kakorama: a ride into the past


February 9th, 1976...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"50 Ways to Leave Your Lover"
by Paul Simon

In the UK:
"Mamma Mia"
by Abba
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Doonesbury Cartoon by G.B. Trudeau

(TIME Cover: February the 9th, 1976)

 Famous people born on the 9th of February:

1404 - Constantine XI, last Byzantine Emperor (d. 1453)
1533 - Shimazu Yoshihisa, Japanese samurai (d. 1611)
1773 - William Henry Harrison, President of the United States (d. 1841)
1830 - Abd-ul-Aziz, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1876)
1910 - Jacques Monod, French biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1976)
1945 - Mia Farrow, American actress
1963 - Brian Greene, American physicist

 The Nobel Prize in Literature 1976

Saul Bellow

for the human understanding and subtle analysis of contemporary culture that are combined in his work


Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1976 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1976

directed by John G. Avildsen
with Sylvester Stallone (Rocky Balboa), Burgess Meredith (Mickey) and Talia Shire (Adrian)

Designed in 1976

The Chair 'model 2004/2005'
by Alexander Begge

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Pat Boone / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 205, January 29, 1976



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