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March 11th, 1943...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"I've Heard That Song Before"
by Harry James

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Harry S. Truman

(TIME Cover: March the 8th, 1943)

 Famous people born on the 11th of March:

1725 - Henry Benedict Stuart, pretender to the throne of Great Britain (d. 1807)
1899 - Frederick IX of Denmark (d. 1972), Danish King
1920 - Nicolaas Bloembergen, Dutch physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
1931 - Rupert Murdoch, Australian-born publisher and entrepreneur
1955 - Nina Hagen, German singer

 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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