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1946 : Introduction of the Bikini

On July 5, 1946, French designer Louis Reard, presented his bikini in a swimming pool in Paris. The name comes from the Bikini Atoll known at the time for its nuclear tests. This two-piece bathing suit, which covered very little for the time, was successful very quickly.

1950 : First U.S. soldier killed

On July 5, 1950, an American soldier was hit by a machine gun in Korea. This was the first American soldier to be killed during the Korean War.

1975 : Arthur Ashe

On July 5, 1975, Arthur Ashe beats Jimmy Connors at Wimbledon. It is the first Black to win this major tennis tournament .

1996 : Birth of Dolly

On July 5, 1996, was born the first cloned mammal, a sheep named Dolly, at the Roslin Institute in Scotland. The announcement of the birth in February 1997 caused a media storm. Supporters were looking forward to an advanced medicine which would allow to genetically modify animals to make organ donors for humans or the cloning of human embryos for therapeutic purposes. Opponents feared the lack of safety and ethical issues as well as degeneration of the clones.

2003 : SARS contained

On July 5, 2003, the World Health Organization announced that the syndrome of SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) is contained. 775 people died of the virus.

Novità del giorno : 05 Luglio

Independence Day in Algeria
July 5 is the Independence Day in Algeria which commemorates independence gained in 1962 against France.
National Day in Cape Verde
July 5 is National Day in Cape Verde which commemorates its independence gained against Portugal in 1975.
Independence Day in Venezuela
July 5 is the Independence Day in Venezuela, which commemorates its independence gained in 1811 against Spain.

Citazione del giorno : 05 Luglio

Ted Danson
Cloning, wow. Who would have thought? There should be a list of people who can and cannot clone themselves.

Compleanni : 05 Luglio

Phineas Taylor Barnum, Proprietario del circo americano (1810)
Cecil Rhodes, Fondatore della società di diamanti De Beers, fondatore della Rhodesia (1853)
Edouard Herriot, Politico francese (1872)
Jan Kubelík, Violinista ceco (1880)
André Lhote, Pittore francese (1885)
Jean Cocteau, Scrittore e poeta francese (1889)
John Howard Northrop, Chimico americano, premio Nobel (1891)
Marcel Achard, Drammaturgo francese (1899)
Georges Pompidou, Politico francese (1911)
Pierre Mauroy, Politico francese (1928)
Katherine Helmond, Attrice americana (1928)
Gerard 't Hooft, Fisico olandese, premio Nobel (1946)
Huey Lewis, Cantante americano (1950)
Kathryn Erbe, Attrice americana (1966)
Alex Zülle, Ciclista svizzero (1966)
Amélie Mauresmo, Tennista francese (1979)
Eva Green, Attrice francese (1980)
David Rozehnal, Calciatore ceco (1980)
Laetitia Milot, Attrice francese (1980)
Nick O'Malley, Musicista inglese (Arctic Monkeys) (1985)
Sean O'Pry, Top model americano (1989)

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Nicéphore Niépce, Inventore francese (1833)
Victor Massé, Compositore francese (1884)
John Curtin, Primo ministro dell'Australia (1945)
Georges Bernanos, Scrittore francese (1948)
George de Hevesy, Chimico ungherese, Premio Nobel (1966)
Leo McCarey, Regista americano (1969)
Katy Jurado, Attrice messicana (2002)
Régine Crespin, Cantante lirica francese (2007)
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