kakorama: a ride into the past


July 1st, 1945...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Sentimental Journey"
by Les Brown

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Lieutenant General Lucius Clay

(TIME Cover: June the 25th, 1945)

 Famous people born on the 1st of July:

1481 - Christian II of Denmark, Sweden and Norway (d. 1559)
1506 - Louis II of Hungary and Bohemia (d. 1526)
1534 - Frederick II of Denmark (d. 1588)
1646 - Gottfried Leibniz, German mathematician (d. 1716)
1804 - George Sand, French writer (d. 1876)
1906 - Estée Lauder, American entrepreneur (d. 2004)
1931 - Leslie Caron, French actress
1934 - Sydney Pollack, American film director
1945 - Deborah Harry, American musician, (Blondie)
1951 - Fred Schneider, American singer (The B-52's)
1961 - Diana, Princess of Wales, (d. 1997)
1961 - Carl Lewis, American athlete
1967 - Pamela Anderson, Canadian model and actress

 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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