kakorama: a ride into the past


September 16th, 1963...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"My Boyfriend's Back"
by The Angels

In the UK:
"She Loves You"
by The Beatles
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Red China

(TIME Cover: September the 13th, 1963)

 Famous people born on the 16th of September:

1387 - King Henry V of England (d. 1422)
1507 - Jiajing, Emperor of China (d. 1567)
1782 - Daoguang, Emperor of China (d. 1850)
1853 - Albrecht Kossel, German physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1927)
1924 - Lauren Bacall, American actress
1925 - B. B. King, American musician
1927 - Peter Falk, American actor
1941 - Richard Perle, American political advisor
1948 - Kenny Jones, English rock drummer (The Small Faces - The Who)
1956 - David Copperfield, American magician
1956 - Mickey Rourke, American actor

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1963

Maria Goeppert-Mayer

with J. Hans D. Jensen, for their discoveries concerning nuclear shell structure

University of California - La Jolla, CA, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1963 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1963

Tom Jones
directed by Tony Richardson
with Albert Finney (Tom Jones) and Diane Cilento (Molly)

Designed in 1963

The Djinn chaise lounge
by Olivier Mourgue


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