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June 10th, 1944...

Today is Saturday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"I'll Get By (As Long As I Have You)"
by Harry James

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Sir Harold Alexander

(TIME Cover: June the 5th, 1944)

 Famous people born on the 10th of June:

1213 - Fakhruddin 'Iraqi, Persian philosopher
1819 - Gustave Courbet, French painter (d. 1877)
1897 - Grand Duchess Tatiana of Russia (d. 1918)
1922 - Judy Garland, American musical actress (d. 1969)
1923 - Robert Maxwell, Slovakian-born newspaperman (d. 1991)
1982 - Princess Madeleine of Sweden

 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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