kakorama: a ride into the past


October 23rd, 1941...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Piano Concerto in B Flat"
by Freddy Martin

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Sir Frederick Bowhill

(TIME Cover: October the 20th, 1941)

 Famous people born on the 23rd of October:

1715 - Peter II of Russia (d. 1730)
1844 - Sarah Bernhardt, French actress (d. 1923)
1893 - Gummo Marx, American actor (d. 1977)
1905 - Felix Bloch, Swiss physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1983)
1940 - Pelé, Brazilian footballer
1951 - Fatmir Sejdiu, President of Kosovo
1991 - Princess Mako of Akishino of Japan

Oscar of the best picture in 1941

How Green Was My Valley
directed by John Ford
with Donald Crisp (Mr. Morgan) and Sara Allgood (Mrs. Morgan)

Designed in 1941

The Table lamp
by Paavo Tynell


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