kakorama: a ride into the past


November 13th, 1946...

Today is Wednesday !

 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 13th of November:

1312 - King Edward III of England (d. 1377)
1504 - Philipp I of Hesse (d. 1567)
1760 - Jiaqing, Emperor of China (d. 1820)
1848 - Albert I, Prince of Monaco (d. 1922)
1938 - Jean Seberg, American actress (d. 1979)
1955 - Whoopi Goldberg, American actress, comedian, and singer
1978 - Nikolai Fraiture Bass player for NYC based band The Strokes

 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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