Today’s ephemeris: What happened on January 11?

Juan Carlos Dávalos: national writing

1887 – Was born Juan Carlos Davalos, who was a writer considered one of the most important in national literature. Some of his most outstanding works were “The white wind”, “Of my life and my land”, “The gold diggers”, “Tales and stories of northern Argentina” Y “The cat’s tail”.

Nelly Lainez: figure of our show

1920 – Was born Nélida Rotstein better known as Nelly Lainez, who was an actress and comedian for film, radio, theater and television that had an important resonance especially in the 1960s, 70s and 80s. Some of her most outstanding films were “The best in school” Y “Great value”.

Quito League Foundation

1930 – I know founded the Quito University League in Ecuador, that although their activities began in 1918, they did so as a college football team. It is one of the most important teams in the country and the first to win a Copa Libertadores in 2008, as well as a South American Cup and two South American Recopas.

Quito League, the only one in Ecuador that achieved the Copa Libertadores.

Rod Taylor: Hollywood gallant

1930 – Was born Rodney Sturt Taylor, who was an Australian actor who has had a vast career as a heartthrob especially in the 1960s. Some of his most important films were “The birds”, “Train robbers”, “The time machine”, “The tree of life” Y “Sunday in New York”.

Rod Taylor in “The Birds”.

Agustín Justo: President under the magnifying glass

1943 – He died Agustín Pedro Justo, who was a military man, engineer, diplomat and politician who became president of the nation between 1932 and 1938. In a government plagued by suspicions and accusations of corruption, one achievement was obtaining the Nobel Peace Prize for Carlos Ssaavedra Lamas in 1936.

Juan Carlos Rufino: for all the “Mona”

1951 – Was born Juan Carlos Jimenez Rufino better known as the “Mona”, who is a singer and composer of the quartet genre and who has marked an era with this type of music. Some of his most important songs are “Who has had all the wine?”, “Kiss by kiss” Y “El Bum Bum”.

Ciro Martínez: national rock icon

1968 – Was born Andrés Ciro Martínez, who is a singer-songwriter who has been the lead singer of the rock band “Lice” and is the current leader of the group “Ciro and the Persians”. Some of his most outstanding songs are “I like it”, “Look at her,” Summer of 92 “,” Maradó “,” I’m going to win ” Y “City bug”.

Tato Bores: talent and monologue in one

1996 – He died Mauricio Borenztein, better known as Tato Bores, who was an actor, stand-up comedian and comedian who is considered one of the great capocomics of our country. Some of his most important films were “Nightlife”, “Shared apartment” Y “Arguments in bed”.

Tato Bores, the man who laughed at politics.

Edmund Hillary: the man from Everest

2008 – He died Edmund Percival Hillary, who was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist, who converted alongside the Nepalese Sherpa Tenzing Norgay in the first men to climb Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world at more than 8,800 meters high.

Edmund Hillary reached Everest.

Anita Ekberg: beauty on stage

2015 – He died Kerstin Anita Marianne Ekberg, who was a Swedish actress and model who has had a great career in world cinema. Some of his most important films were “La dolce vita”, “War and peace”, “Crazy about Anita”, “Seven times a woman”, `” Bambola “,” Artists and models “ Y “I clowns”.


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