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March 7th, 1957...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Young Love"
by Tab Hunter

In the UK:
"Young Love"
by Tab Hunter
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Christian Dior

(TIME Cover: March the 4th, 1957)

 Famous people born on the 7th of March:

189 - Publius Septimius Geta, Roman Emperor (d. 211)
1693 - Pope Clement XIII (d. 1769)
1765 - Nicéphore Niépce, French inventor (d. 1833)
1872 - Piet Mondrian, Dutch painter (d. 1944)
1875 - Maurice Ravel, French composer (d. 1937)

 The Nobel Prize in Literature 1957

Albert Camus

for his important literary production, which with clear-sighted earnestness illuminates the problems of the human conscience in our times


Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1957

The Bridge on the River Kwai
directed by David Lean
with Alec Guinness (Colonel Nicholson) and Sessue Hayakawa (Saito)

Designed in 1957

The Wall clock, model 2237
by George Nelson


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