kakorama: a ride into the past


June 6th, 1944...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"I Love You"
by Bing Crosby

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Sir Harold Alexander

(TIME Cover: June the 5th, 1944)

 Famous people born on the 6th of June:

1436 - Regiomontanus, German mathematician (d. 1476)
1502 - King John III of Portugal (d. 1557)
1599 - Diego Velázquez, Spanish painter (d. 1660)
1606 - Pierre Corneille, French dramatist (d. 1684)
1714 - King Joseph I of Portugal (d. 1777)
1872 - Tsarina Alexandra of Russia (d. 1918)
1934 - King Albert II of Belgium
1952 - Yukihiro Takahashi, Japanese musician and singer (Yellow Magic Orchestra)
1956 - Björn Borg, Swedish tennis player

 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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