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January 10th, 1949...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"All I Want for Christmas (Is My Two Front Teeth)"
by Spike Jones

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Ben Hogan

(TIME Cover: January the 10th, 1949)

 Famous people born on the 10th of January:

1480 - Margaret of Austria, Regent of the Netherlands (d. 1530)
1836 - Charles Ingalls, father of Laura Ingalls Wilder (d. 1902)
1865 - Mary Ingalls, elder sister of Laura Ingalls Wilder (d. 1928)
1869 - Grigori Rasputin, Russian monk (d. 1916)
1883 - Aleksei Nikolaevich Tolstoi, Russian writer (d. 1945)
1913 - Gustáv Husák, President of Czechoslovakia (d. 1991)
1916 - Sune Bergström, Swedish biochemist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 2004)
1930 - Roy Edward Disney, American film executive
1944 - Frank Sinatra, Jr., American singer
1945 - Rod Stewart, English singer
1953 - Pat Benatar, American singer

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1949

Hideki Yukawa

for his prediction of the existence of mesons on the basis of theoretical work on nuclear forces

Kyoto Imperial University - Kyoto, Japan; Columbia University - New York, NY, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1949

All the King's Men
directed by Robert Rossen
with Broderick Crawford (Willie Stark) and Mercedes McCambridge (Sadie Burke)

Designed in 1949

The JG chair
by Ray Komai


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