kakorama: a ride into the past


August 10th, 1941...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by Sammy Kaye

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Charles De Gaulle

(TIME Cover: August the 4th, 1941)

 Famous people born on the 10th of August:

1267 - King James II of Aragon (d. 1327)
1397 - Albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1439)
1560 - Hieronymus Praetorius, German composer (d. 1629)
1909 - Leo Fender, American luthier (d. 1991)
1943 - Ronnie Spector, American singer (Ronettes)
1959 - Rosanna Arquette, American model and actress
1960 - Antonio Banderas, Spanish actor
1961 - Jon Farriss, Australian musician (INXS)

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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