kakorama: a ride into the past


January 16th, 1946...

Today is Wednesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by Freddy Martin

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Robert E. Gross

(TIME Cover: January the 14th, 1946)

 Famous people born on the 16th of January:

1409 - René I of Naples (d. 1480)
1477 - Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547)
1853 - Andre Michelin, French industrialist (d. 1931)
1932 - Dian Fossey, American zoologist (d. 1985)
1952 - King Fuad II of Egypt
1959 - Sade, Nigerian-born singer
1962 - Paul Webb, British musician (Talk Talk)
1974 - Kate Moss, English model

 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1946

Hermann Joseph Muller

for the discovery of the production of mutations by means of X-ray irradiation

Indiana University - Bloomington, IN, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1946

The Best Years of Our Lives
directed by William Wyler
with Fredric March (Al Stephenson) and Harold Russell (Homer Parrish)

Designed in 1946

The Radio - Walnut and bakelite
by Charles Eames


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