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April 6th, 1965...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Stop! In the Name of Love"
by The Supremes

In the UK:
"The Last Time"
by The Rolling Stones
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Computer in Society

(TIME Cover: April the 2nd, 1965)

 Famous people born on the 6th of April:

1483 - Raphael, Italian painter and architect (d. 1520)
1671 - Jean-Baptiste Rousseau, French poet (d. 1741)
1820 - Nadar, French photographer (d. 1910)
1903 - Doc Edgerton, American electrical engineer (d. 1990)
1928 - James D. Watson, American geneticist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
1965 - Frank Black, American singer/songwriter (Pixies)

 The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1965

Robert Burns Woodward

for his outstanding achievements in the art of organic synthesis

Harvard University - Cambridge, MA, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1965 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1965

The Sound of Music
directed by Robert Wise
with Julie Andrews (Maria) and Peggy Wood (Mother Abbess)

Designed in 1965

The Kantarelli suite
by Eero Aarnio


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