kakorama: a ride into the past


May 25th, 1987...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"With or Without You"
by U2

In the UK:
"Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now"
by Starship
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Gary Hart and Donna Rice

(TIME Cover: May the 18th, 1987)

 Famous people born on the 25th of May:

1048 - Emperor Shenzong of China (d. 1085)
1334 - Emperor Suko of Japan (d. 1398)
1912 - Princess Dukhye of Korea (d. 1989)
1948 - Klaus Meine, German musician (Scorpions)
1960 - Guy Fletcher, keyboardist (Dire Straits)
1984 - Unnur Birna Vilhjálmsdóttir, Miss Iceland, crowned Miss World in 2005
1993 - The Dilley sextuplets, first surviving set of sextuplets in the United States

 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1987

Susumu Tonegawa

for his discovery of the genetic principle for generation of antibody diversity

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Cambridge, MA, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1987 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1987

The Last Emperor
directed by Bernardo Bertolucci
with John Lone (Pu Yi), Joan Chen (Wan Jung) and Peter O'Toole (Reginald 'RJ' Johnson)

Designed in 1987

The Bar stool
by Shiro Kuramata

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Jon Bon Jovi / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 500, May 21, 1987



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