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September 27th, 1954...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Hey There"
by Rosemary Clooney

In the UK:
"Three Coins In The Fountain"
by Frank Sinatra
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: David Reisman

(TIME Cover: September the 27th, 1954)

 Famous people born on the 27th of September:

551 BC - Confucius, Chinese philosopher (d. 479 BC)
1667 - Asano Naganori, Japanese warlord (d. 1701)
1841 - Georges Clemenceau, French politician (d. 1929)
1924 - Marcello Mastroianni, Italian actor (d. 1996)
1934 - Brigitte Bardot, French actress
1960 - Jennifer Rush, American pop singer
1972 - Dita Von Teese, American burlesque artist

 The Nobel Prize in Literature 1954

Ernest Miller Hemingway

for his mastery of the art of narrative, most recently demonstrated in The Old Man and the Sea, and for the influence that he has exerted on contemporary style


Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1954

On the Waterfront
directed by Elia Kazan
with Marlon Brando (Terry Malloy) and Eva Marie Saint (Edie Doyle)

Designed in 1954

The Butterfly stool
by Sori Yanagi


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