kakorama: a ride into the past


February 3rd, 1989...

Today is Friday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Two Hearts"
by Phil Collins

In the UK:
"Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart"
by Marc Almond with Gene Pitney
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Bush Era Begins, The

(TIME Cover: January the 30th, 1989)

 Famous people born on the 3rd of February:

1809 - Felix Mendelssohn, German composer (d. 1847)
1898 - Alvar Aalto, Finnish architect (d. 1976)
1904 - Pretty Boy Floyd, American gangster (d. 1934)
1909 - Simone Weil, French philosopher (d. 1943)
1947 - Paul Auster, American novelist
1959 - Laurence Tolhurst, British musician (The Cure)
1959 - Yasuharu Konishi, Japanese musician, composer and DJ (Pizzicato Five)

 The Nobel Peace Prize 1989

The 14th Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso)


Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1989 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1989

Driving Miss Daisy
directed by Bruce Beresford
with Morgan Freeman (Hoke Colburn), Dan Aykroyd (Boolie Werthan) and Jessica Tandy (Daisy Werthan)

Designed in 1989

The Occasional table
by Philippe Starck

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Guns & Roses / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 539, November 17, 1988



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