kakorama: a ride into the past


September 28th, 1940...

Today is Saturday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"I'll Never Smile Again"
by Tommy Dorsey

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Henry Wallace

(TIME Cover: September the 23rd, 1940)

 Famous people born on the 28th of September:

1601 - King Louis XIII of France (d. 1643)
1907 - Bhagat Singh, Indian freedom fighter (d. 1931)
1920 - William Conrad, American actor (d. 1994)
1922 - Arthur Penn, American director
1947 - Liz Torres, American actress and singer
1952 - Dumitru Prunariu, Romanian cosmonaut
1976 - Francesco Totti, Italian footballer

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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