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March 22nd, 1944...

Today is Wednesday !

 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: Nikolai Voronov

(TIME Cover: March the 20th, 1944)

 Famous people born on the 22nd of March:

1212 - Emperor Go-Horikawa of Japan (d. 1234)
1459 - Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1519)
1609 - King John II Casimir of Poland (d. 1672)
1797 - King Wilhelm I of Germany (d. 1888)
1887 - Chico Marx, American comedian and actor (d. 1961)
1923 - Marcel Marceau, French Mime

 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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