kakorama: a ride into the past


October 13th, 2000...

Today is Friday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by Madonna

In the UK:
"Against All Odds"
by Mariah Carey & Westlife
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Abortion Pill

(TIME Cover: October the 9th, 2000)

 Famous people born on the 13th of October:

709 - Emperor Konin Japan (d. 781)
1453 - Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales (d. 1471)
1862 - Mary Kingsley, English writer and explorer (d. 1900)
1921 - Yves Montand, Italian-born singer and actor (d. 1991)
1925 - Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
1934 - Nana Mouskouri, Greek singer
1941 - Paul Simon, American singer, songwriter, and guitarist
1964 - Niè Haishèng, Chinese astronaut
1971 - Sacha Baron Cohen, British comedian

 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2000

Eric R. Kandel

with Arvid Carlsson and Paul Greengard, for their discoveries concerning signal transduction in the nervous system

Columbia University - New York, NY, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 2000

directed by Ridley Scott
with Russell Crowe (Maximus Decimus Meridius) and Joaquin Phoenix (Commodus)

Designed in 2000

The Marumaru
by Kazuyo Sejima

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Gisele / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 849, September 14, 2000



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