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October 28th, 1944...

Today is Saturday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"You Always Hurt the One You Love"
by Mills Brothers

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Thomas E. Dewey

(TIME Cover: October the 23rd, 1944)

 Famous people born on the 28th of October:

1793 - Eliphalet Remington, American firearms manufacturer (d. 1861)
1885 (O.S.) - Velimir Khlebnikov, Russian poet (d. 1922)
1909 - Francis Bacon, Anglo-Irish painter (d. 1992)
1941 - Hank Marvin, English guitarist
1955 - Bill Gates, American software pioneer
1956 - Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President of Iran
1963 - Eros Ramazzotti, Italian singer
1967 - Julia Roberts, American actres
1967 - Sophie, Hereditary Princess of Liechtenstein

 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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