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January 27th, 1967...

Today is Friday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"I'm a Believer"
by The Monkees

In the UK:
"I'm A Believer"
by The Monkees
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Polluted Air

(TIME Cover: January the 27th, 1967)

 Famous people born on the 27th of January:

1756 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austrian composer (d. 1791)
1832 - Lewis Carroll, English author (d. 1898)
1850 - Edward J. Smith, English captain of the Titanic (d. 1912)
1859 - Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany (d. 1941)
1944 - Nick Mason, English musician (Pink Floyd)
1961 - Gillian Gilbert, British musician (New Order)

 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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