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June 2nd, 1947...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by Ted Weems

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Billy Rose

(TIME Cover: June the 2nd, 1947)

 Famous people born on the 2nd of June:

926 - Murakami, Emperor of Japan (d. 967)
1535 - Pope Leo XI (d. 1605)
1740 - Marquis de Sade, French author (d. 1814)
1743 - Count Alessandro di Cagliostro, Sicilian Occultist (d. 1795)
1835 - Pope Pius X (d. 1914)
1930 - Pete Conrad, American astronaut (d. 1999)
1940 - King Constantine II of Greece
1941 - Charlie Watts, English musician (The Rolling Stones)
1955 - Michael Steele, American musician (The Bangles)
1980 - Fabrizio Moretti, American rock drummer (The Strokes)

 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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