kakorama: a ride into the past


September 23rd, 1945...

Today is Sunday !

 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 23rd of September:

480 BC - Euripides, Greek playwright (d. 406 BC)
63 BC - Augustus Caesar, Roman Emperor (d. 14)
1161 - Emperor Takakura of Japan (d. 1181)
1215 - Kublai Khan of the Mongol Empire (d. 1294)
1713 - King Ferdinand VI of Spain (d. 1759)
1740 - Empress Go-Sakuramachi of Japan (d. 1813)
1771 - Emperor Kokaku of Japan (d. 1840)
1861 - Robert Bosch, German inventor and industrialist (d. 1942)
1920 - Mickey Rooney, American actor
1926 - John Coltrane, American saxophonist (d. 1967)
1930 - Ray Charles, American musician (d. 2004)
1938 - Romy Schneider, Austrian actress (d. 1982)
1943 - Julio Iglesias, Spanish singer
1949 - Bruce Springsteen, American singer and songwriter
1961 - Willie McCool, American astronaut (d. 2003)

 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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