French actor, director, and screenwriter
- 1940 – Sonny Rhodes, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1942 – Martin Cruz Smith, American author and screenwriter
- 1943 – Bert Jansch, Scottish-English singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2011)
- 1944 – Jan Boerstoel, Dutch poet and songwriter
- 1945 – Ken Holtzman, American baseball player and manager
- 1945 – Gerd Müller, German footballer and manager
- 1945 – Nick Simper, English bass guitarist
- 1946 – Reinhard Karl, German mountaineer, photographer, and author (d. 1982)
- 1946 – Wataru Takeshita, Japanese lawyer and politician
- 1947 – Mazie Hirono, Japanese-American lawyer and politician, 9th Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii
- 1947 – Siiri Oviir, Estonian lawyer and politician, 3rd Estonian Minister of Social Affairs
- 1947 – Faraj Sarkohi, Iranian journalist and critic
- 1948 – Lulu, Scottish singer-songwriter and actress
- 1948 – Takashi Kawamura, Japanese politician
- 1948 – Helmuth Koinigg, Austrian race car driver (d. 1974)
- 1948 – Rick Kreuger, American baseball player and coach
- 1948 – Rainer Zobel, German footballer, coach, and manager
- 1949 – Mike Evans, American actor and screenwriter (d. 2006)
- 1949 – Osamu Fujimura, Japanese engineer and politician
- 1949 – Stephen Oliver, English biochemist and academic
- 1949 – Larry Holmes, American boxer and talk show host
- 1949 – Anna Wintour, English-American journalist
- 1950 – Massimo Mongai, Italian journalist and author
- 1950 – Joe Queenan, American author and critic
- 1951 – Dwight Evans, American baseball player and coach
- 1951 – Ed Murawinski, American cartoonist
- 1951 – André Wetzel, Dutch footballer and manager
- 1952 – Roseanne Barr, American comedian, actress, and producer
- 1952 – Jim Cummings, American voice actor
- 1952 – David Ho, Taiwanese-American scientist
- 1953 – Kate Capshaw, American actress and producer
- 1953 – Helios Creed, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1953 – Larry Herndon, American baseball player and coach
- 1953 – Dennis Miller, American comedian, producer, and talk show host
- 1953 – Vilma Santos, Filipino actress and politician
- 1954 – Adam Ant, English singer-songwriter and actor
- 1954 – Kathy Kinney, American actress and comedian
- 1955 – Teresa De Sio, Italian singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1955 – Anne Milton, English nurse and politician
- 1955 – Phil Simms, American football player and sportscaster
- 1956 – Cathy Jamieson, Scottish politician, 2nd Scottish Minister for Justice
- 1956 – Kevin Murphy, American actor, puppeteer, producer, and screenwriter
- 1956 – Gary Ross, American director, producer, and screenwriter
- 1956 – Bob Welch, American baseball player and coach (d. 2014)
- 1957 – Peter Gregson, Scottish-English engineer and academic
- 1957 – Dolph Lundgren, Swedish actor, director, producer, screenwriter, and martial artist
- 1957 – Gary Olsen, English actor (d. 2000)
- 1958 – Brady Hoke, American football coach
- 1959 – Hal Hartley, American director, producer, and screenwriter
- 1960 – Karch Kiraly, American volleyball player, coach, and sportscaster
- 1960 – Ian McNabb, English singer-songwriter and musician
- 1961 – David Armstrong-Jones, 2nd Earl of Snowdon, English businessman
- 1961 – Dave Hahn, Japanese-American mountaineer and journalist
- 1962 – Gabe Newell, American businessman, co-founded the Valve Corporation
- 1962 – David J. Schiappa, American lawyer and politician
- 1962 – Jacqui Smith, English lawyer and politician
- 1963 – Davis Guggenheim, American director, producer, and screenwriter
- 1963 – Shigeaki Hattori, Japanese race car driver
- 1963 – Ian Wright, English footballer, manager, and sportscaster
- 1964 – Algimantas Briaunis, Lithuanian footballer and manager
- 1964 – Bryan Young, New Zealand cricketer
- 1965 – Gert Heerkes, Dutch footballer and manager
- 1965 – Ann Scott, French-English author
- 1965 – Mike Springer, American golfer
- 1967 – Mike O'Neill, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1967 – Mark Roberts, Welsh singer and guitarist
- 1967 – Steven Wilson, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
- 1968 – Alberto Iñurrategi, Spanish mountaineer
- 1968 – Paul Quantrill, Canadian baseball player and coach
- 1969 – Robert Miles, Swiss-Italian DJ and producer (d. 2017)
- 1969 – Niels van Steenis, Dutch rower
- 1970 – Geir Frigård, Norwegian footballer
- 1970 – Jeanette J. Epps, American aerospace engineer and astronaut
- 1971 – Diego Alessi, Italian race car driver
- 1971 – Sticky Fingaz, American rapper, producer, and actor
- 1971 – Dylan Moran, Irish actor, comedian, and screenwriter
- 1971 – Alison Williamson, English archer
- 1971 – Dwight Yorke, Tobagonian footballer and coach
- 1972 – Ugo Ehiogu, English footballer and manager (d. 2017)
- 1972 – Michael Hofmann, German footballer
- 1972 – Marko Koers, Dutch runner
- 1973 – Ben Fogle, English television host and author
- 1973 – Christian Picciolini, American businessman and manager
- 1973 – Chrissie Swan, Australian radio and television host
- 1973 – Mick Thomson, American guitarist
- 1974 – Tariq Abdul-Wahad, French basketball player and coach
- 1975 – Darren Sharper, American football player and sportscaster
- 1976 – Guillermo Franco, Argentinian-Mexican footballer
- 1976 – Jake Shimabukuro, American ukulele player and composer
- 1977 – Marcel Ketelaer, German footballer
- 1977 – Greg Plitt, American model and actor (d. 2015)
- 1978 – Tim McIlrath, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1978 – Jonas Howden Sjøvaag, Norwegian drummer
- 1978 – Hiroko Sakai, Japanese softball player
- 1979 – Pablo Aimar, Argentinian footballer
- 1979 – Beau McDonald, Australian footballer and coach
- 1980 – Hans Andersen, Danish motorcycle racer
- 1981 – Diego López, Spanish footballer
- 1981 – Vicente Matías Vuoso, Argentinian-Mexican footballer
- 1981 – Rodrigo Millar, Chilean footballer
- 1981 – Sten Pentus, Estonian race car driver
- 1982 – Moniek Kleinsman, Dutch speed skater
- 1982 – Evgeni Plushenko, Russian figure skater
- 1982 – Egemen Korkmaz, Turkish footballer
- 1982 – Janel McCarville, American professional basketball player (d. 2015)
- 1983 – Myrna Braza, Norwegian singer-songwriter
- 1984 – Christian Bakkerud, Danish race car driver (d. 2011)
- 1984 – Ryo Nishikido, Japanese singer-songwriter and actor
- 1984 – LaMarr Woodley, American football player
- 1985 – Tyler Hansbrough, American basketball player
- 1985 – Philipp Tschauner, German footballer
- 1986 – Paul Derbyshire, Italian rugby player
- 1986 – Piet Velthuizen, Dutch footballer
- 1986 – Heo Young-saeng, South Korean singer
- 1987 – Courtney Barnett, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1987 – Colin Kaepernick, American football player
- 1987 – Ty Lawson, American basketball player
- 1987 – Felix Schütz, German ice hockey player
- 1987 – Gemma Ward, Australian model and actress
- 1989 – Paula DeAnda, American singer-songwriter and actress
- 1989 – Joyce Jonathan, French singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1990 – Ellyse Perry, Australian footballer and cricketer
- 1992 – Joe Clarke, English slalom canoeist
- 1992 – Valeria Solovyeva, Russian tennis player
- 1995 – Kendall Jenner, American television personality and model
- 361 – Constantius II, Roman emperor (b. 317)
- 644 – Umar, caliph (b. 584)
- 753 – Saint Pirmin, Spanish-German monk and saint (b. 700)
- 1219 – Saer de Quincy, 1st Earl of Winchester, English baron and rebel
- 1220 – Urraca of Castile, Queen of Portugal, spouse of King Afonso II of Portugal (b. 1186)
- 1254 – John III Doukas Vatatzes, Byzantine emperor (b. 1193)
- 1324 – Petronilla de Meath, Irish suspected witch
- 1373 – Jeanne de Valois, Queen of Navarre (b. 1343)
- 1428 – Thomas Montacute, 4th Earl of Salisbury, English general and politician (b. 1388)
- 1456 – Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond, father of King Henry VII of England (b. 1431)
- 1580 – Jerónimo Zurita y Castro, Spanish historian and author (b. 1512)
- 1584 – Charles Borromeo, Italian cardinal and saint (b. 1538)
- 1599 – Andrew Báthory, Prince of Transylvania (b. c. 1563)
- 1600 – Richard Hooker, English priest and theologian (b. 1554)
- 1639 – Martin de Porres, Peruvian saint (b. 1579)
- 1643 – John Bainbridge, English astronomer and academic (b. 1582)
- 1643 – Paul Guldin, Swiss astronomer and mathematician (b. 1577)
- 1676 – Köprülü Fazıl Ahmed Pasha, Ottoman soldier and politician, 110th Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire (b. 1635)
- 1711 – John Ernest Grabe, German theologian and academic (b. 1666)
- 1787 – Robert Lowth, English bishop and academic (b. 1710)
- 1793 – Olympe de Gouges, French playwright and activist (b. 1748)
- 1794 – François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and diplomat (b. 1715)
- 1850 – William E. Shannon, Irish-born American politician (b. 1821/1822)
- 1858 – Harriet Taylor Mill, English philosopher and author (b. 1807)
- 1869 – Andreas Kalvos, Greek poet and playwright (b. 1792)
- 1890 – Ulrich Ochsenbein, Swiss lawyer and politician, 1st President of the Swiss National Council (b. 1811)
- 1891 – Louis Lucien Bonaparte, English-Italian philologist and politician (b. 1813)
- 1914 – Georg Trakl, Austrian-Polish pharmacist and poet (b. 1887)
- 1917 – Léon Bloy, French author and poet (b. 1846)
- 1918 – Aleksandr Lyapunov, Russian mathematician and physicist (b. 1857)
- 1926 – Annie Oakley, American entertainer and target shooter (b. 1860)
- 1927 – Karel Matěj Čapek-Chod, Czech journalist and author (b. 1860)
- 1929 – Olav Aukrust, Norwegian poet and educator (b. 1883)
- 1933 – Pierre Paul Émile Roux, French physician, bacteriologist, and immunologist (b. 1853)
- 1939 – Charles Tournemire, French organist and composer (b. 1870)
- 1949 – Solomon R. Guggenheim, American art collector and philanthropist, founded the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (b. 1861)
- 1954 – Henri Matisse, French painter and sculptor (b. 1869)
- 1956 – Jean Metzinger, French artist, (b. 1883)
- 1957 – Wilhelm Reich, Ukrainian-Austrian psychotherapist and author (b. 1897)
- 1960 – Paul Willis, American actor and director (b. 1901)
- 1962 – L. O. Wenckebach, Dutch sculptor and painter (b. 1895)
- 1968 – Vern Stephens, American baseball player (b. 1920)
- 1969 – Zeki Rıza Sporel, Turkish footballer (b. 1898)
- 1973 – Marc Allégret, Swiss-French director and screenwriter (b. 1900)
- 1975 – Tajuddin Ahmad, Bangladeshi politician, 1st Prime Minister of Bangladesh (b. 1925)
- 1975 – Muhammad Mansur Ali, Bangladeshi captain and politician, 3rd Prime Minister of Bangladesh (b. 1919)
- 1975 – Syed Nazrul Islam, Bangladeshi lawyer and politician, President of Bangladesh (b. 1925)
- 1975 – Abul Hasnat Muhammad Qamaruzzaman, Bangladeshi lawyer and politician (b. 1926)
- 1980 – Caroline Mytinger, American painter and author (b. 1897)
- 1983 – Alfredo Antonini, Italian-American conductor and composer (b. 1901)
- 1983 – Jerry Pentland, Australian fighter ace (b. 1894)
- 1987 – Mary Shane, American sportscaster and educator (b. 1945)
- 1988 – Henri van Praag, Dutch philosopher, theologian, and educator (b. 1916)
- 1989 – Dorothy Fuldheim, American journalist (b. 1893)
- 1990 – Kenan Erim, Turkish archaeologist and academic (b. 1929)
- 1990 – Nusret Fişek, Turkish physician and politician, Turkish Minister of Health (b. 1914)
- 1990 – Mary Martin, American actress and singer (b. 1913)
- 1991 – Chris Bender, American singer (b. 1972)
- 1993 – Léon Theremin, Russian physicist and engineer, invented the Theremin (b. 1895)
- 1994 – Valter Palm, Estonian-American boxer (b. 1905)
- 1995 – Gordon S. Fahrni, Canadian physician (b. 1887)
- 1996 – Jean-Bédel Bokassa, Central African general and politician, 2nd President of the Central African Republic (b. 1921)
- 1998 – Bob Kane, American author and illustrator, co-created Batman (b. 1915)
- 1999 – Ian Bannen, Scottish actor (b. 1928)
- 2001 – Ernst Gombrich, Austrian-English historian and author (b. 1909)
- 2002 – Lonnie Donegan, Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1931)
- 2002 – Jonathan Harris, American actor (b. 1914)
- 2003 – Rasul Gamzatov, Russian poet and educator (b. 1923)
- 2004 – Sergejs Žoltoks, Latvian ice hockey player (b. 1972)
- 2006 – Paul Mauriat, French pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1925)
- 2006 – Marie Rudisill, American author (b. 1911)
- 2006 – Alberto Spencer, Ecuadorean footballer (b. 1937)
- 2007 – Aleksandr Dedyushko, Belarusian-Russian actor (b. 1962)
- 2007 – Martin Meehan, PIRA volunteer and Irish republican politician (b. 1945)
- 2007 – Ryan Shay, American runner (b. 1979)
- 2008 – Jean Fournet, French conductor (b. 1913)
- 2009 – Francisco Ayala, Spanish sociologist, author, and critic (b. 1906)
- 2009 – Archie Baird, Scottish footballer, journalist, and educator (b. 1919)
- 2009 – Carl Ballantine, American magician and actor (b. 1917)
- 2010 – Jerry Bock, American composer (b. 1928)
- 2010 – Viktor Chernomyrdin, Russian politician and diplomat, 30th Prime Minister of Russia (b. 1938)
- 2010 – Jim Clench, Canadian bass player (b. 1949)
- 2011 – Peeter Kreitzberg, Estonian lawyer and politician (b. 1948)
- 2012 – Carmélia Alves, Brazilian singer (b. 1923)
- 2012 – George Chesterton, English cricketer and coach (b. 1922)
- 2012 – Tommy Godwin, American-English cyclist and coach (b. 1920)
- 2012 – Mükerrem Hiç, Turkish academic, author, and politician (b. 1929)
- 2012 – Thomas K. McCraw, American historian and academic (b. 1940)
- 2012 – Kailashpati Mishra, Indian activist and politician, 18th Governor of Gujarat (b. 1923)
- 2013 – Nick Cardy, American soldier and illustrator (b. 1920)
- 2013 – Gerard Cieślik, Polish footballer and manager (b. 1927)
- 2013 – Gamani Corea, Sri Lankan economist and diplomat (b. 1925)
- 2013 – William J. Coyne, American lawyer and politician (b. 1936)
- 2013 – Rupert Gerritsen, Australian historian and author (b. 1953)
- 2013 – Leonard Long, Australian painter and educator (b. 1911)
- 2014 – Augusto Martelli, Italian composer and conductor (b. 1940)
- 2014 – Gordon Tullock, American economist and academic (b. 1922)
- 2014 – Sadashiv Amrapurkar, Indian actor (b. 1950)
- 2015 – Ahmed Chalabi, Iraqi businessman and politician (b. 1944)
- 2015 – Howard Coble, American captain, lawyer, and politician (b. 1931)
- 2015 – Tom Graveney, English cricketer and sportscaster (b. 1927)
- 11/02/18--22:11: THIS DAY IN MUSIC
- 11/02/18--22:25: ΣΗΜΕΡΑ-3 ΝΟΕΜΒΡΙΟΥ
- 11/02/18--22:36: Article 4
- 11/02/18--22:41: Article 3
- 11/02/18--22:45: Article 2
- 11/02/18--22:48: Article 1
- COFFEE, CIGARETTES AND MEMORIES – Jeri Southern (1958)
- SMOKE RINGS – Earl Bostic (1953)
- COFFEE & CIGARETTES (THINKING IT OVER) – Johnnie Ray (1952)
- A STORY OF TWO CIGARETTES – Vaughn Monroe (1945)
- TOBACCO AUCTIONEER – Raymond Scott & His New Orchestra (1939)
- DON’T SMOKE IN BED – Peggy Lee (1948)
- TWO CIGARETTES IN THE DARK – Frank Parker (1934)
- WHILE A CIGARETTE WAS BURNING – Jay Wilbur & His Band (1938
- DIM LIGHTS, THICK SMOKE (AND LOUD, LOUD MUSIC) – Joe Maphis & Rose Lee (1953)
- A CIGARETTE, SWEET MUSIC AND YOU – Fred Waring & His Pennsylvanians / The Glee Club (1942)
- SMOKE! SMOKE! SMOKE! (That cigarette) – Tex Williams & The Western Caravan (1947)
- A CIGARETTE AND A SILHOUETTE – Mildred Bailey (1938)
- CIGAREETS, WHUSKEY AND WILD, WILD WOMEN – Red Ingle and The Natural Seven / The Might and Main Street Choral Society (1947)
- WHILE I’M SMOKIN’ MY LAST CIGARETTE – Vaughn Monroe (1950)
- 11/02/18--22:57: ΤΖΗΝ ΚΕΛΛΥ,Ο ΑΝΤΙΠΑΛΟΣ ΤΟΥ ΦΡΕΝΤ ΑΣΤΑΙΡ
- 11/03/18--05:02: Article 13
- 11/03/18--05:20: ΠΕΤΡΟΥΝΙΑΣ-ΤΟ ΠΙΟ ΧΡΥΣΟ ΠΑΙΔΙ ΤΟΥ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟΥ ΑΘΛΗΤΙΣΜΟΥ
- 11/03/18--05:26: Article 11
- 11/03/18--07:55: ΑΠΟ ΤΟ ΑΡΧΕΙΟ ΜΟΥ 241
- 11/03/18--07:58: ΑΠΟ ΤΟ ΑΡΧΕΙΟ ΜΟΥ 242
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|November 3rd: On this Day|
|1957, Sun Records released 'Great Balls Of Fire', by Jerry Lee Lewis. The single went on to sell over five million copies worldwide, and was a No.1 hit in the UK and No.2 in the US.|
|1958, Elvis Presley went on maneuvers for the first time with the US Army's 32nd Tank Regiment near the German, Czech border.|
|1960, Elvis Presley had his fifth UK No.1 single with 'It's Now Or Never', it stayed at No.1 for eight weeks. The song which was based on the Italian song, 'O Sole Mio', gave Presley his first post-army No.1.|
|1962, The Crystals started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'He's A Rebel', it made No.19 on the UK chart.|
|1964, During a Rolling Stones North American tour a 17 year-old Rolling Stones fan fell from the balcony during a gig in Cleveland, Ohio. The Mayor of Ohio banned all future pop concerts, saying; "Such groups do not add to the community's culture or entertainment."|
|1967, The filming for The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour was completed finishing with a sequence at Ringo's country house in Weybridge, Surrey, BBC television bought the rights to broadcast the film twice, the first broadcast, in black-and-white was scheduled for December 26, 1967. The second showing, on the color channel BBC2, was not yet available to all Britons, was set for January 5, 1968.|
|1972, James Taylor and Carly Simon were married by a judge in Simon's Manhattan apartment, beginning their eleven year marriage. That evening, Simon joined him on stage at New York's Radio City Music Hall and announced their union to a cheering audience.|
|1973, David Bowie scored his second UK No.1 album when 'Pinups' started a five-week run at the top of the charts. The set contained Bowie covering his favourite 60s songs; his version of The Mersey's 'Sorrow' made No.3 on the UK singles chart, (first recorded by The McCoys in 1965).|
|1977, During a concert at the Empire Pool, Wembley, London, Elton John announced his retirement from live performances.|
|1979, One Hit Wonder M went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Pop Muzik'. M was Robin Scott who scored one other UK top 40 hit, 'Pop Muzik' made No.2 in the UK.|
|1984, Billy Ocean started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Caribbean Queen'. The song was originally called 'European Queen'.|
|1984, Paul McCartney went to No.1 on the UK album chart with the film soundtrack to 'Give My Regards To Broad Street', featuring the UK No.2 single 'No More Lonely Nights.'|
|1990, 25 years after their version was recorded, The Righteous Brothers went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Unchained Melody'. The track had been featured in the Patrick Swayze film 'Ghost.' Written by Alex North and Hy Zaret, 'Unchained Melody is one of the most recorded songs of the 20th century, with over 500 versions in hundreds of different languages.|
|1990, 'Ice Ice Baby', by Vanilla Ice became the first rap record to top the US singles chart, (and later also a UK No.1 single). The track was initially released as the B-side to the rapper's cover of 'Play That Funky Music', and became the A-side after US DJ's started playing the track.|
|1991, A free concert was held in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco to honor the memory of promoter Bill Graham, who was killed in a helicopter crash the week before. Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, The Grateful Dead, Journey and Joan Baez were the featured acts.|
|1992, Bon Jovi released their fifth studio album, Keep The Faith, which spent a total of 49 weeks on the US chart. The album produced three Top 40 hits: 'Keep The Faith', 'Bed of Roses' and 'In These Arms'.|
|1993, Russian inventor Leon Theremin died. Most famous for his invention of the theremin, one of the first electronic musical instruments. He first performed the theremin with the New York Philharmonic in 1928.|
|1995, Hootie and the Blowfish reached an out of court settlement with Bob Dylan for the group's unauthorized use of Dylan's lyrics in their song 'Only Want To Be With You'.|
|1997, Metallica came to a out of court agreement with a fan who claimed he lost his sense of smell after being dropped on his head by fans at one of their shows four years earlier.|
|2002, Lonnie Donegan, died mid-way through a UK tour and shortly before he was due to perform at a memorial concert for George Harrison with The Rolling Stones. He was aged 71. Donegan who launched the skiffle craze in the UK had the 1959 hit ‘Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavour’, the 1960 UK No.1 single 'My Old Man's A Dustman', 'Rock Island Line', plus over 30 other UK Top 40 singles.|
|2003, P Diddy ran in the New York City Marathon and raised $2,000,000 for the educational system for the children of New York. He finished the marathon in four hours and eighteen minutes.|
|2005, Winners at this years MTV Europe awards included Coldplay who won best UK act and best song for 'Speed Of Sound’, Green Day won best rock act and best album, Alicia Keys was named best R&B act, System of a Down won best alternative act, The Black Eyed Peas won the best pop award and for the first time, the awards included a category for best African act, won by 2 Face. Madonna, in her first live TV performance since a riding accident, launched the show by emerging from a giant disco ball. Madonna also presented MTV's 'Free Your Mind' humanitarian award to Live 8 organiser Bob Geldof.|
|2013, The first ever YouTube awards were held in New York City. The event featured Eminem, Lady Gaga and M.I.A making live music videos directed by the awards' creator, Spike Jonze, and others. Eminem won Artist of the Year, while Taylor Swift's 'I Knew You Were Trouble' took the YouTube Phenomenon award.|
|2015, A former prison officer was jailed for 12 months after admitting selling stories about George Michael to the Sun newspaper for £2,150, ($3,249). Michael was jailed for eight weeks in September 2010 for crashing his Range Rover while under the influence of cannabis.|
|November 3rd: Born on this day|
|1933, Born on this day, English composer and conductor John Barry. He composed the scores for 11 of the James Bond films between 1963 and 1987. He wrote the Grammy- and Academy Award-winning scores to the films Dances with Wolves and Out of Africa, as well as the theme for the British television cult series The Persuaders! Barry died of a heart attack on 31st January 2011 aged 77.|
|1941, Born on this day, Brian Poole, British singer, the lead singer of 1960s beat band the Tremeloes (1957–1962) then Brian Poole and the Tremeloes (1962–1967). He scored the 1963 UK No.1 'Do You Love Me' and the 1967 UK No.1 & US No.11 single 'Silence Is Golden'. His daughters Karen and Shellie formed Alisha's Attic in the 90s.|
|1943, Born on this day, Bert Jansch, UK folk singer, songwriter, guitarist with Pentangle, John Renbourn and solo. He died on 5 October 2011.|
|1946, Born on this day, Nick Simper, English bass guitarist with Johnny Kidd & The Pirates, The Flower Pot Men, and Lord Sutch's Savages. Simper was in the 1966 car crash that Killed Johnny Kid, became a founder member of Deep Purple. He quit the band in 1969.|
|1946, Born on this day, Tommy Dee, from John Fred and His Playboy Band who had the 1968 US No.1 & UK No.3 single 'Judy in Disguise (With Glasses)' which was a parodic play on the title of The Beatles' song 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds'.|
|1948, Born on this day, Marie Lawrie, (Lulu), UK singer, (1964 UK No.7 single 'Shout' plus over 10 other UK Top 40 singles including 1993 UK No.1 'Relight My Fire' with Take That and the 1967 US No.1 single 'To Sir With Love').|
|1954, Born on this day, English singer and musician Stuart Goddard, (Adam Ant), who had the 1981 UK No.1 single 'Stand And Deliver' with Adam and the Ants. He scored 10 UK top ten hits from 1980 to 1983, including three UK No.1 singles. He has also worked as an actor, appearing in over two dozen films and television episodes from 1985 to 2003.|
|1960, Born on this day, James Prime, with Deacon Blue who had the 1988 UK No.8 single 'Real Gone Kid', plus over 15 other UK Top 40 singles.|
|1962, Born on this day, Ian McNabb, guitar, vocals, Icicle Works, (1984 UK No.15 single 'Love Is A Wonderful Colour'), solo, worked with Crazy Horse.|
|1962, Born on this day, Marilyn, singer, (1983 UK No.4 single 'Calling Your Name').|
|1969, Born on this day, Mark Roberts, guitarist with alternative rock band Catatonia who had the 1998 UK No.3 single 'Mulder And Scully'. The song makes direct reference to fictional FBI special agents Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson), the two main characters of the popular sci-fi TV series The X-Files.|
|1969, Born on this day, Swiss-born Italian record producer, composer, musician and DJ Robert Miles, (1996 UK No.2 single 'Children'). Miles died in Ibiza, Spain, on 9 May 2017 at the age of 47 after a 9-month battle with stage 4 metastatic cancer.|
|1973, Born on this day, Mick Thomson lead guitarist in the metal band Slipknot, in which he is designated #7. Slipknot is well known for its attention-grabbing image, aggressive style of music, and energetic and chaotic live shows.|
1679: οι Ευρωπαίοι περιμένουν, ότι θα τους πέσει ο ουρανός στο κεφάλι! Αιτία ένας κομήτης, που πρόκειται να περάσει κοντά από τη Γη και οι φήμες φέρνουν το τέλος του κόσμου.
1718: γεννιέται ο Βρετανός πολιτικός και «πατέρας» του σάντουιτς, Τζον Μόνταγκιου, κόμης του Σάντουιτς.
1793: πεθαίνει στη γκιλοτίνα η Γαλλίδα συγγραφέας Ολίμπ ντε Γκουζ, μεγάλη υπέρμαχος της Δημοκρατίας και της ισότητας των δύο φύλλων, η οποία συνέταξε το 1791 τη Διακήρυξη των Δικαιωμάτων της Γυναίκας και της Πολίτισσας.
1801: "γεννιέται ο Ιταλός συνθέτης όπερας Βιντσένζο Μπελίνι (""Νόρμα""κ.α). Πέθανε το 1835."
1838: ιδρύονται οι Τάιμς της Ινδίας, η παλιότερη αγγλόφωνη εφημερίδα.
1869: πεθαίνει ο ποιητής Ανδρέας Κάλβος.
1874: γεννιέται η Καναδή συγγραφέας Λούσι Μοντ Μοντγκόμερι.
1900: γίνεται η πρώτη έκθεση αυτοκινήτου στην πλατεία Μάντισον της Νέας Υόρκης.
1901: αναβάλλεται η λύση του Κρητικού Ζητήματος.
1901: γεννιέται ο μεγάλος Γάλλος συγγραφέας Αντρέ Μαλρό.
1903: γεννιέται στο Μισούρι των ΗΠΑ, ο Γουόκερ Εβανς ένας από τους μεγάλους κλασικούς της καλλιτεχνικής ασπρόμαυρης φωτογραφίας.
1903: ο Παναμάς κηρύσσει την ανεξαρτησία του από την Κολομβία, μετά από τη συμφωνία Hay-Herrαn.
1911: μπαίνει επισήμως στην αγορά αυτοκινήτων και η Σεβρολέτ με στόχο να ανταγωνιστεί τη Φόρντ Μόντελ Τ.
1911: πεθαίνει σε ηλικία 44 ετών ο Κωνσταντίνος Χρηστομάνος, ποιητής, συγγραφέας, και πρωτοπόρος του νεοελληνικού θεάτρου.
1912: στη Γαλλία, απογειώνεται το πρώτο εξ ολοκλήρου από μέταλλο αεροπλάνο, με πιλότους τον Πανς και τον Πρινάρ.
1913: η ελληνική Κυβέρνηση παραχωρεί στη Σερβία τμήμα του λιμανιού της Θεσσαλονίκης για αποκλειστική χρήση.
1918: η Πολωνία κηρύσσει την ανεξαρτησία της από τη Γερμανία.
1918: πεθαίνει ο Ρώσος μαθηματικός Αλεξάντερ Λιγιαπούνοφ.
1921: γεννιέται ο ηθοποιός Τσαρλς Μπρόνσον.
1922: γεννιέται ο ηθοποιός Σπύρος Καλογήρου.
1928: ο θρυλικός Μίκι Μάους κάνει το ντεμπούτο του στην ταινία Steamboat Willie.
1928: ο Κεμάλ Ατατούρκ συνεχίζει την προσέγγιση της Δύσης, καταργώντας το αραβικό αλφάβητο και υιοθετώντας το λατινικό.
1929: η Providence γίνεται η πρώτη ομάδα στο NFL, που φιλοξενεί νυχτερινό αγώνα υπό το φως προβολέων εναντίον των Cardinals.
1929: στις ΗΠΑ, η κινηματογραφική εταιρία FOX πωλεί τα δικαιώματά της στην WARNER, δηλώνοντας ότι, οι ομιλούσες ταινίες είχαν αχρηστεύσει τις βουβές.
1930: στο «Θέατρο Λαού», γίνεται μεγάλη συγκέντρωση υπέρ της παλινόρθωσης της μοναρχίας στην Ελλάδα.
1933: γεννιέται ο Μάικλ Δουκάκης, που εκλέχθηκε Κυβερνήτης της Μασαχουσέτης των ΗΠΑ το 1974 ενώ επανεκλέχθηκε το 1982. Το 1988 ήταν υποψήφιος Πρόεδρος των ΗΠΑ με το κόμμα των Δημοκρατικών αλλά έχασε από τον Τζορτζ Μπους, τον πρεσβύτερο.
1933: "γεννιέται στη Βρετανία ο βραβευμένος με Όσκαρ συνθέτης Τζον Μπάρι, ο οποίος έγραψε πολυάριθμα μουσικά θέματα για κινηματογραφικές ταινίες, μεταξύ αυτών το θέμα της πρώτης ταινίας του James Bond, το ""Dr. No""."
1935: διεξάγεται δημοψήφισμα στην Ελλάδα για την «επαναφορά» της Μοναρχίας. Υπέρ της Μοναρχίας ψηφίζει το 97,8%. Τα φαινόμενα που παρατηρούνται ωστόσο μαρτυρούν ότι το δημοψήφισμα δεν έγινε με τίμιους όρους, καθώς σε πολλά εκλογικά τμήματα τα ψηφοδέλτια υπέρ της βασιλείας και της επιστροφής του Γεωργίου ξεπέρασαν αριθμητικά το σύνολο των εγγεγραμμένων ψηφοφόρων.
1936: ο Αμερικανός Πρόεδρος Φραγκλίνος Ρούσβελτ διατηρεί το αξίωμα του μετά τη συντριπτική νίκη στις εκλογές κατά του αντιπάλου του ’Αλφρεντ Λάντον.
1940: η Ακαδημία Αθηνών, το Πανεπιστήμιο και οι άνθρωποι του πνεύματος καταγγέλλουν την απάνθρωπη ιταλική επιδρομή εναντίον της Ελλάδας.
1941: ανατινάζονται έξι εβραϊκές συναγωγές στο Παρίσι.
1942: στην Αίγυπτο, στο Ελ Αλαμέιν, τα γερμανικά αφρικανικά στρατεύματα και οι ιταλικές δυνάμεις υπό τον Ρόμελ οπισθοχωρούν, μετά τη νέα εκστρατεία των Συμμάχων υπό τον Μοντγκόμερι.
1944: η Εθνική Λυρική Σκηνή «ανεβάζει» την πρώτη της παράσταση-συναυλία, με γιορταστικό χαρακτήρα.
1948: γεννιέται η Lulu (πραγματικό όνομα της Marie McDonald Lawrie).
1949: η σουηδική Ακαδημία δεν μπορεί να αποφασίσει για την απονομή του Νόμπελ Λογοτεχνίας μεταξύ των Ουίνστον Τσόρτσιλ, Γουίλιαμ Φόκνερ, Μπενεντέτο Κρόσε, Ζορζ Ντιαμέλ και Καρλ Σάντμπεργκ.
1950: η Αργεντινή νικά τις ΗΠΑ με 64-50 και κατακτά το πρώτο Μουντομπάσκετ, που διεξάγεται στο Μπουένος ’Αιρες.
1953: βγαίνει στον αέρα στις ΗΠΑ, σε πανεθνική μετάδοση, η πρώτη έγχρωμη τηλεοπτική εκπομπή.
1953: γεννιέται ο βραβευμένος με EMMY Αμερικανός κωμικός, Ντένις Μίλερ.
1954: γεννιέται ο Βρετανός ’Ανταμ Αντ κατά κόσμον Στιούαρτ Λέσλι Γκονταρτ, τραγουδιστής του ποπ συγκροτήματος Adam and the Ants, που σημείωσε μεγάλες επιτυχίες τη δεκαετία του 80.
1954: πεθαίνει ο Γάλλος ζωγράφος Ανρί Ματίς.
1954: προβάλλονται στην Ιαπωνία τα πρώτα φιλμ με ήρωα τον Γκοτζίλα, το μυθικό τέρας.
1955: στο Μπρόντγουεϊ ανεβαίνει το κλασικό μιούζικαλ «Μάγκες και Κούκλες» (Guys and Dolls), στο οποίο πρωταγωνιστούν ο Μάρλον Μπράντο και ο Φρανκ Σινάτρα. Αργότερα μεταφέρθηκε στον κινηματογράφο με τεράστια επιτυχία.
1956: ο Μάγος του Οζ κάνει την τηλεοπτική του πρεμιέρα.
1957: εκτοξεύεται ο σοβιετικός πύραυλος Σπούτνικ 2, μεταφέροντας στο διάστημα τη σκυλίτσα Λάικα.
1957: "κυκλοφορεί το ""Great Balls of Fire""του Τζέρι Λι Λιούις."
1957: πεθαίνει ο Βίλχελμ Ράιχ, Αυστριακός ψυχολόγος και μαθητής του Σίγκμουντ Φρόιντ.
1959: κερδίζει τις βουλευτικές εκλογές του Ισραήλ το κόμμα «Μαπάι» του Μπεν Γκουριόν.
1960: πεθαίνει σε ηλικία 64 ετών, από εγκεφαλική αιμορραγία, ο διεθνούς φήμης Έλληνας μαέστρος και αρχιμουσικός Δημήτρης Μητρόπουλος, ενώ διηύθυνε δοκιμή της ορχήστρας στη Σκάλα του Μιλάνου.
1961: αρχίζει η παραγωγή υγραερίου στα Ελληνικά Διυλιστήρια.
1962: ο Wilt Chamberlain των San Francisco Warriors σημειώνει 72 πόντους εναντίον των LA Lakers.
1963: η Ένωση Κέντρου του Γεωργίου Παπανδρέου θριαμβεύει στις εκλογές με ποσοστό 42,02%, χωρίς όμως να συγκεντρώνει και την απόλυτη πλειοψηφία.
1964: στις ΗΠΑ, ο Πρόεδρος Λίντον Τζόνσον παίρνει τη συντριπτικότερη νίκη που έχει πετύχει ποτέ υποψήφιος σε προεδρικές εκλογές, κερδίζοντας το 60% των ψήφων. Η διαφορά των 15,5 εκατομμυρίων ψήφων που πήρε ο Τζόνσον έναντι του αντιπάλου του Μπάρι Γκολντγουότερ, υποψηφίου των Ρεπουμπλικανών, είναι πρωτοφανής για τα αμερικανικά χρονικά.
1968: κηδεύεται ο Γεώργιος Παπανδρέου, που είχε πεθάνει δύο ημέρες νωρίτερα. Αν και καταργημένος από τις 15 Ιουλίου 1968 υπήρξε ο εκλεγμένος πρωθυπουργός. Η χούντα έδωσε άδεια για δημόσια κηδεία, που εξελίχθηκε σε δυναμικό αντιχουντικό συλλαλητήριο.
1970: ορκίζεται Πρόεδρος της Χιλής ο σοσιαλιστής ηγέτης Σαλβαδόρ Αλιέντε. Ανατρέπεται τρία χρόνια αργότερα από την δικτατορία του Πινοσέτ και δολοφονείται μέσα στη Μονέδα, το Προεδρικό Μέγαρο.
1971: εκδίδεται το πρώτο εγχειρίδιο για προγραμματιστές του λειτουργικού προγράμματος UNIX.
1973: η NASA εκτοξεύει το Mariner 10 το πρώτο μη επανδρωμένο διαστημικό εξερευνητικό όχημα που θα φτάσει στον Ερμή, τον Μάρτιο του επόμενου έτους.
1973: ο Stan Mikita των Chicago σημειώνει τον 1.000ό πόντο του εναντίον των Black Hawks αλλά η ομάδα του χάνει με 5-4 στη Μινεσότα.
1977: κατά τη διάρκεια μιας συναυλίας στο Λονδίνο, ο Elton John δηλώνει πως δεν πρόκειται να ξανατραγουδήσει live. Παρόλα αυτά ενάμιση χρόνο αργότερα, επανήλθε στις ζωντανές εμφανίσεις.
1979: 63 Αμερικανοί συλλαμβάνονται όμηροι στην αμερικανική πρεσβεία στην Τεχεράνη.
1979: η Δομινικανή Δημοκρατία στη Καραϊβική αποκτά την ανεξαρτησία της από τη Βρετανία.
1979: ο Σπύρος Μαρκεζίνης αναγγέλλει την επάνοδό του στην πολιτική και την επαναλειτουργία του Κόμματος των Προοδευτικών.
1982: γεννιέται ο Ρώσος 3 φορές παγκόσμιος πρωταθλητής και ασημένιος Ολυμπιονίκης το 2002 στο καλλιτεχνικό πατινάζ Εβγένι Πλούσενκο.
1982: πεθαίνει ο δημοσιογράφος Νίκος Γκούμας, ένας από τους καλύτερους γνώστες της ελληνικής αθλητικής ιστορίας.
1984: η σορός της Ιντίρα Γκάντι, που δολοφονήθηκε τρεις μέρες νωρίτερα, εισέρχεται στο κρεματόριο.
1986: το λιβανέζικο περιοδικό «Ας Σίρα» αποκαλύπτει μυστικές αμερικανικές πωλήσεις όπλων στο Ιράν, με στόχο την απελευθέρωση επτά Αμερικανών ομήρων, που είχαν απαχθεί από εξτρεμιστές.
1988: μισθοφόροι αντάρτες Ταμίλ της Σρι Λάνκα προσπαθούν να ανατρέψουν την κυβέρνηση των Μαλδίβων. Μετά από αίτημα του Προέδρου της χώρας και μέσα σε 24 ώρες, άνδρες του ινδικού στρατού καταστέλλουν το πραξικόπημα.
1990: εγκαινιάζεται η σήραγγα του Αρτεμισίου, που μειώνει τη διαδρομή Αθήνα-Τρίπολη κατά 35 χλμ, περίπου κατά μία ώρα.
1991: ο γιουγκοσλαβικός στρατός καταλαμβάνει την πόλη Βούκοβαρ, ύστερα από 71 μέρες πολιορκίας.
1992: ανακαλύπτεται χαυλιόδοντας μαμούθ στο σπήλαιο Αγγίτη, στη Δράμα.
1992: στις προεδρικές εκλογές των ΗΠΑ, ο υποψήφιος του Δημοκρατικού Κόμματος Μπιλ Κλίντον πετυχαίνει σαρωτική νίκη έναντι του αντιπάλου του, Ρεπουμπλικανού και μέχρι τότε Προέδρου Τζορτζ Μπους, του πρεσβύτερου.
1993: νέος Πρόεδρος της ΝΔ εκλέγεται ο Μιλτιάδης Έβερτ, που συγκεντρώνει την προτίμηση 141 μελών του εκλεκτορικού σώματος, έναντι 37, που προτιμούν τον Ιωάννη Βαρβιτσιώτη.
1993: πεθαίνει ο Ρώσος εφευρέτης Λεόν Θερεμίν. Υπήρξε από τους πρωτοπόρους κατασκευαστές ηλεκτρονικών μουσικών οργάνων. Σε εκείνον οφείλεται η ανάπτυξη της πρώτης έκδοσης του γνωστού μας συνθεσάιζερ.
1994: αμυντική συνεργασία Ελλάδας και Αιγύπτου συμφωνείται στο Κάιρο, μεταξύ του Αιγύπτιου Προέδρου Χόσνι Μουμπάρακ και του Έλληνα υπουργού Εθνικής ’Αμυνας Γεράσιμου Αρσένη.
1994: γίνεται ολική έκλειψη ηλίου, η τελευταία του 20ου αιώνα.
1994: κυκλοφορεί η έκδοση Red Hat 1.0 του δωρεάν λογισμικού Linux.
1995: ο τυφώνας «’Αντζελα» σκοτώνει 79 άτομα στις Φιλιππίνες.
1996: οι αλβανόφωνοι του Κοσσυφοπεδίου μποϋκοτάρουν τις βουλευτικές και δημοτικές εκλογές της Νέας Γιουγκοσλαβίας.
1997: αποσύρεται από τις ιπποδρομίες ο Willie Shoemaker, ένας από τους μεγαλύτερους αναβάτες όλων των εποχών. Στην καριέρα του μετράει 8.833 νίκες, 11 Triple Crown και κέρδη περισσότερα από 123 εκατομμύρια δολάρια. Έκανε ντεμπούτο στις 19/ 3/ 1949 και το 1955 κέρδισε το πρώτο του Kentucky Derby. Στις 8/ 4/ 1991 μένει παράλυτος μετά από τροχαίο δυστύχημα
1997: στην Ιταλία, η Κυβέρνηση Πρόντι παγώνει την πρόωρη συνταξιοδότηση, μετά τη σύναψη σχετικής συμφωνίας με τα συνδικάτα.
1999: για πρώτη φορά στην ιστορία του Champions League μία γυναίκα η Nelly Vieny ορίζεται βοηθός διαιτητή στην συνάντηση Μόλντε- Ρεάλ Μαδρίτης.
1999: οι Boston Celtics παρουσιάζουν ένα χρυσό αγαλματάκι, που απεικονίζει τον 82χρονο προπονητή τους Red Auerbach για να γιορτάσουν τα 50 του χρόνια στην ομάδα, κατά τη διάρκεια των οποίων κατέκτησε 16 πρωταθλήματα ΝΒΑ.
2002: το Κόμμα Δικαιοσύνη και Ανάπτυξη του Ρετζέπ Ταγίπ Ερντογάν συγκεντρώνει το 34,1% των ψήφων στις εκλογές στην Τουρκία και εξασφαλίζει αυτοδυναμία.
2003: παμψηφεί και σε πανηγυρικό κλίμα, παρουσία του προέδρου της ΔΟΕ Ζακ Ρογκ, εγκρίνεται από τη Γενική Συνέλευση του ΟΗΕ το ψήφισμα που υπέβαλε η Ελλάδα για την Ολυμπιακή Εκεχειρία ενόψει των Ολυμπιακών Αγώνων του 2004. Το κείμενο που υιοθετήθηκε προβλέπει διακοπή των εχθροπραξιών από 13 μέχρι 29 Αυγούστου του 2004, σε αναβίωση της αρχαίας ελληνικής ιδέας.
2003: πεθαίνει ο Ρώσος ποιητής Ρασούλ Γκαμζάτοφ.
2003: τερματίζονται από επτά εβδομάδες οι κινητοποιήσεις των καθηγητών στα ΑΕΙ και ανοίγει ένας νέος με πρωταγωνιστές διάφορους άλλους εργασιακούς κλάδους. Καθ΄ όλη τη διάρκεια του μήνα η χώρα θα βρεθεί αρκετές φορές σε απεργιακό κλοιό. Οι γιατροί και οι εργαζόμενοι στα δημόσια νοσοκομεία, στο ΙΚΑ και το ΕΚΑΒ, στα ΕΛΤΑ, στο Ταχυδρομικό Ταμιευτήριο, οι γεωτεχνικοί, οι καθηγητές και οι δάσκαλοι, οι ναυτεργάτες στο Ρίο-Αντίρριο, οι ιδιοκτήτες ταξί, οι υπάλληλοι της Στατιστικής Υπηρεσίας και άλλοι, πραγματοποιούν πορείες διαμαρτυρίας και επαναλαμβανόμενες απεργίες με θεσμικά και οικονομικά αιτήματα.
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