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Almanac – June 22nd

1633 – The Holy Office in Rome forces Galileo Galilei to recant his view that the Sun, not the Earth, is the center of the Universe.

1948 – The SS Empire Windrush arrived in Tilbury, bringing the first Caribbean migrants to the UK following the end of WW2.

 

 

And here’s the studio version of Lord Kitchener‘s London Is The Place For Me

 

 

1978Charon, a satellite of the dwarf planet Pluto, is discovered by American astronomer James W. Christy.

 

1990Checkpoint Charlie is dismantled in Berlin.

 

Mr. Franknstein

 

 

 

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Almanac – June 21st

1527 – Death of Italian statesman, writer, political philosopher and the guy who gave us the term “machiavellian”Niccolo Machiavelli.

1905 –  Birth of Jean-Paul Sartre, French philosopher and writer,

1944 –  Birth of Ray Davies, English singer and songwriter (The Kinks)

 

 

1948 – Columbia Records introduced LP records with microgrooves – a big leap forward in audio reproduction.

2001 – Death of John Lee Hooker

 

 

2006Pluto‘s newly discovered moons are officially named Nix & Hydra.

 

Mr. Frankenstein

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