ON THIS DAY – 8TH SEPTEMBER
Posted on: Wed 8 Sep 2021
In 1504, Michelangelo’s ‘Statue of David’ was first unveiled to the public in the Italian city of Florence. The ‘Statue of David’ is now over five hundred years old and stands at 17feet tall and is over six tonnes heavy. It took Michelangelo two years to complete.
In 1960, Alfred Hitchcock’s cult classic film ‘Psycho’ hit screens across America. Starring the amazing Janet Leigh as Marion Crane and Anthony Perkins as the infamous Norman Bates the film made $32 million during its first release afforded its producer and director Alfred Hitchcock his fifth and final Oscar for ‘Best Director’.
In 2001, Australian sweetheart and singer Kylie Minogue released her unforgettable single “Can’t Get You Out Of My Head”, which became one of the most successful tracks of her career.
Produced by Ayla Liebenberg