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November 12th, 1946...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Rumors are Flying"
by Frankie Carle

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Helen Traubel

(TIME Cover: November the 11th, 1946)

 Famous people born on the 12th of November:

1840 - Auguste Rodin, French sculptor (d. 1917)
1866 - Sun Yat-sen, first President of the Republic of China (d. 1925)
1915 - Roland Barthes, French critic and writer (d. 1980)
1929 - Grace Kelly, Princess Grace of Monaco, American actress (d. 1982)
1936 - Mort Shuman, American songwriter and singer (d. 1991)
1945 - Neil Young, Canadian singer, songwriter, and musician
1961 - Nadia Comaneci, Romanian gymnast

 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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