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February 4th, 1943...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"There Are Such Things"
by Tommy Dorsey

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: General Montgomery

(TIME Cover: February the 1st, 1943)

 Famous people born on the 4th of February:

1688 - Pierre de Marivaux, French writer (d. 1763)
1881 - Fernand Léger, French painter (d. 1955)
1902 - Charles Lindbergh, American pilot (d. 1974)
1948 - Alice Cooper, American musician
1953 - Kitaro, Japanese composer
1975 - Natalie Imbruglia, Australian musician and actress

 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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