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May 30th, 1947...

Today is Friday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by Ted Weems

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Chen Li-Fu

(TIME Cover: May the 26th, 1947)

 Famous people born on the 30th of May:

1010 - Emperor Renzong of China (d. 1063)
1672 (O.S.) - Peter the Great, Tsar of Russia (d. 1725)
1814 - Mikhail Bakunin, Russian anarchist (d. 1876)
1896 - Howard Hawks, American film director (d. 1977)
1926 - Christine Jorgensen,(born George William Jorgensen, Jr.), American activist (d. 1989)
1934 - Aleksei Leonov, cosmonaut
1955 - Topper Headon, British musician (The Clash)
1964 - Tom Morello, American guitarist (Audioslave, Rage Against The Machine)

 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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