kakorama: a ride into the past


March 19th, 1944...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Bésame Mucho (Kiss Me Much)"
by Jimmy Dorsey

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Senator Thomas Connally

(TIME Cover: March the 13th, 1944)

 Famous people born on the 19th of March:

1434 - Ashikaga Yoshikatsu, Japanese shogun (d. 1443)
1900 - Frédéric Joliot-Curie, French physicist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (d. 1958)
1933 - Philip Roth, American author
1936 - Ursula Andress, Swiss actress
1943 - Mario Monti, Italian politician
1947 - Glenn Close, American actress
1955 - Bruce Willis, American actor

 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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