kakorama: a ride into the past


November 19th, 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: Joe Martin

(TIME Cover: November the 18th, 1946)

 Famous people born on the 19th of November:

1464 - Emperor Go-Kashiwabara of Japan (d. 1526)
1600 - King Charles I of England (d. 1649)
1805 - Ferdinand de Lesseps, French diplomat and Suez Canal engineer (d. 1894)
1875 - Mikhail I. Kalinin, President of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet (d. 1946)
1917 - Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India (d. 1984)
1942 - Calvin Klein, American clothing designer
1957 - Ofra Haza, Israeli singer (d. 2000)
1961 - Meg Ryan, American actres
1962 - Jodie Foster, American actress
1997 - McCaughey septuplets, World's first surviving set of septuplets

 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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