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July 3rd, 1943...

Today is Saturday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Comin' in on a Wing and a Prayer"
by The Song Spinners

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Bernard Baruch

(TIME Cover: June the 28th, 1943)

 Famous people born on the 3rd of July:

1423 - King Louis XI of France (d. 1483)
1442 - Emperor Go-Tsuchimikado of Japan (d. 1500)
1883 - Franz Kafka, Czech writer (d. 1924)
1935 - Harrison Schmitt, astronaut
1957 - Laura Branigan, American singer (d. 2004)
1960 - Vince Clarke, British songwriter (Depeche Mode, Yazoo, and Erasure)
1962 - Tom Cruise, American actor

 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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