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November 29th, 1947...

Today is Saturday !

 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 29th of November:

1427 - Zhengtong, Emperor of China (d. 1464)
1825 - Jean-Martin Charcot, French neurologist (d. 1893)
1895 - Busby Berkeley, American film director, and choreographer (d. 1976)
1932 - Jacques Chirac, President of France
1953 - Alex Grey, American artist
1954 - Joel Coen, American film director, producer, and writer
1958 - Michael Dempsey, American musician (The Cure)

 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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