kakorama: a ride into the past


January 26th, 1946...

Today is Saturday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!"
by Vaughn Monroe

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Philip Murray

(TIME Cover: January the 21st, 1946)

 Famous people born on the 26th of January:

1497 - Emperor Go-Nara of Japan (d. 1557)
1714 - Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor (d. 1785)
1857 - the 12th Dalai Lama (d. 1875)
1908 - Stéphane Grappelli, French jazz violinist (d. 1997)
1918 - Nicolae Ceaucescu, Romanian dictator (d. 1989)
1925 - Paul Newman, American actor
1928 - Roger Vadim, French film director and actor (d. 2000)
1955 - Eddie Van Halen, Dutch-born musicia

 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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