kakorama: a ride into the past


November 7th, 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 7th of November:

994 - Ibn Hazm, Arab philosopher (d. 1069)
1867 - Marie Curie, Polish-born chemist and physicist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in physics and in chemistry (d. 1934)
1879 - Leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary (d. 1940)
1913 - Albert Camus, French writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1960)
1927 - Hiroshi Yamauchi, Japanese computer game executive
1960 - Tommy Thayer, American guitarist (KISS)
1964 - Dana Plato, American actress (d. 1999)
1967 - Sharleen Spiteri Scottish singer and songwriter (Texas)
1969 - Hélène Grimaud, French pianist
1970 - Neil Hannon, Northern Irish musician (The Divine Comedy)

 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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