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November 29th, 1945...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"It's Been a Long, Long Time"
by Harry James

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: H.T. Webster

(TIME Cover: November the 26th, 1945)

 Famous people born on the 29th of November:

1427 - Zhengtong, Emperor of China (d. 1464)
1825 - Jean-Martin Charcot, French neurologist (d. 1893)
1895 - Busby Berkeley, American film director, and choreographer (d. 1976)
1932 - Jacques Chirac, President of France
1953 - Alex Grey, American artist
1954 - Joel Coen, American film director, producer, and writer
1958 - Michael Dempsey, American musician (The Cure)

 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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