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November 27th, 1943...

Today is Saturday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Paper Doll"
by Mills Brothers

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Donald W. Douglas

(TIME Cover: November the 22nd, 1943)

 Famous people born on the 27th of November:

1127 - Emperor Xiaozong of China (d. 1194)
1701 - Anders Celsius, Swedish inventor and astronomer (d. 1744)
1746 - Robert Livingston, signer of the United States Declaration of Independence (d. 1813)
1843 - Elizabeth Stride, victim of Jack the Ripper (d. 1888)
1874 - Chaim Weizmann, 1st President of Israel (d. 1952)
1897 - Vito Genovese, American mafioso (d. 1969)
1940 - Bruce Lee, American actor and martial artist (d. 1973)
1942 - Jimi Hendrix, American guitarist (d. 1970)
1952 - Daryl Stuermer, American guitarist (Genesis)
1959 - Charlie Burchill, Scottish guitarist and keyboardist (Simple Minds)

 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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