kakorama: a ride into the past


March 4th, 1946...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief"
by Betty Hutton

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Chester Bliss Bowles

(TIME Cover: March the 4th, 1946)

 Famous people born on the 4th of March:

1188 - Blanche of Castile, wife of Louis VIII (d. 1252)
1678 - Antonio Vivaldi, Italian composer (d. 1741)
1792 - Samuel Slocum, American inventor (d. 1861)
1859 - Alexander Stepanovich Popov, Russian physicist (d. 1905)
1877 - Garrett Morgan, American inventor (d. 1963)
1914 - Ward Kimball, American cartoonist (d. 2002)
1951 - Chris Rea, British singer
1952 - Umberto Tozzi, Italian singer
1962 - Lolo Ferrari, French actress (d. 2000)

 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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