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May 22nd, 1943...

Today is Saturday !

 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: Major General George

(TIME Cover: May the 17th, 1943)

 Famous people born on the 22nd of May:

1813 - Richard Wagner, German composer (d. 1883)
1907 - Hergé, Belgian comic book creator (d. 1983)
1907 - Sir Laurence Olivier, English actor and director (d. 1989)
1924 - Charles Aznavour, French singer, actor, and composer
1925 - Jean Tinguely, Swiss artist (d. 1991)
1959 - Morrissey, English singer
1970 - Naomi Campbell, English model 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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