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July 29th, 1950...

Today is Saturday !

 
 
 Number-one song in the charts today


In the USA:

"Mona Lisa"
by Nat King Cole

In the UK:
"Bewitched (Bothered and Bewildered)"
by Doris Day & Mel Torme
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: General Omar Bradley

(TIME Cover: July the 24th, 1950)

 Famous people born on the 29th of July:

1805 - Alexis de Tocqueville, French historian and political scientist (d. 1859)
1898 - Isidor Isaac Rabi, American physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1988)
1905 - Clara Bow, American actress (d. 1965)
1916 - Charlie Christian, American jazz guitar virtuoso (d. 1942)
1937 - Daniel McFadden, American economist, Nobel Prize Laureate
1973 - Wanya Morris, American singer (Boyz II Men)

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1950


Cecil Frank Powell
1903-1969

for his development of the photographic method of studying nuclear processes and his discoveries regarding mesons made with this method

United Kingdom
Bristol University - Bristol, United Kingdom



Photo: nobelprize.org


     
Oscar of the best picture in 1950

All about Eve
directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz
with George Sanders (Addison De Witt), Anne Baxter (Eve Harrington) and Bette Davis (Margo Channing)

Designed in 1950

The Chair, Model No. 132U
by Donald Knorr

 
 
 
     

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