kakorama: a ride into the past


November 9th, 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: Charles Francis Adams

(TIME Cover: November the 4th, 1946)

 Famous people born on the 9th of November:

1841 - King Edward VII of the United Kingdom (d. 1910)
1877 - Allama Iqbal, Indian National poet of Pakistan (d. 1938)
1889 - Jean Monnet, French internationalist (d. 1979)
1913 - Hedy Lamarr, Austrian actress and inventor (d. 2000)
1934 - Carl Sagan, American astronomer and writer (d. 1996)
1951 - Lou Ferrigno, American bodybuilder and actor (Incredible Hulk tv series)
1955 - Karen Dotrice, British actress, famous for Mary Poppins

 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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