The man with the eternal smile. The Mexican who was art. Goodbye to the “Chueco”. Funerary Day. An Italian stallion and the most innocent hero. One from Phil
When the best in the history of the track hung up his helmet and one of the most beloved small clubs made Carlitos Balá, Héctor Alterio and José María Muñoz, his most famous fans, happy.
The day of a director, actor and screenwriter who knows how to entertain us and the premiere of a film that won all the Oscars while he did not stop running. July 6 has reasons to quote us with the memory
Music: 1971 (50 years) In New York, an outstanding figure in the history of jazz dies: Louis Armstrong. He was born in New Orleans in 1901. He started out playing the cornet and then moved on to the trumpet. Beginning in 1925, Satchmo enjoyed enormous popularity with two ensembles, the Hot Five and the Hot Seven. In addition to leading his group and standing out as a soloist with the trumpet, Armstrong also ventured into singing with his deep voice. He formed a band that later reduced to a quintet, the All Stars. He also acted in movies and the New Orleans airport is named after him today. He left more than 30 studio albums and a titanic catalog behind and the vivid memory of his identity and character, summed up by the also legendary Duke Ellington in his memoirs: “He was born poor, died rich, and never hurt anyone along the way.”
Art: 1907 (114 years): The painter is born in the Mexican city of Coyoacán Frida Kahlo (Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo Calderón), recognized for her self-portraits and one of the maximum expressions of social and cultural feminism in Mexico. His life was marked by the pain of illnesses and an accident that he suffered. She was the wife of the famous Mexican muralist Diego Rivera. She has more than 150 works and she was the first artist in Mexico to have the honor of having the Louvre Museum acquire one of her paintings. He died on July 13, 1954, at the age of 47, and his fame revived in the late 80s and early 90s where his works were sold at millionaire prices.
Cinema: 1946 (75 years) Born in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood, one of the most violent on the New York island of Manhattan, the actor and film director Sylvester Stallone (Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone), winner of a Golden Globe award. He filmed more than 55 films, including “Rocky” (1976), with which he rose to fame in the leading role of boxer Rocky Balboa. That year he was nominated for the Oscar for best actor for that performance. With Rocky, in 6 versions of the saga, and his other great character “Rambo”, he was one of the highest grossing actors of his generation.
Motorsports: 1958 (63 years) The motorsport driver Juan Manuel Fangio announces his retirement at the end of the French Formula 1 Grand Prix at the Reims circuit. Fangio won five world championships in the highest category of motorsport. He was 46 years old and in his last season he had suffered a kidnapping in Havana, Cuba, at the hands of the militants of the insurgents commanded by Fidel Castro. That year, in February, he won his last race, and technological changes in Formula 1 took away his interest. He left behind an impressive legacy: 24 victories, 35 podiums, 29 pole positions and 23 fastest laps in 51 Grands Prix. He held the record for most Formula 1 titles for an extended period until he was displaced by Michael Schumacher in 2003.
Football: 1969 (52 years): Club Atlético Chacarita Juniors achieved his first title in First. He obtained the Metropolitan Tournament, after defeating River in the final 4 to 1, in the Avellaneda Cylinder. The goals of “Funebrero” were scored by Neumann, two opportunities-, Ángel Marcos and Franco Frassoldati. For the “Millionaire”, who accumulated 12 years without championships, Juan Carlos Trebucq discounted. Chacarita was the third team called “boy” to be consecrated in the highest category (previously Estudiantes de La Plata and Vélez had already celebrated).
Cinema: 1994 (27 years) The film “Forrest Gump”, one of the most acclaimed films of the 1990s. Directed by Robert Zemeckis, it starred Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise and Sally Field. The film that tells the life of a peculiar character and covers several decades of American history, with montages of the protagonist and archival images, was a worldwide success, raising more than 670 million dollars. He won 6 Oscars: best actor, Tom Hanks (who did it two years in a row); Best Film, Director, Adapted Screenplay, Special Effects and Editing. In Argentina it was released on October 6, 1994.
The song of the day: 1985 (36 years) The song of Phil Collins, “Sussudio” it reached # 1 on the US Billboard 100 and stayed there for a week. It was a successful single from his third album, No Jacket Required, it was released in the UK in January 1985, and in the US in April of that year. On the same day, Collins’ album also reached No. 1 on the full-length records, on the Billboard 200.
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