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Lisbon hosts the 63rd Eurovision Song Contest

The 2018 Eurovision Song Contest took place in Portugal for the first time. The winner was Israel with the song "Toy", performed by Netta. It was Israel's fourth victory in the contest. This edition also saw Cyprus and the Czech Republic achieve the best placing in their Eurovision history, coming in second and sixth place, respectively.

Helsinki hosts the 52nd Eurovision Song Contest

The 52nd edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest took place in Helsinki, Finland. The winner was Serbia, appearing as an independent country for the first time. Cyprus and Latvia entered songs in languages other than their own or English.

Copenhagen hosts the 46th Eurovision Song Contest

The 46th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest took place in Copenhagen, Denmark. The contest was won by Estonia, represented by Tanel Padar, Dave Benton & 2XL with the song "Everybody", written by Ivar Must and Maian-Anna Karmas.

"Pulp Fiction" premieres at Cannes Film Festival

Pulp Fiction is an American crime film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, based on a story by Tarantino and Roger Avary. Since its release, Pulp Fiction has been widely regarded as Tarantino's masterpiece, with particular praise singled out for its screenwriting.

Rolling Stones release album "Exile on Main St."

English rock band the Rolling Stones released its tenth studio album in the United Kingdom. The style draws on 1950s rock and roll, blues, 1930s-40s swing, and gospel styles. Over time the album became one of the most famous in the band's history. An expanded version of the album was released in Europe and USA on 17 May 2010.

Jimi Hendrix Experience release album "Are You Experienced"

Are You Experienced is the debut studio album by English-American rock band Jimi Hendrix Experience. Released in 1967, the LP was an immediate critical and commercial success, and it is widely regarded as one of the greatest debuts in the history of rock music.

Fictional character Homer Simpson is born

Homer Simpson is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the American animated sitcom The Simpsons. He was created and designed by cartoonist Matt Groening while waiting in the lobby of James L. Brooks' office.

Actress Katharine Hepburn is born

Katharine Hepburn was an American actress. Known for her fierce independence and spirited personality, she was a leading lady in Hollywood for more than 60 years and is best known for her distancing from the celebrity lifestyle. She received four Academy Awards and was named by the American Film Institute as the greatest female star of Classic Hollywood Cinema.

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