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September 24th, 1942...

Today is Thursday !

 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 24th of September:

15 - Vitellius, Roman Emperor (d. 69)
1501 - Gerolamo Cardano, Italian mathematician (d. 1576)
1534 - Guru Ram Das, fourth Sikh Guru (d. 1581)
1724 - Sir Arthur Guinness, Irish brewer (d. 1803)
1857 - Richard Mansfield, German-born actor (d. 1907)
1911 - Konstantin Chernenko, Soviet premier (d. 1985)
1930 - John W. Young, American astronaut
1951 - Pedro Almodóvar, Spanish movie director

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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