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August 25th, 1935...

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TIME Magazine: Jean Harlow

(TIME Cover: August the 19th, 1935)

 Famous people born on the 25th of August:

1530 - Tsar Ivan IV of Russia (d. 1584)
1772 - King William I of the Netherlands (d. 1843)
1786 - King Ludwig I of Bavaria (d. 1868)
1819 - Allan Pinkerton, American private detective (d. 1884)
1845 - King Ludwig II of Bavaria (d. 1886)
1918 - Leonard Bernstein, American conductor, composer, educator and pianist (d. 1990)
1930 - Sir Sean Connery, British actor
1949 - Gene Simmons, Israeli-born bassist and singer (KISS)
1951 - Rob Halford, English singer (Judas Priest)
1954 - Elvis Costello, English musician
1958 - Tim Burton, American film director, producer, and screenwriter

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1935

James Chadwick

for the discovery of the neutron

United Kingdom
Liverpool University - Liverpool, United Kingdom

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1935

Mutiny on the Bounty
directed by Frank Lloyd
with Clark Gable, Charles Laughton and Fanchot Tone

Designed in 1935

The Anglepoise lamp
by Georges Carwardine


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