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June 10th, 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: Sir Arthur T. Harris

(TIME Cover: June the 7th, 1943)

 Famous people born on the 10th of June:

1213 - Fakhruddin 'Iraqi, Persian philosopher
1819 - Gustave Courbet, French painter (d. 1877)
1897 - Grand Duchess Tatiana of Russia (d. 1918)
1922 - Judy Garland, American musical actress (d. 1969)
1923 - Robert Maxwell, Slovakian-born newspaperman (d. 1991)
1982 - Princess Madeleine 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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