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January 10th, 1945...

Today is Wednesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Don't Fence Me In"
by Bing Crosby and The Andrews Sisters

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Anita Colby

(TIME Cover: January the 8th, 1945)

 Famous people born on the 10th of January:

1480 - Margaret of Austria, Regent of the Netherlands (d. 1530)
1836 - Charles Ingalls, father of Laura Ingalls Wilder (d. 1902)
1865 - Mary Ingalls, elder sister of Laura Ingalls Wilder (d. 1928)
1869 - Grigori Rasputin, Russian monk (d. 1916)
1883 - Aleksei Nikolaevich Tolstoi, Russian writer (d. 1945)
1913 - Gustáv Husák, President of Czechoslovakia (d. 1991)
1916 - Sune Bergström, Swedish biochemist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 2004)
1930 - Roy Edward Disney, American film executive
1944 - Frank Sinatra, Jr., American singer
1945 - Rod Stewart, English singer
1953 - Pat Benatar, American singer

 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1945

Sir Alexander Fleming

with Ernst Boris Chain and Sir Howard Walter Florey, for the discovery of penicillin and its curative effect in various infectious diseases

United Kingdom
London University - London, United Kingdom

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1945

The Lost Weekend
directed by Billy Wilder
with Ray Milland (Don Birnam)

Designed in 1945

The Silver Streak Iron
by Designer unknown


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