kakorama: a ride into the past


February 8th, 1986...

Today is Saturday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"That's What Friends Are For"
by Dionne and Friends

In the UK:
"When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going"
by Billy Ocean
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Corazon Aquino and Ferdinand Marcos

(TIME Cover: February the 3rd, 1986)

 Famous people born on the 8th of February:

412 - Proclus, Greek philosopher (d. 487)
1191 - Yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246)
1291 - King Afonso IV of Portugal (d. 1357)
1700 - Daniel Bernoulli, Dutch-born mathematician (d. 1782)
1720 - Emperor Sakuramachi of Japan (d. 1750)
1828 - Jules Verne, French author (d. 1905)
1834 - Dmitri Mendeleev, Russian chemist (d. 1907)
1931 - James Dean, American actor (d. 1955)
1974 - Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, French disc jockey (Daft Punk)

 The Nobel Peace Prize 1986

Elie Wiesel

Chairman of The President's Commission on the Holocaust

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1986 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1986

directed by Oliver Stone
with Tom Berenger (Sgt. Barnes) and Tom Berenger (Sgt. Barnes)

Designed in 1986

The Pat Conley II
by Philippe Starck

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Michael Douglas / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 465, January 16, 1986



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