kakorama: a ride into the past


February 23rd, 2003...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"All I Have"
by Jennifer Lopez featuring LL Cool J

In the UK:
"All The Things She Said"
by Tatu
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: DNA Turns 50

(TIME Cover: February the 17th, 2003)

 Famous people born on the 23rd of February:

1417 - Pope Paul II (d. 1471)
1646 - Tokugawa Tsunayoshi, Japanese shogun (d. 1709)
1685 - Georg Friedrich Handel, German/British Baroque composer (d. 1759)
1743 - Mayer Amschel Rothschild, German-born banker (d. 1812
1940 - Peter Fonda, American actor
1954 - Viktor Yushchenko, President of Ukraine

 The Nobel Peace Prize 2003

Shirin Ebadi

for her efforts for democracy and human rights. She has focused especially on the struggle for the rights of women and children.


Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 2003

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
directed by Peter Jackson
with Elijah Wood (Frodo) and Ian McKellen (gandalf)

Designed in 2003

The Ondo sofa
by René Holten

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Shania Twain / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 915, February 6, 2003



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