kakorama: a ride into the past


November 9th, 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: Admiral Mineichi Koga

(TIME Cover: November the 8th, 1943)

 Famous people born on the 9th of November:

1841 - King Edward VII of the United Kingdom (d. 1910)
1877 - Allama Iqbal, Indian National poet of Pakistan (d. 1938)
1889 - Jean Monnet, French internationalist (d. 1979)
1913 - Hedy Lamarr, Austrian actress and inventor (d. 2000)
1934 - Carl Sagan, American astronomer and writer (d. 1996)
1951 - Lou Ferrigno, American bodybuilder and actor (Incredible Hulk tv series)
1955 - Karen Dotrice, British actress, famous for Mary Poppins

 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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