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June 28th, 1955...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White"
by Pérez Prado

In the UK:
"Unchained Melody"
by Jimmy Young
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Dag Hammarskjold

(TIME Cover: June the 27th, 1955)

 Famous people born on the 28th of June:

1243 - Emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (d. 1304)
1476 - Pope Paul IV (d. 1559)
1491 - King Henry VIII of England (d. 1547)
1577 - Peter Paul Rubens, Belgian painter (d. 1640)
1712 - Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Swiss philosopher (d. 1778)
1926 - Mel Brooks, American filmmaker
1945 - David Knights, bass guitarist (Procul Harum)
1971 - Fabien Barthez, French footballer

 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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