kakorama: a ride into the past


July 29th, 1986...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by Peter Gabriel

In the UK:
"Papa Don't Preach"
by Madonna
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Sigourney Weaver

(TIME Cover: July the 28th, 1986)

 Famous people born on the 29th of July:

1805 - Alexis de Tocqueville, French historian and political scientist (d. 1859)
1898 - Isidor Isaac Rabi, American physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1988)
1905 - Clara Bow, American actress (d. 1965)
1916 - Charlie Christian, American jazz guitar virtuoso (d. 1942)
1937 - Daniel McFadden, American economist, Nobel Prize Laureate
1973 - Wanya Morris, American singer (Boyz II Men)

 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

Tom Petty & Bob Dylan / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 478/479, July 18, 1986



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