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1955 : James Dean died in East of Eden

On September 30, 1955, American actor James Dean died in a car accident while driving his Porsche at high speeds on the road to Salinas, California, where the action of the film adapted from the novel by John Steinbeck, East of Eden, in which he had turned, took place. The other two films he had shot : Giant and Rebel Without a Cause, came out after his death. With his short but intense career and dramatic death, James Dean became an icon revered around the world.

1993 : Earthquake in India

September 30, 1993, an earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck the city of Latur in southern India. Due to the time of the earthquake (early morning) and poorly constructed houses, 10,000 people were killed.

2004 : First pictures of a giant squid in its natural habitat

On September 30, 2004, Japanese researchers were able to take pictures of a giant squid (Architeuthis) operating in its natural habitat, 1,000 km south of Tokyo. A giant squid can measure up to 13 m long. The colossal squid (Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni) is estimated to be even bigger but no live large specimen has ever been seen alive.

2009 : Earthquake in Sumatra

On September 30, 2009, an earthquake of moment magnitude 6.7 occurred near the coast of Sumatra in Indonesia, 45 km from the city of Padang. 1115 people were killed and 135,000 homes destroyed.

Novità del giorno : 30 Settembre

Independance Day in Botswana
September 30 is Independence Day in Botswana which celebrates its independence gained against the United Kingdom on September 30, 1966.

Citazione del giorno : 30 Settembre

Elie Wiesel
I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.

Compleanni : 30 Settembre

Jacques Necker, Politico francese (1732)
Jean Baptiste Perrin, Fisico francese, Premio Nobel (1870)
Lewis Milestone, Regista americano russo (1895)
Nevill Mott, Fisico inglese, premio Nobel (1905)
Michael Powell , Regista inglese (1905)
Lewis Nixon, Veterano della Seconda Guerra Mondiale, Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (1918)
Deborah Kerr, Attrice scozzese (1921)
Truman Capote, Scrittore americano (1924)
Elie Wiesel, Scrittore americano rumeno-nato, Nobel per la Pace (1928)
Angie Dickinson, Attrice americana (1931)
Jean-Marie Lehn, Chimico francese, Premio Nobel (1939)
Johann Deisenhofer, Chimico tedesco, Premio Nobel (1943)
Ian Ogilvy, Attore inglese (1943)
Diane Dufresne, Cantante canadese (1944)
Ehud Olmert, Politico israeliano (1945)
Barry Marshall, Medico australiano, premio Nobel per la Fisiologia e Medicina (1951)
S. M. Stirling, Scrittore americano (1953)
Fran Drescher, Attrice americana (1957)
Eric Stoltz, Attore e regista americano (1961)
Monica Bellucci, Attrice italiana (1964)
Jenna Elfman, Attrice americana (1971)
Shaan, Cantante indiano (1972)
Marion Cotillard, Attrice francese (1975)
Martina Hingis, Tennista svizzera (1980)
Cecelia Ahern, Scrittrice irlandese (1981)

Ci hanno lasciato un 30 Settembre

Abd al-Rahman Ier, Principe omayyade, emiro di Cordoba (788)
Georges Boulanger, Politico francese (1891)
James Dean, Attore americano (1955)
Simone Signoret, Attrice francese (1985)
André Michel Lwoff, Microbiologo francese, premio Nobel per la Medicina (1994)
Pierre Sabbagh, Personaggio televisivo francese (1994)
Vue mer : crédit photo Aseed