kakorama: a ride into the past


July 28th, 1985...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Everytime You Go Away"
by Paul Young

In the UK:
"There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart)"
by The Eurythmics
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Ronald Reagan Enters Hospital

(TIME Cover: July the 22nd, 1985)

 Famous people born on the 28th of July:

1904 - Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov, Russian physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1990)
1907 - Earl Tupper, American inventor (d. 1983)
1929 - Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, First Lady of the United States (d. 1994)
1938 - Alberto Fujimori, President of Peru
1943 - Richard Wright English musician (Pink Floyd)
1954 - Hugo Chávez, President of Venezuela

 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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