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November 23rd, 1946...

Today is Saturday !

 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 23rd of November:

912 - Otto I the Great, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 973)
1221 - King Alfonso X of Castile (d. 1284)
1804 - Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the United States (d. 1869)
1888 - Harpo Marx, American comedian (d. 1964)
1934 - Robert Towne, American writer, director, producer, and actor
1935 - Vladislav Volkov, Soviet cosmonaut (d. 1971)
1980 - David Britz, American nanotechnologist

 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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