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March 5th, 1939...

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TIME Magazine: Ignace Jan Paderewski

(TIME Cover: February the 27th, 1939)

 Famous people born on the 5th of March:

1133 - King Henry II of England (d. 1189)
1324 - King David II of Scotland (d. 1371)
1898 - Zhou Enlai, Premier of the People's Republic of China (d. 1976)
1918 - James Tobin, American economist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2002)
1942 - Felipe González Márquez, Prime Minister of Spain

 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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