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October 19th, 1948...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"A Tree in the Meadow"
by Margaret Whiting

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Douglas Freeman

(TIME Cover: October the 18th, 1948)

 Famous people born on the 19th of October:

1276 - Prince Hisaaki, Japanese shogun (d. 1328)
1582 - Dmitry Ivanovich, Tsarevich (d. 1591)
1851 - Empress Myeongseong, Empress of Korea (d.1895)
1862 - Auguste Lumière, French inventor (d. 1954)
1885 - Charles Merrill, American investment banker (d. 1956)
1931 - John le Carré, English novelist
1944 - Peter Tosh, Jamaican musician, political activist (d. 1987)
1969 - Trey Parker, American cartoonist, comedian, writer, and actor

 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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