From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Art and culture
- 1953 - Summer with Monika premieres in Sweden.
- 1964 - The Beatles perform their first live American television appearance.
- 1976 - Radio Alice starts radio broadcasting from Bologna.
- 1579 - Johannes Meursius, Dutch classical scholar and antiquary (Académie des dames) (d. 1639)
- 1885 - Alban Berg, Austrian composer (d. 1935)
- 1910 - Jacques Monod, French biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1976)
- 1923 - Brendan Behan, Irish author (d. 1964)
- 1928 - Frank Frazetta, American illustrator
- 1931 - Thomas Bernhard, Austrian playwright and novelist (d. 1989)
- 1940 - J. M. Coetzee, South African author
- 1942 - Carole King, American singer
- 1960 - Holly Johnson, British singer (Frankie Goes to Hollywood)
- 1619 - Lucilio Vanini, Italian philosopher (b. 1585)
- 1640 - Murad IV, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1612)
- 1824 - Anne Catherine Emmerich, Roman Catholic nun, stigmatic, mystic, visionary and ecstatic (b. 1774)
- 1854 - George Lippard, American novelist, journalist, playwright and social activist b. 1822)
- 1874 - Jules Michelet, French historian (b. 1798)
- 1881 - Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Russian novelist (b. 1821)
- 1891 - Johan Jongkind, Dutch painter (b. 1819)
- 1894 - Maxime Du Camp, French writer and photographer, travel companion of Gustave Flaubert.(b. 1822)
- 1976 - Percy Faith, Canadian musician (b. 1908)
- 2005 - Tyrone Davis, American soul singer (b. 1938)
- 2007 - Ian Richardson, Scottish actor (b. 1934)
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