kakorama: a ride into the past


August 13th, 2004...

Today is Friday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Slow Motion"
by Juvenile featuring Soulja Slim

In the UK:
"Thunderbirds / 3AM"
by Busted
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Olympic Preview: Pool Shark

(TIME Cover: August the 9th, 2004)

 Famous people born on the 13th of August:

1311 - King Alfonso XI of Castile and Leon (d. 1350)
1313 - Aradia de Toscano, Italian insurrectionist, teacher, and witch
1814 - Anders Jonas Ångström, Swedish physicist (d. 1874)
1818 - Lucy Stone, American suffragette (d. 1893
1899 - Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, English film director (d. 1980)
1926 - Fidel Castro, Cuban revolutionary and politician
1952 - Herb Ritts, American photographer (d. 2004)
1967 - Amélie Nothomb, Belgian writer

 The Nobel Peace Prize 2004

Wangari Muta Maathai

for her contribution to sustainable development, democracy and peace


Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 2004

Million Dollar Baby
directed by Clint Eastwood
with Clint Eastwood (Frankie Dunn), Morgan Freeman (Eddie Scrap-Iron Dupris) and Hilary Swank (Maggie Fitzgerald)

Designed in 2004

The Easy stacking chair
by Jerszy seymour

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Prince / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 949, May 27, 2004



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