kakorama: a ride into the past


December 15th, 1942...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"White Christmas"
by Bing Crosby

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Admiral William Halsey

(TIME Cover: November the 30th, 1942)

 Famous people born on the 15th of December:

37 - Nero, Roman Emperor of the Julio-Claudian dynasty (d. 68)
1859 - L. L. Zamenhof, Russian initiator of Esperanto (d. 1917)
1912 - Ray Eames, American designer (d. 1988)
1939 - Cindy Birdsong, American singer (The Supremes)
1949 - Don Johnson, American actor
1955 - Paul Simonon, British musician (The Clash)
1973 - Surya Bonaly, French-born American figure skater

Oscar of the best picture in 1942

Mrs. Miniver
directed by William Wyler
with Walter Pidgeon (Clem Miniver) and Greer Garson (Kay Miniver)

Designed in 1942

The Stool
by Mogens Lassen


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