kakorama: a ride into the past


July 18th, 1991...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Rush Rush"
by Paula Abdul

In the UK:
"(Everything I Do) I Do It For You"
by Bryan Adams
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Who Are Americans?

(TIME Cover: July the 8th, 1991)

 Famous people born on the 18th of July:

1552 - Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1612)
1853 - Hendrik Lorentz, Dutch physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1928)
1909 - Andrei Gromyko, Soviet diplomat and President (d. 1989)
1917 - Henri Salvador, French singe
1918 - Nelson Mandela, President of South Africa, Nobel Peace Prize laureat
1921 - John Glenn, Mercury Seven astronaut and United States Senator from Ohio
1962 - Jack Irons, American drummer Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers
1963 - Martín Torrijos Espino, President of Panama

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1991

Pierre-Gilles de Gennes

for discovering that methods developed for studying order phenomena in simple systems can be generalized to more complex forms of matter, in particular to liquid crystals and polymers

Collège de France - Paris, France

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1991 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1991

The Silence of the Lambs
directed by Jonathan Demme
with Anthony Hopkins (Dr. Hannibal Lecter) and Jodie Foster (Clarice Starling)

Designed in 1991

The Älgskinnsfåtöljen
by Mats Theselius

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Rod Stewart & Rachel Hunter / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 608/609, July 11, 1991



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