Friday, September 29, 2023

Today in history | Pink Floyd released ‘Wish You Were Here’ and Hans Zimmer was born

And September 12 but in 1975, one of the best-selling albums in history was released for the first time when Pink Floyd released his classic album today Wish You Were Here; 18 years ago, the most famous film composer in history, Hans Zimmer born in Germany.

Below we leave you with the most relevant events that happened on a day like today:

Fifth century C.- the marathon battle in ancient Greece.

1812.- The general Jose de San Martin He married María de los Remedios de Escalada.

1847.- In Mexico, within the framework of the US intervention in the country, the Battle of Chapultepec.

1913.- African American athlete born Jesse Owens winner of four gold medals in Olympics in Berlin.

1931.- The actor was born in Britain Ian Holm recognized, among other roles, for his performance as Bilbo Baggins in the film adaptation of The Lord of the rings.

1944.- The American singer was born Barry White.

1946.- Four months after they were robbed, they found the body of Benito Mussolini in Pavia.

1953.- John F. Kennedy He married Jackeline Bouvier.

1957.- German born Hans Zimmer one of the most recognized composers in the history of cinema, scoring films such as Dark Knight, The Lion King, Dune e Interstellar.

1958.- The physical Jack S. Kilby presented in the United States the first integrated circuit, microchip, which is the basis of modern technology.

1959.- The television series Bonanza premieres in the United States.

1972.- The manga is published in Japan Mazinger Z de Go Nagai.

1973.- American born actor Paul Walker famous for his role in the Fast and Furious film saga.

1975.- The British band Pink Floyd released his ninth album Wish You Were Here one of the best-selling albums in history.

1980.- Chinese basketball player was born Yao Ming.

1992.- American actor died Anthony Perkinswho played Norman Bates in the film Psycho on Alfred Hitchcock.

2003.- American musician died Johnny Cash.

2005.- The theme park opened its doors Hong Kong Disneyland.

2007.- Former President of the Philippines Joseph Estrada Ousted in a coup in 2002, he was sentenced to life in prison for corruption.

2008.- The heavy metal band, Metallica released his album Death Magnetic.

2014.- South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius be found guilty of culpable homicide for the death of his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp, ​​shot to death.

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