kakorama: a ride into the past


November 25th, 1947...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Near You"
by Francis Craig

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: S. Morrison

(TIME Cover: November the 24th, 1947)

 Famous people born on the 25th of November:

1844 - Karl Benz, German engineer (d. 1929)
1881 - Pope John XXIII (d. 1963)
1915 - Augusto Pinochet, Chilean dictator
1920 - Tuanku Syed Putra ibni Almarhum Syed Hassan Jamalullail, King of Malaysia (d. 2000)
1926 - Jeffrey Hunter, American actor (d. 1969)
1959 - Steve Rothery, British guitarist (Marillion)
1960 - John F. Kennedy, Jr., American publisher (d. 1999)

 The Nobel Prize in Literature 1947

André Paul Guillaume Gide

for his comprehensive and artistically significant writings, in which human problems and conditions have been presented with a fearless love of truth and keen psychological insight


Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1947

Gentleman's Agreement
directed by Elia Kazan
with Gregory Peck (Phil Green) and Dorothy McGuire (Kathy)

Designed in 1947

The Daybed
by Richard Stein


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