Friday, September 29, 2023

Pink Floyd releases Wish You Were Here and Hans Zimmer is born

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

Below we leave you the main events that happened on a day like this:

Fifth century AD- The Fight for the Marathon in Ancient Greece.

1812.- General Jose de San Martin married María de los Remedios de Escalada.

1847.- In Mexico, as part of the US intervention in the country Battle of Chapultepec.

1913.- The African-American athlete Jesse Owens was winner of four gold medals in the Olympic Games in Berlin.

1931.- British actor is born Ian Holmknown, among other things, for his performance as Bilbo Baggins in the film adaptation of Lord of the Rings.

1944.- An American singer, Barry White.

1946.- Four months after the robbery they found the body of Benito Mussolini in Pavia.

1953.- John F Kennedy He marries Jackeline Bouvier.

1957.- The German is Hans Zimmer one of the most famous composers in the history of cinema, who wrote films such as “The Dark Knight, The Lion King, Dune, and Interstellar.

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

1959.- The TV series Gold Mine Premieres in the United States.

1972.- Manga published in Japan Mazinger Zde Go Nagai.

1973.- The American actor Paul Walker is famous for his role in the film saga “Fast and Furious”.

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

1980.- A Chinese basketball player, Yao Ming.

1992.- American actor has died Anthony Perkins who played Norman Bates in the film Psycho from Alfred Hitchcock.

2003.- An American musician died Johnny Cash.

2005.- The theme park opens its doors to Hong Kong Disneyland.

2007.- Former President of the Philippines Joseph Estrada wasosed in a coup in 2002, sentenced to life imprisonment for corruption.

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

2014.- The South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius is found guilty of negligent homicide for the death of his slain girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp.

Pink Floyd Releases Wish You Were Here And Hans Zimmer Is Born

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