Sunday, March 23, 2014

29th year - N° 82 Sunday, 23 March 2014

29th year - N° 82 Sunday, 23 March 2014

23 March / Today's 3 Events:
50 years ago

Monday 23rd of March 1964

Actor Peter Lorre, originally László Löwenstein dies of a stroke at the age of 60 in Hollywood, California, United States.

46 years ago

Saturday 23rd of March 1968

Cult leader Louwrens Lou Voorthuyzen aka Lou De Palingboer dies of pneumonia at the age of 30 in Agimont, Namur, Belgium.

Believed to be immortal his followers attempted to bring Voorthuyzen back to life when he died by lying on him in order to keep him warm and calling for several hours "Lou come back!"

20 years ago

Wednesday 23rd of March 1994

75 die in Aeroflot Airbus A310-304 Flight 593 crash in Kuznetsk Alatau, Mezhdurechensk, Kemerovo Oblast, Russia.

Pilot Yaroslav Kudrinsky had given the controls of the plane to his 15-year-old son Eldar for amusement. Eldar pushed the control column for 30 seconds causing the autopilot to switch to manual.

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