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November 30th, 1943...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Paper Doll"
by Mills Brothers

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Franklin D. Roosevelt, President

(TIME Cover: November the 29th, 1943)

 Famous people born on the 30th of November:

1781 - Alexander Berry, British adventurer (d. 1873)
1810 - Oliver Winchester, American gunsmith (d. 1880)
1835 - Samuel Clemens (aka Mark Twain), American writer (d. 1910)
1874 - Sir Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1965)
1912 - Gordon Parks, American photographer, film director, composer and writer (d. 2006)
1936 - Abbie Hoffman, American activist (d. 1989)
1937 - Ridley Scott, British film director
1945 - Roger Glover, British bassist (Deep Purple)
1955 - Billy Idol, British musician

 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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