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March 1st, 1944...

Today is Wednesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"My Heart Tells Me (Should I Believe My Heart)"
by Glen Gray

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Sir Henry M. Wilson

(TIME Cover: February the 28th, 1944)

 Famous people born on the 1st of March:

1445 - Sandro Botticelli, Italian painter (d. 1510)
1456 - King Ladislaus II of Bohemia and Hungary (d. 1516)
1810 - Frédéric Chopin, Polish-French composer and pianist (d. 1849)
1922 - Yitzhak Rabin, Prime Minister of Israel, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1995)
1927 - Harry Belafonte, American musician and actor
1935 - Robert Conrad, American actor

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1944

Isidor Isaac Rabi

for his resonance method for recording the magnetic properties of atomic nuclei

Columbia University - New York, NY, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1944

Going My Way
directed by Leo McCarey
with Bing Crosby (Father O'Malley) and Barry Fitzgerald (Father Fitzgibbon)

Designed in 1944

The Captain Chairs N 20
by George Nakashima


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