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January 11th, 1967...

Today is Wednesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"I'm a Believer"
by The Monkees

In the UK:
"Green Grass Of Home"
by Tom Jones
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Twenty-Five and Under, Man of the Year

(TIME Cover: January the 6th, 1967)

 Famous people born on the 11th of January:

1322 - Emperor Komyo of Japan (d. 1380)
1359 - Emperor Go-En'yu of Japan (d. 1393)
1858 - Harry Gordon Selfridge, American retailer (d. 1947)
1885 - Alice Paul, American women's rights activist (d. 1977)
1908 - Lionel Stander, American actor (d. 1994)
1926 - Lev Demin, cosmonaut (d. 1998)
1946 - Tony Kaye, British keyboard player (Yes)

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1967

Hans Albrecht Bethe

for his contributions to the theory of nuclear reactions, especially his discoveries concerning the energy production in stars

Cornell University - Ithaca, NY, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1967 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1967

In the Heat of the Night
directed by Norman Jewison
with Rod Steiger (Police Chief Bill Gillespie)

Designed in 1967

The Panton chair
by Verner Panton


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