eso ha pasado un 29 Junio

1958 : Brazil wins the soccer World Cup

On June 29, 1958, Brazil won the football World Cup for the first time by beating Sweden 5-2. The star of the Brazilian team was Edson Aronde do Nascimento, better known under the name Pele.

1974 : Isabella Peron became president of Argentina

On June 29, 1974, Isabel Peron, the third wife of President Peron and vice president of the country, became president of Argentina when her husband died. However, as she failed to gather a coalition to run the country properly, she was overthrown by the army in 1976.

1989 : The U.S. Congress votes for sanctions against China

On June 29, 1989, the U.S. Congress adopted sanctions against China following the Tiananmen Square massacre in Beijing.

1995 : A department store collapses in Seoul

On June 29, 1995, the Sampoong department store collapsed in Seoul, killing 500 people and seriously wounding 900 others.
The cause of the collapse was a bad construction. In addition, a floor was added at the last moment without revision of the plans.
When the floor showed signs of collapse, the owner removed the luxury goods and the executive team, but not the customers.

2007 : iPhone is released

On June 29, 2007, the first Apple iPhone was released in the United States. Huge queues had formed in front of stores in order to get the precious gadget.
The main innovation of the iPhone was its touch screen.

Cita del día : 29 Junio

A penalty is a cowardly way to score.

Cumpleaños : 29 Junio

Go-Mizunoo, Emperador de Japón (1596)
Robert Schuman, Político francés (1886)
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Escritor y aviador francés (1900)
Nelson Eddy, Cantante americano (1901)
Ivan Chernyakhovsky, General ruso (1906)
Anthony Mann, Director de cine americano (1906)
Bernard Herrmann, Compositor estadounidense (1911)
Frédéric Dard, Escritor francés (1921)
Giorgio Napolitano, Político italiano (1925)
Oriana Fallaci, Periodista italiana (1929)
Charles J. Precourt, Astronauta americano (1955)
George D. Zamka, Astronauta americano (1962)
Anne-Sophie Mutter, Violinista alemán (1963)
Mike Vallely, Skater estadounidense (1970)
George Hincapie, Ciclista estadounidense (1973)
Nicole Scherzinger, Cantante estadounidense (Pussycat Dolls) (1978)
Jena Lee, Cantante francesa (1987)
Yann M'Vila, Futbolista francés (1990)

Nos han dejado un 29 Junio

Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Poeta inglesa (1861)
Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, Actor americano (1933)
Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Político y pianista polaco (1941)
Jayne Mansfield, Actriz americana (1967)
Bob Crane, Actor americano (1978)
Pierre Balmain, Diseñador de moda francés (1982)
Irving Wallace, Escritor y guionista estadounidense (1990)
Lana Turner, Actriz americana (1995)
Vittorio Gassman, Actor y director de cine italiano (2000)
Katharine Hepburn, Actriz americana (2003)
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