kakorama: a ride into the past


November 5th, 1943...

Today is Friday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Pistol Packin' Mama"
by Al Dexter

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Governor Thomas E. Dewey

(TIME Cover: November the 1st, 1943)

 Famous people born on the 5th of November:

1271 - Mahmud Ghazan, Mongol ruler (d. 1304)
1615 - Ibrahim I, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1648)
1854 - Paul Sabatier, French chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1941)
1913 - Vivien Leigh, English actress (d. 1967)
1917 - Jacqueline Auriol, French aviatrix (d. 2000)
1921 - Fawzia of Egypt, Queen of Iran
1941 - Art Garfunkel, American musician
1959 - Bryan Adams, Canadian musician
1971 - Jonny Greenwood, guitarist (Radiohead)

 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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