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May 15th, 1937...

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TIME Magazine: Matt Winn

(TIME Cover: May the 10th, 1937)

 Famous people born on the 15th of May:

1567 - (baptism) Claudio Monteverdi, Italian composer (d. 1643)
1859 - Pierre Curie, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1906)
1898 - Arletty, French model and actress (d. 1992)
1937 - Madeleine Albright, 64th American Secretary of State
1948 - Brian Eno, English musician and record producer
1953 - Mike Oldfield, English composer
1959 - Andrew Eldritch, English singer and songwriter (The Sisters of Mercy)

 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1937

Albert von Szent-Györgyi Nagyrapolt

for his discoveries in connection with the biological combustion processes, with special reference to vitamin C and the catalysis of fumaric acid

Szeged University - Szeged, Hungary

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1937

The Life of Emile Zola
directed by William Dieterle
with Paul Muni (emile Zola) and Joseph Schildkraut (Captain Alfred Dreyfus)

Designed in 1937

The Hassock for Wingspread
by Frank Lloyd Wright


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