This Wednesday, December 21, various special dates are celebrated in Argentina and around the world. Next, the most excellent almanac:
1937 – Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs: It premieres at the Carthe Circle Theater in Hollywood. It was meant to be Walt Disney’s first animated feature film, based on a story by the Grimm brothers published in 1812.
1940 – Frank Zappa: American musician, singer, guitarist and film director was born in Baltimore (Maryland, USA), who produced over sixty albums with his band Mothers of Invention and as a solo artist.
1940 – Francis Fitzgerald: The novelist and author, considered one of the greatest American authors of the 20th century, died in Hollywood at the age of 44. His works include The Great Gatsby, Soft is the Night and On This Side of Paradise, to name a few.
1947 – Paco de Lucia: The musician was born in Algeciras, whose real name was Francisco Sánchez Gómez, and is considered one of the best contemporary flamenco guitarists and one of the most virtuoso in the world.
1988 – Federico Moura: At the age of 37, the musician, composer and singer died in Buenos Aires. He was the leader and vocalist of the rock group Virus, which shone in the last century.
1991 – Dissolution of the USSR: The presidents of eleven of the fifteen countries of the Soviet Union (USSR), except Georgia and the Baltic states, confirm the creation of the Commonwealth of Independent States by signing the Protocol of Alma-Ata (Kazakhstan), thereby confirming the dissolution of the world Largest socialist bloc in The dissolution of the USSR, which took effect on December 25, 1991, also marked the end of the Cold War.