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January 26th, 1948...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by Vaughn Monroe

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: James Caesar Petrillo

(TIME Cover: January the 26th, 1948)

 Famous people born on the 26th of January:

1497 - Emperor Go-Nara of Japan (d. 1557)
1714 - Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor (d. 1785)
1857 - the 12th Dalai Lama (d. 1875)
1908 - Stéphane Grappelli, French jazz violinist (d. 1997)
1918 - Nicolae Ceaucescu, Romanian dictator (d. 1989)
1925 - Paul Newman, American actor
1928 - Roger Vadim, French film director and actor (d. 2000)
1955 - Eddie Van Halen, Dutch-born musicia

 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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