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March 8th, 1946...

Today is Friday !

 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 8th of March:

1514 - Amago Haruhisa, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1562)
1822 - Ignacy Lukasiewicz, Polish inventor (d. 1882)
1886 - Edward Calvin Kendall, American chemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1972)
1946 - Randy Meisner, American musician (The Eagles)
1958 - Gary Numan, British singer
1979 - Tom Chaplin, English singer (Keane)

 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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