kakorama: a ride into the past


September 25th, 1942...

Today is Friday !

 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 25th of September:

1358 - Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, Japanese shogun (d. 1408)
1525 - Steven Borough, English explorer (d. 1584)
1644 - Ole Rømer, Danish astronomer (d. 1710)
1711 - Qianlong Emperor of China (d. 1799)
1764 - Fletcher Christian, English Bounty mutineer (d. 1793)
1897 - William Faulkner, American writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1962)
1906 - Dmitri Shostakovich, Russian composer (d. 1975)
1932 - Adolfo Suárez, Prime Minister of Spain
1943 - Robert Gates, American director of the Central Intelligence Agency
1944 - Michael Douglas, American actor and producer
1952 - Christopher Reeve, American actor and activist (d. 2004)
1955 - Steven Severin, British musician (Siouxsie & the Banshees)
1969 - Catherine Zeta-Jones, Welsh actress

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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