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June 4th, 1944...

Today is Sunday !

 
 
 Number-one song in the charts today


In the USA:

"I Love You"
by Bing Crosby

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Charles De Gaulle

(TIME Cover: May the 29th, 1944)

 Famous people born on the 4th of June:

460 BC - Hippocrates, Greek historian (d. 370, BC)
470 BC - Socrates, Greek philosopher (d. 399 BC)
1738 - King George III of Great Britain (d. 1820)
1821 - Apollon Maykov, Russian poet (d. 1897)
1966 - Cecilia Bartoli, Italian mezzo-soprano
1975 - Angelina Jolie, American actress

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1944


Isidor Isaac Rabi
1989-1988

for his resonance method for recording the magnetic properties of atomic nuclei

USA
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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