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November 10th, 1943...

Today is Wednesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Paper Doll"
by Mills Brothers

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Admiral Mineichi Koga

(TIME Cover: November the 8th, 1943)

 Famous people born on the 10th of November:

1483 - Martin Luther, German protestant reformer (d. 1546)
1683 - George II of Great Britain (d. 1760)
1888 - Andrei Tupolev, Russian aircraft designer (d. 1972)
1919 - Mikhail Timofeevich Kalashnikov, Russian inventor
1925 - Richard Burton, Welsh actor (d. 1984)
1928 - Ennio Morricone, Italian composer
1933 - Ronald Evans, American astronaut (d. 1990)
1954 - Mario Cipollina, American bass player (Huey Lewis & the News)

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1943

Otto Stern

for his contribution to the development of the molecular ray method and his discovery of the magnetic moment of the proton

Carnegie Institute of Technology Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1943

directed by Michael Curtiz
with Humphrey Bogart (Rick Blane) and Claude Rains (Captain Louis Renault)

Designed in 1943

The Settee
by Finn Juhl


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