kakorama: a ride into the past


July 12th, 1945...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Sentimental Journey"
by Les Brown

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Fred M. Vinson

(TIME Cover: July the 9th, 1945)

 Famous people born on the 12th of July:

100 BC - Julius Caesar, Roman military and political leader (d. 44 BC)
1394 - Ashikaga Yoshinori, Japanese shogun (d. 1441)
1596 - Tsar Michael I of Russia (d. 1645)
1824 - Eugène Boudin, French painter (d. 1898)
1870 - Louis II of Monaco (d. 1949)
1884 - Amedeo Modigliani, Italian painter and sculptor (d. 1920)
1904 - Pablo Neruda, Chilean poet, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1973)
1937 - Bill Cosby, American comedian and actor

 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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