kakorama: a ride into the past


March 24th, 1984...

Today is Saturday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by Van Halen

In the UK:
by Lionel Richie
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Michael Jackson

(TIME Cover: March the 19th, 1984)

 Famous people born on the 24th of March:

1820 - A. E. Becquerel, French physicist (d. 1891)
1909 - Clyde Barrow, American crime figure (d. 1934)
1911 - Joseph Barbera, American cartoonist
1930 - Steve McQueen, American actor (d. 1980)
1960 - Nena, German singer
1970 - Sharon Corr, Irish musician (The Corrs)

 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

Duran Duran / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 414, February 2, 1984



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