kakorama: a ride into the past


September 26th, 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: Alfred P. Sloan

(TIME Cover: September the 24th, 1945)

 Famous people born on the 26th of September:

1870 - King Christian X of Denmark (d. 1947)
1889 - Martin Heidegger, German philosopher (d. 1976)
1897 - Pope Paul VI (d. 1978)
1898 - George Gershwin, American composer (d. 1937)
1907 - Anthony Blunt, English art historian and Soviet spy (d. 1983)
1936 - Winnie Mandela, South African anti-apartheid activist
1945 - Bryan Ferry, British singer
1972 - Shawn Stockman, American R&B singer (Boyz II Men)
1981 - Serena Williams, American tennis player

 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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