In February 9th These events that happened on a day like today in Argentina and around the world stand out:
1931. Thomas Bernhard is born
Thomas Bernard is born. The Austrian writer and playwright is one of the most important writers of the German language. His novels include Limestone, Concrete, sick person And Ancient Masters. He died in 1989.
1943. Allied victory at Guadalcanal
World War II: The Battle of Guadalcanal ends. It marked the largest Allied offensive against Japanese troops in the Pacific. The military campaign extended from August 1942, when the US landed on Guadalcanal, the largest of the Solomon Islands.. Attempts were made to repulse the Japanese offensive until December, but then they began to withdraw, culminating six months after the American landings. Japan lost only 30,000, compared to 7,000 for the Allies.
1943. Birth of Liliana Hecker
Author Liliana Hecker was born in Buenos Aires. He joined the press corps as a teenager. Paper cricket, directed by Abelardo Castillo. He was later its successor editorial secretary. Gold bugAnd in the 70s he worked with Castillo in journalism Platypus. His literary career began in 1966 with the stories Those who saw the bush. His story books include:Aquarium, A pear of evil And Cruelty of lifeamong others. This is his first novel since 1987. The fissure zone. The novel appeared in 1996 End of history. He has published such topics as an essayist Shakespeare's Sisters And The back room of writing.
1964. The Beatles take America by storm
Beatlemania reaches America. Two days later, he received a grand reception in New York. The Beatles show The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watch the British band on television, an absolute record. Anticipation to see the Liverpool quartet was so high that it was later reported that there had been no complaints of insecurity in the city during their performance.
1981. Bill Haley dies
Music composer Bill Haley has died at the age of 55. Achieved mass status in 1954 with “Rock Around the Clock”. The song was included as part of the film's soundtrack. evil seed. Bill Haley and his Comets, the group he led, toured many countries, including Argentina. He is considered one of the fathers of rock.
2020. Mirella Freeney passed away
Italian soprano Mirella Freni dies aged 84One of the most popular opera singers of the second half of the 20th century. He excelled above all in the roles of Puccini, Verdi and Mozart.
2021. Goodbye to Chic Korea
One of the most recognized jazz musicians of the second half of the 20th century has passed away: Chick Correa. He was 79. He was instrumental in the development of jazz fusion as Miles Davis' pianist. In the early 70s he formed the group Return to Forever. He later formed The Electric Band, an acoustic band, a trio, and another group, a five-piece band. He collaborated with the likes of Gary Burton and Paco de Lucia..
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