kakorama: a ride into the past


July 7th, 1946...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"The Gypsy"
by The Ink Spots

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Albert Einstein

(TIME Cover: July the 1st, 1946)

 Famous people born on the 7th of July:

1053 - Emperor Shirakawa of Japan (d. 1129)
1119 - Emperor Sutoku of Japan (d. 1164)
1752 - Joseph-Marie Jacquard, French inventor (d. 1834)
1860 - Gustav Mahler, Austrian composer (d. 1911)
1887 - Marc Chagall, Russian-born painter (d. 1985)
1922 - Pierre Cardin, French fashion designer
1940 - Ringo Starr, English drummer and singer (The Beatles)
1943 - Toto Cutugno, Italian singer

 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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