kakorama: a ride into the past


November 15th, 1948...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Buttons and Bows"
by Dinah Shore

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Anastasio Somoza

(TIME Cover: November the 15th, 1948)

 Famous people born on the 15th of November:

1316 - John I of France (d. 1316)
1397 - Pope Nicholas V (d. 1455)
1793 - Michel Chasles, French mathematician (d. 1880)
1889 - Manuel II of Portugal (d. 1932)
1895 - Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia (d. 1918)
1932 - Petula Clark, English singer
1956 - Michael Hampton, American guitarist (Funkadelic)
1967 - François Ozon, French film director

 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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