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November 29th, 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: Dave Beck

(TIME Cover: November the 29th, 1948)

 Famous people born on the 29th of November:

1427 - Zhengtong, Emperor of China (d. 1464)
1825 - Jean-Martin Charcot, French neurologist (d. 1893)
1895 - Busby Berkeley, American film director, and choreographer (d. 1976)
1932 - Jacques Chirac, President of France
1953 - Alex Grey, American artist
1954 - Joel Coen, American film director, producer, and writer
1958 - Michael Dempsey, American musician (The Cure)

 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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