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November 10th, 1976...

Today is Wednesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Rock'n Me"
by Steve Miller Band

In the UK:
by Pussycat
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Carter and Ford

(TIME Cover: November the 8th, 1976)

 Famous people born on the 10th of November:

1483 - Martin Luther, German protestant reformer (d. 1546)
1683 - George II of Great Britain (d. 1760)
1888 - Andrei Tupolev, Russian aircraft designer (d. 1972)
1919 - Mikhail Timofeevich Kalashnikov, Russian inventor
1925 - Richard Burton, Welsh actor (d. 1984)
1928 - Ennio Morricone, Italian composer
1933 - Ronald Evans, American astronaut (d. 1990)
1954 - Mario Cipollina, American bass player (Huey Lewis & the News)

 The Nobel Prize in Literature 1976

Saul Bellow

for the human understanding and subtle analysis of contemporary culture that are combined in his work


Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1976 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1976

directed by John G. Avildsen
with Sylvester Stallone (Rocky Balboa), Burgess Meredith (Mickey) and Talia Shire (Adrian)

Designed in 1976

The Chair 'model 2004/2005'
by Alexander Begge

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Elton John / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 223, October 7, 1976



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