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November 13th, 1954...

Today is Saturday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"I Need You Now"
by Eddie Fisher

In the UK:
"My Son My Son"
by Vera Lynn
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: David Brubeck

(TIME Cover: November the 8th, 1954)

 Famous people born on the 13th of November:

1312 - King Edward III of England (d. 1377)
1504 - Philipp I of Hesse (d. 1567)
1760 - Jiaqing, Emperor of China (d. 1820)
1848 - Albert I, Prince of Monaco (d. 1922)
1938 - Jean Seberg, American actress (d. 1979)
1955 - Whoopi Goldberg, American actress, comedian, and singer
1978 - Nikolai Fraiture Bass player for NYC based band The Strokes

 The Nobel Prize in Literature 1954

Ernest Miller Hemingway

for his mastery of the art of narrative, most recently demonstrated in The Old Man and the Sea, and for the influence that he has exerted on contemporary style


Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1954

On the Waterfront
directed by Elia Kazan
with Marlon Brando (Terry Malloy) and Eva Marie Saint (Edie Doyle)

Designed in 1954

The Butterfly stool
by Sori Yanagi


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