kakorama: a ride into the past


March 9th, 1948...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover"
by Art Mooney

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Reinhold Niebuhr

(TIME Cover: March the 8th, 1948)

 Famous people born on the 9th of March:

1285 - Emperor Go-Nijo of Japan (d. 1318)
1629 - Tsar Alexis I of Russia (d. 1676)
1749 - Honore Mirabeau, French writer and politician (d. 1791)
1942 - John Cale, Welsh musician, (The Velvet Underground)
1964 - Juliette Binoche, French actress
1968 - Youri Djorkaeff, French footballer

 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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