kakorama: a ride into the past


October 15th, 1944...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"I'll Walk Alone"
by Dinah Shore

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Marshal Tito

(TIME Cover: October the 9th, 1944)

 Famous people born on the 15th of October:

70 BC - Virgil, Roman poet (d. 19 BC)
1542 - Akbar, Jellaladin Mahommed, Mughal Emperor (died 160
1844 - Friedrich Nietzsche, German philosopher (d. 1900)
1893 - King Carol II of Romania (d. 1953)
1915 - Yitzhak Shamir, Israeli politician
1926 - Michel Foucault, French philosopher (d. 1984)
1946 - Richard Carpenter, American musician (Carpenters)
1959 - Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York
1964 - Roberto Vittori, Italian astronaut
1968 - Didier Deschamps, French football player
2005 - Prince Christian of Denmark, Prince of Denmark

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1944

Isidor Isaac Rabi

for his resonance method for recording the magnetic properties of atomic nuclei

Columbia University - New York, NY, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1944

Going My Way
directed by Leo McCarey
with Bing Crosby (Father O'Malley) and Barry Fitzgerald (Father Fitzgibbon)

Designed in 1944

The Captain Chairs N 20
by George Nakashima


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