kakorama: a ride into the past


March 2nd, 1971...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"One Bad Apple"
by The Osmonds

In the UK:
"My Sweet Lord"
by George Harrison
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: James Taylor

(TIME Cover: March the 1st, 1971)

 Famous people born on the 2nd of March:

1316 - Robert II of Scotland, (d. 1390)
1459 - Pope Adrian VI (d. 1523)
1810 - Pope Leo XIII, (d. 1903)
1876 - Pope Pius XII, (d. 1958)
1900 - Kurt Weill, German composer (d. 1950)
1931 - Mikhail Gorbachev, President of the Soviet Union
1937 - Abdelaziz Bouteflika, President of Algeria
1942 - John Irving, American author
1942 - Lou Reed, American singer and guitarist
1956 - Mark Evans, Australian bassist (AC/DC)
1962 - Jon Bon Jovi, American singer, songwriter, and actor

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1971

Dennis Gabor

for his invention and development of the holographic method

United Kingdom
Imperial College - London, United Kingdom

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1971 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1971

The French Connection
directed by William Friedkin
with Gene Hackman (Jimmy 'Popeye' Doyle) and Roy Scheider (Buddy Russo)

Designed in 1971

The Vision 2000 stereo equipment
by Thilo Oerke

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Leon Russell / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 72, December 10, 1970



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