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July 1st, 1936...

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TIME Magazine: Sir Samuel Hoare

(TIME Cover: June the 29th, 1936)

 Famous people born on the 1st of July:

1481 - Christian II of Denmark, Sweden and Norway (d. 1559)
1506 - Louis II of Hungary and Bohemia (d. 1526)
1534 - Frederick II of Denmark (d. 1588)
1646 - Gottfried Leibniz, German mathematician (d. 1716)
1804 - George Sand, French writer (d. 1876)
1906 - Estée Lauder, American entrepreneur (d. 2004)
1931 - Leslie Caron, French actress
1934 - Sydney Pollack, American film director
1945 - Deborah Harry, American musician, (Blondie)
1951 - Fred Schneider, American singer (The B-52's)
1961 - Diana, Princess of Wales, (d. 1997)
1961 - Carl Lewis, American athlete
1967 - Pamela Anderson, Canadian 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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