kakorama: a ride into the past


March 25th, 1996...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Because You Loved Me"
by Céline Dion

In the UK:
"How Deep Is Your Love"
by Take That
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Can Machines Think?

(TIME Cover: March the 25th, 1996)

 Famous people born on the 25th of March:

1297 - Andronicus III Palaeologus, Eastern Roman Emperor (d. 1341)
1479 - Vasili III, Grand Prince of Moscow (d. 1533)
1541 - Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1587
1881 - Béla Bartók, Hungarian composer (d. 1945)
1921 - Simone Signoret, French actress (d. 1985)
1942 - Aretha Franklin, American singer
1943 - Paul Michael Glaser, American actor
1947 - Elton John, English singer and songwriter

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1996

Douglas D. Osheroff

with David M. Lee and Robert C. Richardson, for their discovery of superfluidity in helium-3

Stanford University - Stanford, CA, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1996 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1996

The English Patient
directed by Anthony Minghella
with Ralph Fiennes (Almasy), Kristin Scott Thomas (Katharine Clifton) and Juliette Binoche (Hana)

Designed in 1996

The Cappellini knotted chair
by Marcel Wanders

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Joan Osborne / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 730, March 21, 1996



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