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March 11th, 1939...

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TIME Magazine: Josef Beck

(TIME Cover: March the 6th, 1939)

 Famous people born on the 11th of March:

1725 - Henry Benedict Stuart, pretender to the throne of Great Britain (d. 1807)
1899 - Frederick IX of Denmark (d. 1972), Danish King
1920 - Nicolaas Bloembergen, Dutch physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
1931 - Rupert Murdoch, Australian-born publisher and entrepreneur
1955 - Nina Hagen, German singer

 The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1939

Adolf Friedrich Johann Butenandt

for his work on sex hormones

Berlin University - Berlin, Germany

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1939

Gone with the Wind
directed by Victor Fleming
with Clark Gable (Rhett Butler) and Vivien Leigh (Scarlett O'Hara)

Designed in 1939

The PH lamp
by Poul Henningsen


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