kakorama: a ride into the past


December 3rd, 1965...

Today is Friday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"I Hear a Symphony"
by The Supremes

In the UK:
"The Carnival Is Over"
by The Seekers
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Millionaires Under 40

(TIME Cover: December the 3rd, 1965)

 Famous people born on the 3rd of December:

1368 - King Charles VI of France (d. 1422)
1596 - Nicolo Amati, Italian violin maker (d. 1684)
1857 - Joseph Conrad, Polish-born British writer (d. 1924)
1884 - Rajendra Prasad, first President of India (d. 1963)
1895 - Anna Freud, Austrian-born British psychoanalyst (d. 1982)
1911 - Nino Rota, Italian composer (d. 1979)
1930 - Jean-Luc Godard, French film director
1934 - Viktor Gorbatko, Soviet cosmonaut
2005 - Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway

 The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1965

Robert Burns Woodward

for his outstanding achievements in the art of organic synthesis

Harvard University - Cambridge, MA, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1965 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1965

The Sound of Music
directed by Robert Wise
with Julie Andrews (Maria) and Peggy Wood (Mother Abbess)

Designed in 1965

The Kantarelli suite
by Eero Aarnio


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