kakorama: a ride into the past


April 4th, 1984...

Today is Wednesday !

 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: Alexander Haig

(TIME Cover: April the 2nd, 1984)

 Famous people born on the 4th of April:

186 - Caracalla, Roman emperor (d. 217)
1819 - Queen Maria II of Portugal (d. 1853)
1846 - Comte de Lautréamont, French writer (d. 1870)
1914 - Marguerite Duras, French writer (d. 1996)
1922 - Elmer Bernstein, American composer (d. 2004)
1932 - Anthony Perkins, American actor (d. 1992)
1945 - Daniel Cohn-Bendit, French political activis

 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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