kakorama: a ride into the past


November 22nd, 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: Tallulah Bankhead

(TIME Cover: November the 22nd, 1948)

 Famous people born on the 22nd of November:

1602 - Elisabeth of France, Queen of Philip IV of Spain (d. 1644)
1808 - Thomas Cook, British travel entrepreneur (d. 1892)
1869 - André Gide, French writer and Nobel laureate (d. 1951)
1890 - Charles de Gaulle, President of France (d. 1970)
1932 - Robert Vaughn, American actor
1946 - Aston Barrett, Jamaican musician (The Wailers Band)
1950 - Tina Weymouth, American musician (Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club)
1958 - Jamie Lee Curtis, American actress
1961 - Randal L. Schwartz, American computer programmer
1967 - Boris Becker, German tennis player

 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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