kakorama: a ride into the past


May 6th, 1975...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"He Don't Love You (Like I Love You)"
by Tony Orlando and Dawn

In the UK:
"Oh Boy"
by Mud
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: North Vietnamese Victory

(TIME Cover: May the 5th, 1975)

 Famous people born on the 6th of May:

1501 - Pope Marcellus II (d. 1555)
1574 - Pope Innocent X (d. 1655)
1758 - Maximilien Robespierre, French Revolutionary (d. 1794)
1856 - Sigmund Freud, Austrian psychiatrist (d. 1939)
1868 - Tsar Nicholas II of Russia (d. 1918)
1895 - Rudolph Valentino, Italian actor (d. 1926)
1915 - Orson Welles, American director (d. 1985)
1953 - Tony Blair, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
1961 - George Clooney, American actor

 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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