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September 14th, 1944...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Swinging on a Star"
by Bing Crosby

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Leroy Randle Grumman

(TIME Cover: September the 11th, 1944)

 Famous people born on the 14th of September:

1486 - Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa, German alchemist (d. 1535)
1737 - Michael Haydn, Austrian composer (d. 1806)
1849 - Ivan Pavlov, Russian scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1936)
1898 - Hal B. Wallis, American film producer (d. 1986)
1920 - Alberto Calderón, Argentine mathematician (d. 1998)
1959 - Morten Harket, Norwegian singer (a-ha)
1973 - Nas, American rapper

 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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