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November 1st, 1946...

Today is Friday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Rumors are Flying"
by Frankie Carle

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Governor Ed Martin

(TIME Cover: October the 28th, 1946)

 Famous people born on the 1st of November:

846 - Louis the Stammerer, King of West Francia (d. 879)
1778 - Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (d. 1837)
1878 - Carlos Saavedra Lamas, Argentine politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1959)
1946 - Ric Grech, English rock bassist (Family, Ginger Baker's Air Force, Traffic) (d. 1990)
1951 - Ronald Bell, American singer and saxophonist (Kool & the Gang)
1962 - Anthony Kiedis, American singer (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
1967 - Tina Arena, Australian singer

 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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