kakorama: a ride into the past


April 4th, 1972...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"A Horse With No Name"
by America

In the UK:
"Without You"
by Nilsson
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Jack Anderson

(TIME Cover: April the 3rd, 1972)

 Famous people born on the 4th of April:

186 - Caracalla, Roman emperor (d. 217)
1819 - Queen Maria II of Portugal (d. 1853)
1846 - Comte de Lautréamont, French writer (d. 1870)
1914 - Marguerite Duras, French writer (d. 1996)
1922 - Elmer Bernstein, American composer (d. 2004)
1932 - Anthony Perkins, American actor (d. 1992)
1945 - Daniel Cohn-Bendit, French political activis

 The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1972

Christian B. Anfinsen

for his work on ribonuclease, especially concerning the connection between the amino acid sequence and the biologically active conformation

National Institutes of Health - Bethesda, MD, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1972 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1972

The Godfather
directed by Francis Ford Coppola
with Marlon Brando (Don Vito Corleone), James Caan (Sonny Corleone) and Al Pacino (Michael Corleone)

Designed in 1972

The Marylin Sofa
by Studio 65

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Bob Dylan (illustration) / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 104, March 15, 1972



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