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21 Mar

In 1960 Ayrton Senna is born. Photo: EPA

In 1685 the German composer Johann Sebastian Bach is born. He composed numerous concerts, oratorios and masses.

In 1839 the Russian composer Modest Petrovič Musorgski is born. He was one of the most original music geniuses of all time He is the author of the opera Boris Godunov.

In 1898 the Slovenian publicist, translator and author Louis Adamič is born. He lived and worked in the USA, where in 1951 he was killed.

In 1946 the British actor Timothy Dalton is born.

In 1949 the Slovenian Marxist philosopher Slavoj Žižek is born.

In 1960 in San Paulo Ayrton Senna, three times Formula 1 World Champion is born. He has a fatal accident during the 1994 Grand Prix in San Marino.

In 1977 Indira Gandhi resigned from the position of prime minister because the Congress Party of India lost in the election.

MUSIC HISTORY
1965 – The Beatles are No.1 on the American charts with their song 'She Loves You'.
1981 - REO Speedwagon is at the top of the American charts with 'Keep On Loving You'.
1987 - U2 brings out their third best selling album 'The Joshua Tree'. On it are also 'Where The Streets Have No Name' and 'I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For'. The album was on the charts for a long 156 weeks.

BORN ON THIS DAY
1940 - Solomon Burke, king of soul music ('Got To Get You Off My Mind').
1945 - Rosemary Stone, Afro American singer in the group Sly and The Family Stone ('Family Affair').
1967 - Keith Palmer, singer with Prodigy ('Firestarter').

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN
Leta 1685 se je rodil nemški skladatelj Johann Sebastian Bach, avtor številnih koncertov, oratorijev in maš.

Leta 1839 se je rodil ruski skladatelj Modest Petrovič Musorgski, eden najizvirnejših glasbenih genijev vseh časov, avtor opere Boris Godunov.

Leta 1898 se je rodil slovenski publicist, prevajalec in pisatelj Louis Adamič, ki je živel in delal v ZDA, kjer so ga leta 1951 tudi ubili.

Leta 1946 se je rodil britanski igralec Timothy Dalton.

Leta 1949 se je rodil slovenski filozof Slavoj Žižek.

Leta 1960 se je rodil Ayrton Senna, trikratni svetovni prvak v formuli 1. Smrtno se je ponesrečil na dirki za veliko nagrado San Marina leta 1994.

Leta 1977 je Indira Gandhi odstopila s položaja predsednice vlade, ker je kongresna stranka Indije na volitvah izgubila.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1965 – The Beatles so s skladbo 'She Loves You' na vrhu ameriške lestvice.
1981 - REO Speedwagon so na vrhu ameriške lestvice s 'Keep On Loving You'.
1987 - U2 izdajo album 'The Joshua Tree'. Na njem sta tudi 'Where The Streets Have No Name' in 'I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For'. Album je na lestvicah vztrajal celih 156 tednov.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN
1940 - Solomon Burke, kralj soul glasbe ('Got To Get You Off My Mind').
1945 - Rosemary Stone, afro ameriška pevka v zasedbi Sly and The Family Stone ('Family Affair').
1967 - Keith Palmer, pevec zasedbe Prodigy ('Firestarter').