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January 11th, 1948...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by Vaughn Monroe

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: George C. Marshall, Man of the Year

(TIME Cover: January the 5th, 1948)

 Famous people born on the 11th of January:

1322 - Emperor Komyo of Japan (d. 1380)
1359 - Emperor Go-En'yu of Japan (d. 1393)
1858 - Harry Gordon Selfridge, American retailer (d. 1947)
1885 - Alice Paul, American women's rights activist (d. 1977)
1908 - Lionel Stander, American actor (d. 1994)
1926 - Lev Demin, cosmonaut (d. 1998)
1946 - Tony Kaye, British keyboard player (Yes)

 The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1948

Arne Wilhelm Kaurin Tiselius

for his research on electrophoresis and adsorption analysis, especially for his discoveries concerning the complex nature of the serum proteins

Uppsala University - Uppsala, Sweden

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1948

directed by Laurence Olivier
with Laurence Olivier (Hamlet) and Jean Simmons (Ophelia)

Designed in 1948

The Revolving Chair, model no. 4876
by Edward Wormley


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