kakorama: a ride into the past


January 3rd, 1948...

Today is Saturday !

 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 3rd of January:

106 BC - Cicero, Roman statesman and philosopher (d. 43 BC)
1196 - Emperor Tsuchimikado of Japan (d. 1231)
1892 - J. R. R. Tolkien, British writer (d. 1973)
1929 - Sergio Leone, Italian director (d. 1989)
1946 - Victoria Principal, American actress
1946 - John Paul Jones, British musician (Led Zeppelin)
1956 - Mel Gibson, American actor
1969 - Michael Schumacher, German race car driver
1975 - Thomas Bangalter, French DJ (Daft Punk)

 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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