Autoritratto di Vincent Van Gogh

Starting from October 8 and until February 6, 2011 Rome is going to offer and extraordinary exhibition at the Vittoriano complex: a lot of Vincent Van Gogh paintings but also various ones by Gauguin, Cezanne, Pissarro and Millet. The title is “Vincent Van Gogh: timeless country and modern city” to point out the artist’s favourite subjects.

60 years ago the first Peanuts comic strip by Charles Schulz was published and it went on until February 13, 2000, the day after their author’s death.

Tony Curtis

The great actor Tony Curtis died tonight. Born on July 3, 1925 as Bernard Schwartz, son of Jewish Hungarian immigrants, Curtis served in the U.S.A. Navy during World War II and after his discharge he studied acting at New York.

50 years ago the famous animated series “The Flintstones” was broadcasted for the first time. The show is set in a version of the stone age where human beings live with animals from different ages such as dinosaurs and mammoths.