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May 10th, 1936...

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TIME Magazine: Torkild Rieber

(TIME Cover: May the 4th, 1936)

 Famous people born on the 10th of May:

563 BC - Siddhartha Gautama, later Buddha (d. 483 BC)
1265 - Emperor Fushimi of Japan (d. 1317)
1788 - Augustin-Jean Fresnel, French physicist (d. 1827)
1899 - Fred Astaire, American singer, dancer, and actor (d. 1987)
1902 - David O. Selznick, American film producer (d. 1965)
1957 - Sid Vicious, English bassist (The Sex Pistols) (d. 1979)
1960 - Bono, Irish singer (U2)
1965 - Linda Evangelista, Canadian Supermodel
1974 - Sylvain Wiltord, French footballer

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1936

Victor Franz Hess

for his discovery of cosmic radiation

Innsbruck University - Innsbruck, Austria

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1936

The Great Ziegfeld
directed by Robert Z. Leonard
with Luise Rainer (Anna Held)

Designed in 1936

The Cradle
by Jean Prouvé


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