kakorama: a ride into the past


June 19th, 1943...

Today is Saturday !

 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 19th of June:

1301 - Prince Morikuni, Japanese shogun (d. 1333)
1566 - King James I of England and VI of Scotland (d. 1625)
1623 - Blaise Pascal, French mathematician and philosopher (d. 1662)
1764 - José Gervasio Artigas, father of Uruguay (d. 1850)
1896 - Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor (d. 1986)
1922 - Aage Niels Bohr, Danish physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
1933 - Viktor Patsayev, cosmonaut
1947 - Salman Rushdie, Indian author
1962 - Paula Abdul, American singer

 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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