kakorama: a ride into the past


July 12th, 1942...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Sleepy Lagoon"
by Harry James

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: The American Flag

(TIME Cover: July the 6th, 1942)

 Famous people born on the 12th of July:

100 BC - Julius Caesar, Roman military and political leader (d. 44 BC)
1394 - Ashikaga Yoshinori, Japanese shogun (d. 1441)
1596 - Tsar Michael I of Russia (d. 1645)
1824 - Eugène Boudin, French painter (d. 1898)
1870 - Louis II of Monaco (d. 1949)
1884 - Amedeo Modigliani, Italian painter and sculptor (d. 1920)
1904 - Pablo Neruda, Chilean poet, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1973)
1937 - Bill Cosby, American comedian and actor

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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