kakorama: a ride into the past


October 29th, 1940...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Only Forever"
by Bing Crosby

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Ethel Merman

(TIME Cover: October the 28th, 1940)

 Famous people born on the 29th of October:

1017 - Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1056)
1917 - Eddie Constantine, American actor/singer (d. 1993)
1930 - Niki de Saint Phalle, French sculptor (d. 2002)
1955 - Roger O'Donnell, English musician (The Cure)
1971 - Winona Ryder, American actress

Oscar of the best picture in 1940

directed by Alfred Hitchcock
with Laurence Olivier (Maxim de Winter) and Joan Fontaine (Mrs de Winter)

Designed in 1940

The Pelican chair
by Finn Juhl


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