kakorama: a ride into the past


October 26th, 1941...

Today is Sunday !

 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 26th of October:

1491 - Zhengde, Emperor of China (d. 1521)
1685 - Domenico Scarlatti, Italian composer (d. 1757)
1759 - Georges Jacques Danton, French Revolutionary leader (d. 1794)
1802 - King Miguel of Portugal (d. 1866)
1913 - Charlie Barnet, American jazz saxophonist and bandleader (d. 1991)
1916 - François Mitterrand, President of France (d. 1996)
1919 - Mohammad Reza Pahlavi of Iran, Shah of Iran (d. 1980)
1947 - Hillary Rodham Clinton, First Lady of the United States and United States Senator
1959 - Evo Morales, President of Bolivia

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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