kakorama: a ride into the past


June 23rd, 1982...

Today is Wednesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Ebony and Ivory"
by Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder

In the UK:
"Goody Two Shoes"
by Adam Ant
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Gerry Cooney, Sylvester Stallone

(TIME Cover: June the 14th, 1982)

 Famous people born on the 23rd of June:

47 BC - Pharaoh Ptolemy XV of Egypt
1534 - Oda Nobunaga, Japanese warlord (d. 1582)
1763 - Josephine de Beauharnais, Empress of France (d. 1814)
1894 - King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom (d. 1972)
1941 - Robert Hunter, American lyricist and poet (The Grateful Dead)
1965 - Paul Arthurs, British guitarist (Oasis)
1972 - Zinedine Zidane, French footballer

 The Nobel Prize in Literature 1982

Gabriel García Márquez

for his novels and short stories, in which the fantastic and the realistic are combined in a richly composed world of imagination, reflecting a continent's life and conflicts


Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1982 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1982

directed by Richard Attenborough
with Ben Kingsley (Mahatma Gandhi)

Designed in 1982

The Chairs, model no. 810A
by Richard Meier

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Bill Murray / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 350, August 20, 1981



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