kakorama: a ride into the past


May 2nd, 1975...

Today is Friday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"(Hey Won't You Play) Another SomebodyDone Somebody Wrong Song"
by B. J. Thomas

In the UK:
"Bye Bye Baby"
by The Bay City Rollers
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Jimmy Connors

(TIME Cover: April the 28th, 1975)

 Famous people born on the 2nd of May:

1360 - Yongle, Emperor of China (d. 1424)
1660 - Alessandro Scarlatti, Italian composer (d. 1725)
1729 - Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia (d.1796)
1935 - Faisal II of Iraq (d. 1958)
1975 - David Beckham, English footballer

 The Nobel Peace Prize 1975

Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov

Soviet nuclear physicist

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1975 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1975

One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest
directed by Milos Forman
with Jack Nicholson (Randle Patrick McMurphy), Brad Dourif (Billy Bibbit) andLouise Fletcher (Nurse Mildred Ratched)

Designed in 1975

The VP Globe
by Verner Panton

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Roger Daltry / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 184, April 10, 1975



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