From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Art and culture
- 1947 - Walt Disney testifies to the House Un-American Activities Committee, naming Disney employees he believes to be communists.
- 1763 - Dorothea von Schlegel, German novelist (d. 1839)
- 1889 - Clovis Trouille, French artist (d. 1975)
- 1907 - Bruno Munari, Italian artist and designer, (d. 1998)
- 1925 - Luciano Berio, Italian composer (d. 2003)
- 1932 - Adrian Mitchell, English poet (To Whom It May Concern) (d. 2003)
- 1936 - Bill Wyman, English musician (The Rolling Stones)
- 1937 - Santo Farina, American musician and composer (Santo & Johnny)
- 1655 - Pierre Gassendi, French libertine philosopher and scientist (b. 1592)
- 1898 - Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, French painter (b. 1824)
- 1954 - Amadou Bagayoko, Malinese singer (Amadou and Mariam)
- 1954 - Simone Mareuil, French actress (An Andalusian Dog). (b. 1903)
- 2001 - Jaromil Jireš, Czechoslovak New Wave filmmaker (b. 1935)
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