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Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by KevinJS, Aug 3, 2012.
Donald Duck turned 80 years old today.
June 9, 1934 he was created
June 10, 1832: Nikolaus August Otto, German inventor (Otto engine), is born in Holzhausen an der Heide, Germany.
June 12, 1929: Annelies Marie "Anne" Frank is born in Frankfurt, Germany.
June 23, 1919: Hermann Gmeiner, founder of SOS Children's Villages, was born in Alberschwende, Austria
June 28, 1914; the Archduke Franz Ferdinand is assassinated in Sarajevo, setting off what became known as the Great War or World War I.
29th June 1976 : The original Apple computer, or the Apple I, Apple's first product was released. These computers were designed and hand-built by Steve Wozniak. It was then that Steve Jobs had the idea of selling it and he sold his only means of transport, a VW Microbus and Wozniak sold his HP 65 calculator for $500 to finance its creation. It was demonstrated in July 1976 at the Homebrew Computer Club, Palo Alto, CA.
Nobody. Have you ever heard Eurovision? It's dreadful.
June, 29th, 1985, David Bowie and Mick Jagger recorded a version of the Martha Reeves and the Vandellas 1964 hit 'Dancing In The Street.' for the forthcoming 'Live Aid' fundraising event. The single went on to become a No.1 UK hit. The original plan was to perform a track together live, with Bowie performing at Wembley Stadium and Jagger at John F. Kennedy Stadium, until it was realized that the satellite link-up would cause a half-second delay that would make this impossible unless either Bowie or Jagger mimed their contribution, something neither artist was willing to do.
There certainly was a winner, even if it were only the broadcasting companies. In any other case this show wouldn't have existed for more than 50 years.
That's tongue-in-cheek, Johanna.
Meant to convey that although there was a winner, the victory is Phyrric.
Can't be forgotten though, that Abba came to prominence after their win with Waterloo.
Well, I meant my post the same way. I should have added one of these funny smileys to make it more obvious.
I haven't watched the Song Contest since I was a teenager, just was curious this year, because I heard to my surprise that we had made it to the finals. This should show my opinion about the contest quite clearly.
Except for Abba, I don't know anyone else who won and became famous.
That doesn't mean that I wasn't excited, when we won this year. After all, I'm an Austrian, and this was our second victory since the contest exists.