kakorama: a ride into the past


July 21st, 1985...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"A View to a Kill"
by Duran Duran

In the UK:
by Sister Sledge
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Steven Spielberg

(TIME Cover: July the 15th, 1985)

 Famous people born on the 21st of July:

356 BC - Alexander the Great
1414 - Pope Sixtus IV (d. 1484)
1899 - Ernest Hemingway, American writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1961)
1948 - Cat Stevens, English singer
1951 - Robin Williams, American comedian
1961 - 'Big' Jim Martin, American musician (Faith No More)

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1985

Klaus von Klitzing

for the discovery of the quantized Hall effect

Federal Republic of Germany
Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung - Stuttgart, Federal Republic of Germany

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1985 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1985

Out of Africa
directed by Sydney Pollack
with Klaus Maria Brandauer (Bror) and Meryl Streep (Karen)

Designed in 1985

The 'Whistling Bird' stainless steel teakettle, with sugar bowl and creamer"
by Michael Graves

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

John Travolta & Jaime Lee Curtis / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 452/453, July 18, 1985



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