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March 5th, 1942...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Moonlight Cocktail"
by Glenn Miller

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: General Yamashita

(TIME Cover: March the 2nd, 1942)

 Famous people born on the 5th of March:

1133 - King Henry II of England (d. 1189)
1324 - King David II of Scotland (d. 1371)
1898 - Zhou Enlai, Premier of the People's Republic of China (d. 1976)
1918 - James Tobin, American economist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2002)
1942 - Felipe González Márquez, Prime Minister of Spain

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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