kakorama: a ride into the past


May 17th, 1942...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by Jimmy Dorsey

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Maxim Litvinoff

(TIME Cover: May the 11th, 1942)

 Famous people born on the 17th of May:

1866 - Erik Satie, French composer (d. 1925)
1886 - Alfonso XIII of Spain (d. 1941)
1904 - Jean Gabin, French actor (d. 1976)
1959 - Paul Di'Anno, English singer (Iron Maiden)
1961 - Enya, Irish singer and songwriter
1971 - Princess Máxima of the Netherlands
1974 - Andrea Corr, Irish singer (The Corrs)
1982 - Tony Parker, French-American basketball player

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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