kakorama: a ride into the past


January 15th, 1995...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"On Bended Knee"
by Boyz II Men

In the UK:
"Cotton Eye Joe"
by Rednex
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Newt Gingrich

(TIME Cover: January the 9th, 1995)

 Famous people born on the 15th of January:

1342 - Philip II, Duke of Burgundy (d. 1404)
1432 - King Afonso V of Portugal (d. 1481)
1481 - Ashikaga Yoshizumi, Japanese shogun (b. 1511)
1622 - Molière, French playwright (d. 1673)
1809 - Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, French anarchist (d. 1865)
1906 - Aristotle Onassis, Greek businessman (d. 1975)
1909 - Jean Bugatti, German-born automobile designer (d. 1939)
1918 - Gamal Abdal Nasser, President of Egypt (d. 1970)
1929 - Martin Luther King Jr, American civil rights leader, Nobel laureate (d. 1968)
1950 - Marius Trésor, French footballer
1975 - Mary Pierce, American tennis player

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1995

Frederick Reines

for the detection of the neutrino

University of California - Irvine, CA, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1995 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1995

directed by Mel Gibson
with Mel Gibson (William wallace) and Sophie Marceau (Princess Isabelle)

Designed in 1995

The Tato family
by Enrico Baleri and Denis Santachiara

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

David Letterman / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 698/699, December 29, 1994



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