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June 15th, 1943...

Today is Tuesday !

 
 
 Number-one song in the charts today


In the USA:

"Taking a Chance on Love"
by Benny Goodman

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Harold D. Smith

(TIME Cover: June the 14th, 1943)

 Famous people born on the 15th of June:

1330 - Edward the Black Prince, Prince of Wales (d. 1376)
1594 - Nicolas Poussin, French painter (d. 1665)
1914 - Yuri Andropov, General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (d. 1984
1943 - Johnny Hallyday, French singer and actor
1946 - Demis Roussos, Greek singer
1964 - Courteney Cox, American actress

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1943


Otto Stern
1888-1969

for his contribution to the development of the molecular ray method and his discovery of the magnetic moment of the proton

USA
Carnegie Institute of Technology Pittsburgh, PA, USA



Photo: nobelprize.org


     
Oscar of the best picture in 1943

Casablanca
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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