kakorama: a ride into the past


July 10th, 1988...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"The Flame"
by Cheap Trick

In the UK:
"Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You"
by Glenn Medeiros
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Drought

(TIME Cover: July the 4th, 1988)

 Famous people born on the 10th of July:

1419 - Emperor Go-Hanazono of Japan (d. 1471)
1452 - King James III of Scotland (d. 1488)
1830 - Camille Pissarro, French painter (d. 1903)
1832 - Alvan Graham Clark, American telescope maker and astronomer (d. 1897)
1856 - Nikola Tesla, Croatian Serb inventor (d. 1943)
1871 - Marcel Proust, French writer (d. 1922)
1942 - Pyotr Klimuk, cosmonaut

 The Nobel Prize in Literature 1988

Naguib Mahfouz

who, through works rich in nuance - now clear-sightedly realistic, now evocatively ambiguous - has formed an Arabian narrative art that applies to all mankind


Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1988 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1988

Rain Man
directed by Barry Levinson
with Dustin Hoffman (Raymond Babbitt)

Designed in 1988

The Paris chair
by André Dubreuil

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Neil Young / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 527, June 2, 1988



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