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  • 2018
    • Birth of Leonard Bernstein

    • 25 August 1918
    • 25 August 2018
    • The American composer, conductor and pianist Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) wrote the score of the celebrated musical "West Side Story" and was Director of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra for 11 years.
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    • The Chilean government was overthrown by a military coup backed by the United States. President Salvador Allende committed suicide in the Moneda presidential palace which was under attack by the army. Augusto Pinochet seized power.
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    • Coup d'État in Chile
    • 11 September 1973
    • 11 September 2018
    • Death of American actor Paul Newman

    • 26 September 2008
    • 26 September 2018
    • Paul Newman(1925-2008) worked with some of the greatest directors, from Alfred Hitchcock to John Huston, Robert Altman, Martin Scorsese and the Coen brothers. He opposed the Vietnam War and was a militant supporter of civil rights.
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    • The Israeli-Arab Yom Kippur war set Israel against a coalition led by Egypt and Syria from 6 to 24 October 1973.
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    • Declaration of the Yom Kippur War in Israel
    • 06 October 1973
    • 06 October 2018
    • Death of Edith Piaf

    • 10 October 1963
    • 10 October 2018
    • Edith Piaf was a French music-hall and variety singer, considered to be the archetype of the French-style singer. She was without a doubt the best known singer in history. She was also a stage and screen actress.
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    • Standing on the Olympic medal podium, sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their fists and bowed their heads as the US national anthem was played, to protest against the oppression of Black Americans.
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    • The raised fist of Afro-American athletes at the Mexico Olympics
    • 16 October 1968
    • 16 October 2018
    • Death of Jean Marais

    • 08 November 1998
    • 08 November 2018
    • Jean Marais (1913-1998), was a French actor, stage director, writer, painter, sculptor and potter. In his films, he was one of the few actors who did their stunts themselves. In 1993, Jean Marais was awarded a Honorary César film award for his career.
    • The signing of the Armistice, ending the First World War between the German Reich and the Entente powers, in a railway carriage at Compiègne.
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    • End of World War One
    • 11 November 1918
    • 11 November 2018
    • Disappearance of Alain Colas

    • 16 November 1978
    • 16 November 2018
    • The French skipper Alain Colas (1943-1978) disappeared near the Azores when competing in the first Route du Rhum. Despite searches, neither the skipper nor his trimaran "Manureva" were ever found.
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    • 20 August 1948
    • 20 August 2018
    • Birth of Robert Plant

    • Robert Plant's birthday. The singer and harmonica player is best known as a member of Led Zeppelin
    • 20 August 1968
    • 20 August 2018
    • Soviet tanks enter Prague

    • The Prague Spring began in January 1968 when Alexander Dubcek came to power, but lasted barely six months. Freedom of expression, press freedom, freedom of circulation: it took the intervention of the Red Army to put a stop to the changes.
    • 21 August 1980
    • 21 August 2018
    • Death of Joe Dassin

    • Joe Dassin (1938-1980) was a Franco-American singer-songwriter. He recorded some 250 songs, which have remained very popular in France. Their number includes: “Les Daltons”, “Les Champs Elysées”, “Salut les amoureux”, “Et si tu n’existais pas” and “L’été indien”.
    • 25 August 1918
    • 25 August 2018
    • Birth of Leonard Bernstein

    • The American composer, conductor and pianist Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) wrote the score of the celebrated musical "West Side Story" and was Director of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra for 11 years.
    • 25 August 1944
    • 25 August 2018
    • The Liberation of Paris

    • The Liberation of Paris, between 19 and 25 August 1944, put an end to four years of German occupation of the French capital. At the Paris city hall, Charles de Gaulle pronounced a speech that will go down in history: "Paris outraged! Paris broken! Paris martyred! But Paris liberated!”
    • 25 August 1988
    • 25 August 2018
    • Death of Françoise Dolto

    • After studying medicine, Françoise Dolto took an interest in child psychoanalysis, and wanted to work as a doctor in the educational system. In 1953 she founded, with Jacques Lacan, the Société française de psychanalyse.
    • 27 August 2018
    • US Tennis Open

    • The US Tennis Open is a tennis tournament which takes place in the Flushing Meadows district of New York organised at the USTA National Tennis Center.
    • 28 August 1963
    • 28 August 2018
    • Martin Luther King: "I have a dream"

    • At the end of the march against racial discriminations, the Black Pastor Martin Luther King, pronounced his “I have a dream” speech at the foot of the Lincoln memorial in Washington. His dream was for a brotherly America in which Blacks and White would be united and free.
    • 29 August 2018
    • Venice Mostra

    • The Venice Mostra (The International Film Art Festival of Venice) is a film festival that takes place place every year in September in the historic Film Palace in Venice. It is the oldest film festival in the world.
    • 30 August 1933
    • 30 August 2018
    • Founding of Air France

    • On 30 August 1933, the articles of association of Air France were officially registered with the commercial court, and the airline was created at a constitutive general assembly.
    • 30 August 1993
    • 30 August 2018
    • Inauguration of the world's biggest mosque

    • The Hassan II mosque in Casablanca, Moroccowas offically opened after being under construction for seven years. The French architect Michel Pinseau supervised the work. The mosque has the world's highest minaret (200 metres) and can hold nearly 80,000 people.
    • 31 August 1963
    • 31 August 2018
    • Death of Georges Braque

    • With Picasso, Georges Braque (1882-1963) was the founder of Cubism, which was the dominant force in early 20th century art.
    • 01 September 2017
    • 31 August 2018
    • The Deauville US Film Festival

    • Founded in 1975 by Lionel Chouchan and André Halimi, the Daeuville US film festival pays homage to the main US authors and rewards independent cinema. Managed by Bruno Sarde since 1995, the festival has become a competition.
    • 03 September 1939
    • 03 September 2018
    • Outbreak of the Second World War

    • After German troops invaded Poland on 1 September , Great Britian and France declared war on Germany, triggering the Second World War.
    • 04 September 2000
    • 04 September 2018
    • France Bleu (regional radio) founded

    • France Bleu is a network of local French public radio stations made up of 44 generalist public radio stations. They are the brainchild of Jean-Marie Cavada, the General Manager of Radio France in Sept 2000. The content is mainly local programmes.
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