kakorama: a ride into the past


June 14th, 1941...

Today is Saturday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Maria Elena"
by Jimmy Dorsey

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Benito Mussolini

(TIME Cover: June the 9th, 1941)

 Famous people born on the 14th of June:

1444 (O.S.) - Nilakantha Somayaji, Indian mathematician (d. 1544)
1529 (O.S.) - Archduke Ferdinand II of Austria (d. 1595)
1864 - Alois Alzheimer, German physician (d. 1915)
1894 - Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (d. 1924)
1925 - Pierre Salinger, John F. Kennedy's Press Secretary (d. 2004)
1928 - Che Guevara, Argentine-born revolutionary (d. 1967)
1949 - Alan White, British Drummer (Yes)
1961 - Boy George, British singer (Culture Club)
1969 - Steffi Graf, German tennis player

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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