kakorama: a ride into the past


August 9th, 2004...

Today is Monday !

 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 9th of August:

1776 - Amedeo Avogadro, Italian chemist (d. 1856)
1896 - Jean Piaget, Swiss psychologist (d. 1980)
1925 - David A. Huffman, Creator of Huffman coding (d. 1999)
1939 - Romano Prodi, Prime Minister of Italy, former President of the European Commission
1957 - Melanie Griffith, American actress
1963 - Whitney Houston, American singer and actress
1968 - Gillian Anderson, American actress
1978 - Audrey Tautou, French actress

 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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