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March 14th, 1939...

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TIME Magazine: William R. Hearst

(TIME Cover: March the 13th, 1939)

 Famous people born on the 14th of March:

1681 - Georg Philipp Telemann, German composer (d. 1767)
1804 - Johann Strauß, Sr., Austrian composer (d. 1849)
1844 - King Umberto I of Italy (d. 1900)
1879 - Albert Einstein, German-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1955)
1933 - Quincy Jones, American music producer and composer
1958 - Albert II, Prince of Monaco

 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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