kakorama: a ride into the past


August 6th, 2004...

Today is Friday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Confessions Part II"
by Usher

In the UK:
"Dry Your Eyes"
by Streets
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: What Makes John Kerry Tick

(TIME Cover: August the 2nd, 2004)

 Famous people born on the 6th of August:

1180 - Emperor Go-Toba of Japan (d. 1239)
1697 - Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1745)
1881 - Alexander Fleming, Scottish scientist, Nobel laureate (d. 1955)
1917 - Robert Mitchum, American actor (d. 1997)
1928 - Andy Warhol, American artist (d. 1987)
1969 - Elliott Smith, American musician (d. 2003)

 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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