kakorama: a ride into the past


May 20th, 1942...

Today is Wednesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by Jimmy Dorsey

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Admiral Chester Nimitz

(TIME Cover: May the 18th, 1942)

 Famous people born on the 20th of May:

1799 - Honoré de Balzac, French novelist (d. 1850)
1883 - King Faisal I of Iraq (d. 1933)
1894 - Chandrashekarendra Saraswati, Indian Hindu sage, Jivanmukta (d. 1994)
1915 - Moshe Dayan, Israeli general (d. 1981)
1918 - Edward B. Lewis, American geneticist, Nobel laureate (d. 2004)
1944 - Joe Cocker, British singer
1946 - Cher, American singer

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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