kakorama: a ride into the past


September 20th, 1945...

Today is Thursday !

 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: James F. Byrnes

(TIME Cover: September the 17th, 1945)

 Famous people born on the 20th of September:

1853 - Chulalongkorn, Rama V, King of Thailand (d. 1910)
1873 - Sidney Olcott, Canadian film director (d. 1949)
1925 - Ananda Mahidol, King of Thailand (d. 1946)
1934 - Sophia Loren, Italian actress
1941 - Dale Chihuly, American glass artist
1975 - Asia Argento, Italian 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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