kakorama: a ride into the past


October 7th, 2000...

Today is Saturday !

 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: Shawn Fanning

(TIME Cover: October the 2nd, 2000)

 Famous people born on the 7th of October:

1471 - King Frederick I of Denmark and Norway (d. 1533)
1748 - King Charles XIII of Sweden (d. 1818)
1841 - King Nicholas I of Montenegro (d. 1921)
1885 - Niels Bohr, Danish physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d.1962)
1923 - Jean-Paul Riopelle, Québécois member of Les Automatistes (d. 2002)
1931 - Desmond Tutu, South African archbishop and Nobel Laureate
1939 - John Hopcroft, American computer scientist
1952 - Vladimir Putin, 2nd President of Russia
1968 - Thom Yorke, English singer (Radiohead)

 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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