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May 22nd, 1936...

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TIME Magazine: Governor Alfred Landon

(TIME Cover: May the 18th, 1936)

 Famous people born on the 22nd of May:

1813 - Richard Wagner, German composer (d. 1883)
1907 - Hergé, Belgian comic book creator (d. 1983)
1907 - Sir Laurence Olivier, English actor and director (d. 1989)
1924 - Charles Aznavour, French singer, actor, and composer
1925 - Jean Tinguely, Swiss artist (d. 1991)
1959 - Morrissey, English singer
1970 - Naomi Campbell, English model and actress

 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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