kakorama: a ride into the past


July 28th, 1946...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"The Gypsy"
by The Ink Spots

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Antonio Salazar

(TIME Cover: July the 22nd, 1946)

 Famous people born on the 28th of July:

1904 - Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov, Russian physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1990)
1907 - Earl Tupper, American inventor (d. 1983)
1929 - Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, First Lady of the United States (d. 1994)
1938 - Alberto Fujimori, President of Peru
1943 - Richard Wright English musician (Pink Floyd)
1954 - Hugo Chávez, President of Venezuela

 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1946

Hermann Joseph Muller

for the discovery of the production of mutations by means of X-ray irradiation

Indiana University - Bloomington, IN, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1946

The Best Years of Our Lives
directed by William Wyler
with Fredric March (Al Stephenson) and Harold Russell (Homer Parrish)

Designed in 1946

The Radio - Walnut and bakelite
by Charles Eames


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