kakorama: a ride into the past


October 22nd, 1984...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"I Just Called to Say I Love You"
by Stevie Wonder

In the UK:
by Wham!
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Bush, Reagan, Mondale, Ferraro

(TIME Cover: October the 22nd, 1984)

 Famous people born on the 22nd of October:

1197 - Emperor Juntoku of Japan (d. 1242)
1511 - Erasmus Reinhold, German astronomer and mathematician (d. 1553)
1688 - Nadir Shah of Persia (d. 1747)
1689 - King John V of Portugal (d. 1750)
1811 - Franz Liszt, Hungarian pianist and composer (d. 1886)
1903 - George Wells Beadle, American geneticist, Nobel laureate (d. 1989)
1913 - Bao Dai, Emperor of Vietnam (d. 1997)
1938 - Christopher Lloyd, American actor
1943 - Catherine Deneuve, French actress
1968 - Shaggy, Jamaican musician

 The Nobel Peace Prize 1984

Desmond Mpilo Tutu

South Africa
Bishop of Johannesburg; former Secretary General, South African Council of Churches (S.A.C.C.)

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1984 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1984

directed by Milos Forman
with F. Murray Abraham (Antonio Salieri) and Tom Hulce (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

Designed in 1984

The Ekstrem
by Terje Ekström

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Tina Turner / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 432, October 11, 1984



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