kakorama: a ride into the past


November 14th, 1945...

Today is Wednesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Till the End of Time"
by Perry Como

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Spruille Braden

(TIME Cover: November the 5th, 1945)

 Famous people born on the 14th of November:

1650 - King William III of England (d. 1702)
1719 - Leopold Mozart, Austrian composer (d. 1787)
1765 - Robert Fulton, American inventor (d. 1815)
1840 - Claude Monet, French painter (d. 1926)
1933 - Fred Haise, American astronaut
1935 - King Hussein of Jordan (d. 1999)
1948 - Charles, Prince of Wales
1954 - Condoleezza Rice, United States Secretary of State

 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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