kakorama: a ride into the past


November 4th, 1971...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Maggie May / Reason to Believe"
by Rod Stewart

In the UK:
by Rod Stewart
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: William Rehnquist and Lewis Powell Jr.

(TIME Cover: November the 1st, 1971)

 Famous people born on the 4th of November:

1448 - King Alphonso II of Naples (d. 1495)
1470 - King Edward V of England, one of the two princes in the Tower
1901 - Princess Bang-ja of Korea (d. 1989)
1923 - Freddy Heineken, Dutch businessman (d. 2002)
1944 - Scherrie Payne, American singer (The Supremes)
1946 - Laura Bush, First Lady of the United States
1956 - James Honeyman-Scott, English guitarist (The Pretenders) (d. 1982)
1969 - Sean Jean 'Diddy' Combs, American rapper

 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

Incredible Hulk, The / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 91, September 16, 1971



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