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September 21st, 1942...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"(I've Got a Gal in) Kalamazoo"
by Glenn Miller

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Field Marshal von Bock

(TIME Cover: September the 21st, 1942)

 Famous people born on the 21st of September:

1328 - Hongwu Emperor of China (d. 1398)
1415 - Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1493)
1428 - Jingtai Emperor of China (d. 1457)
1840 - Murad V, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1904)
1842 - Abd-ul-Hamid II, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1918)
1866 - H. G. Wells, English writer (d. 1946)
1931 - Larry Hagman, American actor
1934 - Leonard Cohen, Canadian singer and songwriter
1941 - R. James Woolsey, Jr., CIA director
1947 - Stephen King, American author
1947 - Don Felder, American guitarist (Eagles)
1951 - Aslan Maskhadov, Chechen rebel leader (d. 2005)
1957 - Ethan Coen, American film director
1972 - Liam Gallagher, British singer (Oasis)

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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