kakorama: a ride into the past


September 22nd, 1985...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Money for Nothing"
by Dire Straits

In the UK:
"Dancing In The Street"
by David Bowie & Mick Jagger
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Mikhail Gorbachev

(TIME Cover: September the 9th, 1985)

 Famous people born on the 22nd of September:

1606 - Li Zicheng, Chinese rebel (d. 1645)
1791 - Michael Faraday, English scientist (d. 1867)
1829 - Tu Duc, Emperor of Vietnam
1880 - Dame Christabel Pankhurst, English suffragist (d. 1958)
1922 - Chen Ning Yang, Chinese-born physicist, Nobel laureate
1928 - James Lawson, American minister and civil rights activist
1957 - Nick Cave, Australian musician
1958 - Andrea Bocelli, Italian teno
1971 - Princess Märtha Louise of Norway
1976 - Ronaldo, Brazilian footballer

 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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