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April 21st, 1967...

Today is Friday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Somethin' Stupid"
by Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra

In the UK:
"Something Stupid"
by Frank & Nancy Sinatra
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Pres. Costa e Silva

(TIME Cover: April the 21st, 1967)

 Famous people born on the 21st of April:

1729 - Empress Catherine II of Russia (d. 1796)
1915 - Anthony Quinn, Mexican-born actor (d. 2001)
1926 - Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom
1947 - Iggy Pop, American musician (The Stooges)
1959 - Robert Smith, British musician (The Cure)

 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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