Tag: Melina Mercouri

New graffiti of Melina Mercouri in Patras 1

New graffiti of Melina Mercouri in Patras

One of the great women figures of Greece in the 20th century, Melina Mercouri has been graffitied on a 5 storey apartment building in Patras. The visual art type depicts Melina Mercouri…

Greece announces 2020 will be the ‘Year of Melina Mercouri’ 5

Greece announces 2020 will be the ‘Year of Melina Mercouri’

The Greek Culture Ministry has announced that marking 100 years since the birth of Melina Mercouri on 18 October 1920, Greece will be dedicating 2020 to the internationally-acclaimed and much-loved Greek actress, activist, and…

October 18, 1920 Melina Mercouri was born 17

October 18, 1920 Melina Mercouri was born

Famous and much loved Greek actress Melina Mercouri was born on October 18th 1920 in Athens, Greece. She was named Maria and given the sweet nickname Melina (honey) by her grandfather and…

On this day: March 6, 1994 Melina Mercouri passes away 20

On this day: March 6, 1994 Melina Mercouri passes away

Maria Amalia Mercouri, known professionally as Melina Mercouri, was a Greek actress, singer and politician. Born on 31 October 1920 in Athens, she passed away on the 6th of March, 1994 at…

On this day: Melina Mercouri was born 24

On this day: Melina Mercouri was born

Famous and much loved Greek actress Melina Mercouri was born on October 18th 1920 in Athens, Greece. She was named Maria and given the sweet nickname Melina (honey) by her grandfather and…