kakorama: a ride into the past


April 20th, 1984...

Today is Friday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by Kenny Loggins

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

TIME Magazine: End of the Sexual Revolution

(TIME Cover: April the 9th, 1984)

 Famous people born on the 20th of April:

570 - Muhammad (possible date of birth), Prophet of Islam (d. 632)
1633 - Emperor Go-Komyo of Japan (d. 1654)
1808 - Emperor Napoleon III of France (d. 1873)
1908 - Lionel Hampton, American musician (d. 2002)
1923 - Tito Puente, American musician (d. 2000)
1949 - Jessica Lange, American actress

 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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