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January 13th, 1967...

Today is Friday !

 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: Mao Tse-tung

(TIME Cover: January the 13th, 1967)

 Famous people born on the 13th of January:

1334 - King Henry II of Castile (d. 1379)
1927 - Sydney Brenner, British Nobel Laureate
1948 - Gaj Singh, Maharaja of Jodhpur
1954 - Trevor Rabin, South African guitarist (Yes)
1958 - Andrew Stanton, American actor and director
1970 - Marco Pantani, Italian cyclist (d. 2004)

 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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