kakorama: a ride into the past


January 23rd, 1945...

Today is Tuesday !

 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: Harry Hopkins

(TIME Cover: January the 22nd, 1945)

 Famous people born on the 23rd of January:

1783 - Stendhal, French writer (d. 1842)
1832 - Edouard Manet, French artist (d. 1883)
1876 - Otto Diels, German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1954)
1896 - Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (d. 1985)
1910 - Django Reinhardt, Belgian guitarist (d. 1953)
1957 - Princess Caroline of Monaco

 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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