kakorama: a ride into the past


May 3rd, 1978...

Today is Wednesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Night Fever"
by Bee Gees

In the UK:
"Night Fever"
by The Bee Gees
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Gelsey Kirkland

(TIME Cover: May the 1st, 1978)

 Famous people born on the 3rd of May:

612 - Constantine III, Byzantine Emperor (d. 641)
1826 - Charles, Crown Prince of Sweden-Norway (d. 1872)
1886 - Marcel Dupré, French composer (d. 1971)
1898 - Golda Meir, Prime Minister of Israel (d. 1978)
1933 - Steven Weinberg, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
1961 - Joe Murray, Cartoonist

 The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1978

Peter D. Mitchell

for his contribution to the understanding of biological energy transfer through the formulation of the chemiosmotic theory

United Kingdom
Glynn Research Laboratories - Bodmin, United Kingdom

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1978 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1978

The Deer Hunter
directed by Michael Cimino
with Robert De Niro (Michael), Christopher Walken (Nick) and Meryl Streep (Linda)

Designed in 1978

The Tea service
by Peter Shire

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Donna Summer / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 261, March 23, 1978



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