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April 16th, 1946...

Today is Tuesday !

 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: Amadeo Peter Giannini

(TIME Cover: April the 15th, 1946)

 Famous people born on the 16th of April:

778 - King Louis the Pious (d. 840)
1319 - King John II of France (d. 1364)
1889 - Charles Chaplin, English actor, writer, and film producer (d. 1977)
1921 - Peter Ustinov, English actor (d. 2004)
1927 - Pope Benedict XVI
1940 - Margrethe II of Denmark, queen regnant
1953 - Peter Garrett, Australian musician (Midnight Oil)

 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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