kakorama: a ride into the past


May 28th, 1941...

Today is Wednesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Amapola (Pretty Little Poppy)"
by Jimmy Dorsey

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Alain Darlan

(TIME Cover: May the 26th, 1941)

 Famous people born on the 28th of May:

1140 - Xin Qiji, Chinese poet (d. 1207)
1524 - Selim II, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1574)
1660 - King George I of Great Britain (d. 1727)
1738 - Joseph-Ignace Guillotin, French physician (d. 1814)
1944 - Rudy Giuliani, Mayor of New York City
1955 - John McGeoch, Scottish musician (Siouxsie and the Banshees) (d. 2004)
1962 - Roland Gift, English musician (Fine Young Cannibals)
1962 - James Michael Tyler, actor-best known as Gunther on 'Friends'.
1968 - Kylie Minogue, Australian actress and singer

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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