Enzo Bearzot, a legend of football particularly remembered as manager of Italian national football team, died this morning. Today we lose a symbol of a different football, a manager always up to the challenge but without big vocal displays, a man who won what he won focusing on the moral strength of players united to achieve a purpose.
The great director, screenwriter and producer Blake Edwards died last Wednesday from the complications of pneumonia.
Yesterday there was a virtual 2010 Nobel Peace Prize award to Liu Xiaobo, virtual because the Chinese activist in in jail.
Jim Morrison received a posthumous pardon concerning a charge for indecent exposure dating from 1969. The initiative started from Florida Governor Charlie Crist in 2007, later it was officially submitted to the state Board of Executive Clemency and yesterday it was voted in favor.
Today Kanzi turns 30. Kanzi isn’t a human being according to the definition accepted by most people who belong to the species homo sapiens, in fact he is a bonobo, an ape scientifically called pan paniscus. The bonobo is very similar to the chimpanzee so it’s one of homo sapiens’ cousins.