kakorama: a ride into the past


May 13th, 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: Admiral Karl Doenitz

(TIME Cover: May the 10th, 1943)

 Famous people born on the 13th of May:

1655 - Pope Innocent XIII (d. 1724)
1717 - Empress Maria Theresa of Austria (d. 1780)
1753 - Lazare Carnot, French general, politician, and mathematician (d. 1823)
1792 - Pope Pius IX (d. 1878)
1882 - Georges Braque, French painter (d. 1963)
1939 - Harvey Keitel, American actor
1950 - Stevie Wonder, American singer and musician
1951 - Paul Thompson, British rock drummer (Roxy Music)
1979 - Prince Carl Philip of Sweden

 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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