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January 10th, 1955...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Mr. Sandman"
by The Chordettes

In the UK:
"Finger Of Suspicion"
by Dickie Valentine
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Great Bull Market

(TIME Cover: January the 10th, 1955)

 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 1955

Willis Eugene Lamb

for his discoveries concerning the fine structure of the hydrogen spectrum

Stanford University - Stanford, CA, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1955

directed by Delbert Mann
with Ernest Borgnine (Marty Pilletti), Joe Mantell (Angie) and Betsy Blair (Clara Snyder)

Designed in 1955

The Lounge chair
by Herbert Hirche


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