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27 March

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1968—Yury Gagarin, cosmonaut, dies.
Yury Gagarin is the first man to go into outer space. After his space flight he becomes the most famous person on the planet Earth. He dies during training flight. There are several different theories about causes of the crash, but there still is no consensus of opinion about the true story behind this tragedy.

1927—Mstislav Rostropovich, cellist, is born.
Mstislav Rostropovich is one of the greatest Soviet musicians. Coincidentally, on this same day in 1978 he is excluded from the Composers Union of the USSR shortly after having been denaturalized.

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