kakorama: a ride into the past


February 22nd, 2005...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Let Me Love You"
by Mario

In the UK:
"Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own"
by U2
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: What Teachers Hate About Parents

(TIME Cover: February the 21st, 2005)

 Famous people born on the 22nd of February:

1040 - Rashi, French rabbi and commentator (d. 1105)
1403 - Charles VII of France (d. 1461)
1732 - George Washington, 1st President of the United States. (d. 1799)
1788 - Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher (d. 1860)
1857 - Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, English founder of the Boy Scouts (d. 1941)
1857 - Heinrich Hertz, German physicist (d. 1894)
1921 - Jean-Bédel Bokassa, ruler of the Central African Republic (d. 1996)
1949 - Niki Lauda, Austrian race car driver

 The Nobel Peace Prize 2005

Mohamed ElBaradei

with the IAEA, for their efforts to prevent nuclear energy from being used for military purposes and to ensure that nuclear energy for peaceful purposes is used in the safest possible way

Director General of IAEA

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 2005

directed by Paul Haggis
with Matt Dillon (Officer Ryan)

Designed in 2005

The Kirk chair
by René Holten

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Johnny Depp / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 967, February 10, 2005



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