kakorama: a ride into the past


March 21st, 1943...

Today is Sunday !

 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: Elmer Davis

(TIME Cover: March the 15th, 1943)

 Famous people born on the 21st of March:

1685 - Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer (d. 1750)
1713 - Francis Lewis, American signer of the Declaration of Independence (d. 1803)
1768 - Joseph Fourier, French mathematician (d. 1830)
1904 - Forrest Mars Sr., American candymaker (d. 1999)
1946 - Timothy Dalton, Welsh actor
1958 - Gary Oldman, English actor
1967 - Maxim Reality, British MC (The Prodigy)

 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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