kakorama: a ride into the past


August 19th, 1974...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"The Night Chicago Died"
by Paper Lace

In the UK:
"When Will I See You Again"
by The Three Degrees
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Gerald Ford

(TIME Cover: August the 19th, 1974)

 Famous people born on the 19th of August:

1596 - Elizabeth of Bohemia (d. 1662)
1883 - Coco Chanel, French clothing designer (d. 1971)
1921 - Gene Roddenberry, American television producer (d. 1991)
1946 - Bill Clinton, 42nd President of the United States
1951 - John Deacon, English musician (Queen)
1963 - Joey Tempest, Swedish singer (Europe)
1969 - Matthew Perry, Canadian actor
1973 - Crown Princess Mette Marit of Norway
1973 - Marco Materazzi, Italian football

 The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1974

Paul J. Flory

for his fundamental achievements, both theoretical and experimental, in the physical chemistry of the macromolecules

Stanford University - Stanford, CA, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1974 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1974

The Godfather Part II
directed by Francis Ford Coppola
with Al Pacino (Michael Corleone), Robert De Niro (Vito Corleone) and Talia Shire (Connie Corleone)

Designed in 1974

The Relaxer 2 rocking chair
by Verner Panton

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Steely Dan / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 167, August 15, 1974



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