kakorama: a ride into the past


September 29th, 1944...

Today is Friday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Swinging on a Star"
by Bing Crosby

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Lieutenant General Lee

(TIME Cover: September the 25th, 1944)

 Famous people born on the 29th of September:

106 BC - Pompey the Great, consul of Rome (d. 48 BC)
1547 - Miguel de Cervantes, Spanish author (d. 1616)
1703 - François Boucher, French painter (d. 1770)
1864 - Alexandra Kitchin, British model for Lewis Carroll (d. 1925)
1901 - Enrico Fermi, Italian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1954)
1912 - Michelangelo Antonioni, Italian film director
1932 - Robert Benton, American screenwriter and director
1935 - Jerry Lee Lewis, American musician
1936 - Silvio Berlusconi, former Prime Minister of Italy
1943 - Lech Walesa, President of Poland, Nobel Peace Prize winner
1951 - Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile

 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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