January 23rd

 

 

 

 

January 23, 1803

Arthur Guinness dies.He was an Irish brewer and the founder of the Guinness brewery business (and we thank him for  it).

 

 

 

January 23,1898

Sergei Eisenstein is born. A Russian film director and a great film theorist who is considered to be the father of montage.  His most known films are Strike,  Battleship Potemkin and October .

 

 

 

January 23, 1944

Edvard Munch, the Norwegian expressionist painter is born, most famous for his work Scream.

 

 

 

January 23,1976

David Bowie’s album Station to Station is released.

 

 

 

 

January 23, 1977

Pink Floyd’s album Animals is released.

 

 

January 23, 1978

Terry Cath, guitarist of Chicago dies. He shot himself  to the head believing that the gun is not loaded.

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