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September 11th, 1963...

Today is Wednesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"My Boyfriend's Back"
by The Angels

In the UK:
"Bad To Me"
by Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: William L. Pereira

(TIME Cover: September the 6th, 1963)

 Famous people born on the 11th of September:

1182 - Minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (d. 1204)
1524 - Pierre de Ronsard, French poet (d. 1585)
1917 - Ferdinand Marcos, President of the Philippines (d. 1989)
1937 - Queen Paola Ruffo di Calabria of Belgium
1937 - Robert Crippen, American astronaut
1939 - Charles Geschke, American inventor and businessman
1940 - Brian de Palma, American film director
1943 - Mickey Hart, American drummer (Grateful Dead)
1965 - Moby, American musician
1966 - Princess Akishino, Wife of Prince Akishino, Japanese Imperial Family
1977 - Jon Buckland, British guitarist (Coldplay)

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1963

Maria Goeppert-Mayer

with J. Hans D. Jensen, for their discoveries concerning nuclear shell structure

University of California - La Jolla, CA, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1963 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1963

Tom Jones
directed by Tony Richardson
with Albert Finney (Tom Jones) and Diane Cilento (Molly)

Designed in 1963

The Djinn chaise lounge
by Olivier Mourgue


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