kakorama: a ride into the past


July 9th, 1986...

Today is Wednesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"There'll Be Sad Songs (to Make You Cry)"
by Billy Ocean

In the UK:
"Edge Of Heaven"
by Wham!
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Ronald Reagan

(TIME Cover: July the 7th, 1986)

 Famous people born on the 9th of July:

1249 - Emperor Kameyama of Japan (d. 1305)
1578 - Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1637)
1654 - Emperor Reigen of Japan (d. 1732)
1894 - Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa, Russian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1984)
1929 - King Hassan II of Morocco, (d. 1999)
1932 - Donald Rumsfeld, 12th & 20th United States Secretary of Defense
1943 - John Casper, astronaut
1956 - Tom Hanks, American actor
1964 - Courtney Love, American musician
1971 - Marc Andreessen, American software developer (ofounder of Netscape Communications Corporation and co-author of Mosaic)

 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

Van Halen / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 477, July 3, 1986



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