Already the weekend of August 28-29


Storm …

…and squally winds. Temperature: 14-17 C.

Do not pass:

August 28

In the village of Ivanovo Motol district, Brest region Food Festival "Motol sweets."

August 28-29

In the Palace of Arts International Festival artperformansu "Navinki".

The National Exhibition Centre "BelExpo" (Minsk, 14 Pobeditely) International Dog Show.


August 29

The Organization of the Islamic Conference met in Islamabad to discuss aid to flood victims in Pakistan.


August 28

In 1925, Arkady Strugatsky was born (d. 1991), a famous Russian science fiction writer (written in collaboration with his brother, Boris Strugatsky).

In 1936 was born Belarusian poet Gennady Buraukin.

August 29

In 1915 was born Ingrid Bergman, Swedish-born actress of film (d. 1982).

In 1920, an American born saxophonist Charlie Parker, one of the parents of modern jazz (d. 1955).

In 1949, at Semipalatynskim site in Kazakhstan held the first Soviet atomic bomb test. On the same day in 1991 Semipalatynski site was closed.

In 1958 born American singer Michael Jackson, an icon of global mass culture of the 1980s and 1990s (d. 2009).

There is a reason:

August 29 — The Miner's Day.

MINUS 365:

A year ago on the site of Liberty: "Artem Dubski sent on stage."

Quote to remember:

"Monday begins on Saturday" — the title of the story of brothers Arkady and Boris Strugatsky since 1965.

"Gone into oblivion panegiryki
Modest cog hastily sowing.
People want a sincere lyrics
Not on the cogs of themselves. "

Gennady Buraukin



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