kakorama: a ride into the past


June 27th, 1943...

Today is Sunday !

 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: Benito Mussolini

(TIME Cover: June the 21st, 1943)

 Famous people born on the 27th of June:

1040 - King Ladislaus I of Hungary (d. 1095)
1350 - Manuel II Palaeologus, Eastern Roman Emperor
1462 - King Louis XII of France (d. 1515)
1550 - King Charles IX of France (d. 1574)
1880 - Helen Keller, American spokeswoman for the deaf and blind (d. 1968)
1884 - Gaston Bachelard, French philosopher and poet (d. 1962)
1941 - Krzysztof Kieslowski, Polish film director (d. 1996)
1942 - Bruce Johnston, American singer/songwriter, member of The Beach Boys
1955 - Isabelle Adjani, French actress
1985 - Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russian tennis player

 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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