kakorama: a ride into the past


April 17th, 2005...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Candy Shop"
by 50 Cent featuring Olivia

In the UK:
"(Is This The Way To) Amarillo"
by Tony Christie featuring Peter Kay
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Pope John Paul II, 1920-2005

(TIME Cover: April the 11th, 2005)

 Famous people born on the 17th of April:

1734 - Taksin, King of Thailand (d. 1782)
1837 - J.P. Morgan, American financier and philanthropist (d. 1913)
1894 - Nikita Khrushchev, Premier of the Soviet Union (d. 1971)
1918 - William Holden, American actor (d. 1981)
1946 - Georges J.F. Kohler, German biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1995)
1959 - Sean Bean, English actor

 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

Children of Rock / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 971, April 7, 2005



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