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March 21st, 1946...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Oh! What It Seemed to Be"
by Frankie Carle

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Generalissimo Franco

(TIME Cover: March the 18th, 1946)

 Famous people born on the 21st of March:

1685 - Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer (d. 1750)
1713 - Francis Lewis, American signer of the Declaration of Independence (d. 1803)
1768 - Joseph Fourier, French mathematician (d. 1830)
1904 - Forrest Mars Sr., American candymaker (d. 1999)
1946 - Timothy Dalton, Welsh actor
1958 - Gary Oldman, English actor
1967 - Maxim Reality, British MC (The Prodigy)

 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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