kakorama: a ride into the past


October 9th, 1944...

Today is Monday !

 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: Marshal Tito

(TIME Cover: October the 9th, 1944)

 Famous people born on the 9th of October:

1261 - King Dinis of Portugal (d. 1325)
1328 - King Peter I of Cyprus (d. 1369)
1757 - King Charles X of France (d. 1836)
1835 - Camille Saint-Saëns, French composer (d. 1921)
1906 - Léopold Sédar Senghor, Senegalese poet and politician (d. 2001)
1935 - Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, member of the British Royal Family
1940 - John Lennon, British musician and songwriter (The Beatles) (d. 1980)
1944 - John Entwistle, British musician (The Who) (d. 2002)
1969 - P.J. Harvey, English musician

 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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