In December 25 Anniversaries These events that happened on a day like today in Argentina and around the world stand out:
1907. George Newberry and Flight Bambro
George Newberry made the first hot air balloon trip in Argentina. In the balloon BambroCrossing the Rio de la Plata, Aron lands in the Uruguayan city of Consillas with Ancorena.
1924. Birth of Rod Serling
Rod Serling was born. He is the creator unknown dimension. He wrote most of the episodes of the Fantastic Tales series that aired between 1959 and 1964, and served as host for every episode. The series made a huge impact It also had several revivals and a four-episode film, produced by Steven Spielberg and released in 1983. Died in 1975.
1935. Susana Rinaldi is born
One of Tango's greatest voices was born: Susana Rinaldi. Wife of bandoneon player Osvaldo Piero, her children are singers Ligia Piero and Alfredo Piero. He was exiled in France during the military dictatorship. A distinguished citizen of the city of Buenos Aires, he was a Buenos Aires legislator..
1939. Birth of Tununa Mercado
The writer was born in Córdoba Tununa Market. His first book appeared in 1967, a collection of stories: Celebrate women like Easter. Married to critic Noé Jitrik, they were exiled in Mexico due to threats from Triple A.. They returned to Argentina in 1987, and that year's stories Antiros And, next year, Alcove canon. His novel was published in 1990 In memory stateIt was followed cavity And I'm not promising you eternity. He also published articles Minimum character And Tell me later.
1977. Charles Chaplin dies
Charles Chaplin died in his sleep at the age of 88, at his residence in Switzerland. One of cinema's most iconic figures of the 20th century, he came to America from his native London in 1913 to star in silent films. He gained worldwide fame for his wandering nature. Apart from short films, he directed and acted in films like baby, Golden Chimera, City lights And In modern times. He switched to sound films in 1940 The great dictator, his satire on Nazism. In 1952 he left America because of the persecution of McCarthyism. He received an honorary Oscar in 1972. Three years later the Queen of England created him a Sir.
1989. Romania: The End of the Ceausescu Era
Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife Elena were shot After the fall of communism in Romania, after a summary trial in which they were charged with genocide and illegal enrichment. Ceausescu had been the strongman of communist Romania since 1965. His execution was the result of the violent departure from Communism seen in the changes in Eastern Europe. Within weeks of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
1991. The Dissolution of the Soviet Union
Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as President of the Soviet Union After many of the previous republics were abandoned. Gorbachev resigned, four months after the failed coup. This means the end of the Soviet Union, 74 years after the victory of the Bolshevik Revolution.
2006. James Brown passed away
At age 73, one of the iconic voices of soul and funk died in Atlanta of pneumonia: James Brown. He was born in 1933 in Barnwell, South Carolina. His career spanned from the 60s with immense popularity.
2016. The Death of George Michael
British singer George Michael died of a heart attack while sleeping. He is 53 years old. He was born Georgios Kyriakos Panayiotou in 1963 in London.. With Andrew Ridgeley, he created Wham! He rose to fame in the 80s as a member of the duo. His solo career led him to sell over 80 million records.
2016. Farewell to Eliseo Subela
Two days before turning 72, the film director dies Eliseo Subela. His first film Victory of HeavenIt was released in 1981. Six years passed until his second film. South-east facing man It became one of the reference titles in Argentine cinema during those years. He was released in 1990 Latest pictures of shipwreck And, two years later, successful The dark side of the heart. He later filmed, among others, Don't die without a destination, wake up dear And Little miracles.
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