kakorama: a ride into the past


June 28th, 1941...

Today is Saturday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"My Sister and I"
by Jimmy Dorsey

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Rear Admiral Towers

(TIME Cover: June the 23rd, 1941)

 Famous people born on the 28th of June:

1243 - Emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (d. 1304)
1476 - Pope Paul IV (d. 1559)
1491 - King Henry VIII of England (d. 1547)
1577 - Peter Paul Rubens, Belgian painter (d. 1640)
1712 - Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Swiss philosopher (d. 1778)
1926 - Mel Brooks, American filmmaker
1945 - David Knights, bass guitarist (Procul Harum)
1971 - Fabien Barthez, French footballer

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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