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53 years ago today (April 12), Yuri Gagarin, a Soviet pilot and cosmonaut, became the first human to travel into space and change history, when his Vostok spacecraft completed an orbit of the Earth.

So on April 12, Gagarin, who turned into an international celebrity and hero, is being commemorated for paving the way for future space exploration by the International Day of Human Space Flight (Cosmonautics Day).

I really recommend looking him up. There’s so much to know about him and the history-making flight.

My favourite thing is probably the landing to an unplanned site: A farmer and her daughter observed the strange scene of a figure in a bright orange suit with a large white helmet landing near them by parachute. Gagarin later recalled, “When they saw me in my space suit and the parachute dragging alongside as I walked, they started to back away in fear. I told them, don’t be afraid, I am a Soviet citizen like you, who has descended from space and I must find a telephone to call Moscow!”

Happy International Day of Human Space Flight!

To all 49 dead and 53 wounded one year ago today in the Pulse Nightclub shooting: it is my duty to remember you. I stand and mourn with the LGBT community and can’t help but think about the few times I’ve been out clubbing on “gay night” - how I took my safety for granted; Something I felt I could do with so much thanks to the Stonewall riots, to every lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans person that came before me and fought, fought. And maybe in today’s world I don’t feel as safe as I once did. But someday love will be just love and not a death sentence. I believe in this.

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Chris Cornell, you’d be 53 years old today if you hadn’t taken the opcion to kill yourself.

What do I have to say that I didn’t say anymore? Maybe nothing. But I will always say that I have only words of gratitude to you.

I had the opportunity to meet you last year and I wasted it, maybe it’s the biggest mistake I’ve ever made. I did not know you and I regret it because I always stay with the desire to tell you all I felt for you.

Once again, I thank you for everything. For sharing your voice, your music, your lyrics, every chord on the guitar that you used to play with Kim, because blessed is the day you decided to leave many things to follow and fight for a dream.

You taught me many things and among those is that, to be persevering and never give up in spite of everything.

I love you, Christopher John Boyle. Thank you for giving a little color to my life.

Damn you, may 17th. The world will never be the same again.

You deserve more than anyone to have a happy birthday wherever you are.

So, happy Birthday Chris, no one
sings like you anymore.

Today 53 years ago President Kennedy was shoot. Killed by a man, no one ever knows. Was it Oswald? Or was it a group? No one knows.
I’ve watched plenty of documentations about JFK. And each one made me thinking. He was a good president, at least I think so. I know some really bad thinks happened during his time as president. The Bay of pigs, Cuba crisis and some other things. But he never gave up, he stand for the things he believed in. And that’s something good, in my opinion.
Today, 53 years ago, in Dallas his wife had to see something, no one should see. She saw the assassination of her husband.
I’ll never forget Jack and Jackie.


So rest in peace Mr. President
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Oh & that picture at the top of this post, that’s by far my favourite picture of them!

53 years ago today, on the 22nd of March 1963, The Beatle’s first album “Please, Please Me” was released in the UK. The album hit the top of the UK album charts in May 1963 and remained there for 30 weeks before being replaced by their own album, With the Beatles, thus beginning their endless musical reign.

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53 years ago today… happy birthday Doctor Who! Here’s to the beginning. 

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53 years ago today, Judy Garland made history at Carnegie Hall.

The April 23, 1961 concert has been called “the greatest night in show business history”.

The double album recorded that night remains one of the most successful albums in history, spending 73 weeks on the Billboard Chart (13 weeks at #1) and it’s never been out of print.

“Judy at Carnegie Hall” won 4 Grammy Awards, and was the first live album, and the first album by a female performer to win the Grammy for Album of the Year.