kakorama: a ride into the past


July 6th, 1984...

Today is Friday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"The Reflex"
by Duran Duran

In the UK:
"Two Tribes"
by Frankie Goes To Hollywood
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Erma Bombeck

(TIME Cover: July the 2nd, 1984)

 Famous people born on the 6th of July:

1796 - Tsar Nicholas I of Russia (d. 1855)
1907 - Frida Kahlo, Mexican painter (d. 1954)
1921 - Nancy Reagan, First Lady of the United States
1935 - Tenzin Gyatso, 14h Dalai Lama
1940 - Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan
1946 - George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States
1946 - Sylvester Stallone, American actor
1958 - Jennifer Saunders, British 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

Pretenders, The / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 420, April 26, 1984



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