1980

The media queen

Saturday, 21 October 2017

360.org - Known as the 'queen of social media', Kimberly Kardashian might be one of the most popular celebrities in the media nowadays, especially amongst teenagers. She is a model, socialite and the reality TV star with the highest income in world history. Today Kim celebrates another year on earth. Happy birthday Kim!
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1965

Beatles receive a gold record for ‘Yesterday’

Friday, 20 October 2017

360.org - ‘Yesterday’ is a song by the English rock band The Beatles. It was written by Paul McCartney and first released on the ‘album Help!, august 1965. Only two months later the band receives a gold record, meaning it was sold over a million times. It was a very different song for the band, because only Paul McCartney’s vocal and guitar appeared on it, together with a string quartet.
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1987

Black Monday; stock markets crash around the world

Thursday, 19 October 2017

360.org - October 19, 1987 is referred to as Black Monday because financial stock markets severely crashed, all around the world. It already started the week before, when stock markets in Asia dropped. It spread to European stock markets and eventually infected the United States. On Monday The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 500 points. World’s most influential stock market lost more than a quarter of its value.
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1968

Circus Circus opens in Las Vegas


Wednesday, 18 October 2017



1931

Al Capone finally convicted


Tuesday, 17 October 2017



1923

Hello Mickey!


Monday, 16 October 2017



1987

The Great Storm hits France and England


Sunday, 15 October 2017



1940

Happy birthday Sir Cliff!


Saturday, 14 October 2017



2010 Mining accident Chile comes to an end


1935 And stars were shimmering. Today was Pavarotti’s birthday.


1986 Why the Reykjavik Summit was a success after all


1963 Life in rosy hues. Today the sparrow died


1940 Tell me it’s not true!


1896 Giant surviving depressions, two World wars and Black Monday: Dow Jones


1919 KLM. The oldest airline in the world


2002 From outcast to popular prince


1962 007’s first movie mission


2006 WikiLeaks launched by Julian Assange


1985 Space Shuttle Atlantis makes her maiden flight


1951 Every little thing he sings is magic. Happy birthday Sting!


1982 Inspirational technology: Epcot opens in Disneyworld Florida


1968 Boeing's 747 is celebrating


1988 The most flamboyant athletic of all time: Flo-Jo


2016 Fighter for peace: Shimon Peres died


1998 A phenomenon is launched: The first of search engine Google


1951 Professor Jongbloed demonstrates artificial heart in Paris


1944 Happy birthday Gordon Gekko!


1952 War between chicken and hamburger


1939 Unconsciously, Freud will always be in our minds


1964 Congratulations Fiddler on the Roof!


1958 The man who saved millions of lives


1934 Buon compleanno Sophia Loren!


1857 Scrunching or folding?


1977 First picture of moon and earth


1787 We the people ...


2008 Once upon a time ... Lehman Brothers


1978 Outside the box


1955 Tutti Frutti, aw Rooty!


2004 And you get a car! And you get a car! And you ...


1953 Jacqueline Bouvier becomes Jackie Kennedy


1923 The international force of justice


1997 Goodbye England's rose


1980 The Gotthard tunnel opens


1882 Thomas Edison: parasite of technology


1965 The man with tiger blood


1952 Left-handed legend


1934 MGM's first animated cartoon


1997 Death of a princess


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