kakorama: a ride into the past


December 28th, 1947...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by Vaughn Monroe

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Lewis Douglas

(TIME Cover: December the 1st, 1947)

 Famous people born on the 28th of December:

1164 - Emperor Rokujo of Japan (d. 1176)
1522 - Margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands (d. 1583)
1856 - Woodrow Wilson, 28th President of the United States, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1924)
1882 - Arthur Eddington, British astronomer and physicist (d. 1944)
1903 - John von Neumann, Hungarian-born mathematician (d. 1957)
1931 - Guy Debord, French writer and filmmaker (d. 1994)
1938 - Charles Neville, American musician (Neville Brothers)
1969 - Linus Torvalds, Finnish computer programmer

 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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