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September 12th, 1966...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"You Can't Hurry Love"
by The Supremes

In the UK:
"Yellow Submarine / Eleanor Rigby"
by The Beatles
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Lin Piao

(TIME Cover: September the 9th, 1966)

 Famous people born on the 12th of September:

1492 - Lorenzo II de' Medici, Duke of Urbino (d. 1519)
1494 - King Francis I of France (d. 1547)
1888 - Maurice Chevalier, French singer and actor (d. 1972)
1897 - Irene Joliot-Curie, French physicist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (d. 1956)
1931 - Sir Ian Holm, English actor
1944 - Barry White, American singer (d. 2003)
1968 - Ler LaLonde, American Guitarist (Primus)

 The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1966

Robert S. Mulliken

for his fundamental work concerning chemical bonds and the electronic structure of molecules by the molecular orbital method

University of Chicago - Chicago, IL, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1966 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1966

A Man for All Seasons
directed by Fred Zinnemann
with Paul Scofield (Sir Thomas More), Robert Shaw (King Henry VIII) and Wendy Hiller (Alice More)

Designed in 1966

The Helicoid staircase
by Roger Tallon


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