kakorama: a ride into the past


September 23rd, 1963...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Blue Velvet"
by Bobby Vinton

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

TIME Magazine: International Cinema

(TIME Cover: September the 20th, 1963)

 Famous people born on the 23rd of September:

480 BC - Euripides, Greek playwright (d. 406 BC)
63 BC - Augustus Caesar, Roman Emperor (d. 14)
1161 - Emperor Takakura of Japan (d. 1181)
1215 - Kublai Khan of the Mongol Empire (d. 1294)
1713 - King Ferdinand VI of Spain (d. 1759)
1740 - Empress Go-Sakuramachi of Japan (d. 1813)
1771 - Emperor Kokaku of Japan (d. 1840)
1861 - Robert Bosch, German inventor and industrialist (d. 1942)
1920 - Mickey Rooney, American actor
1926 - John Coltrane, American saxophonist (d. 1967)
1930 - Ray Charles, American musician (d. 2004)
1938 - Romy Schneider, Austrian actress (d. 1982)
1943 - Julio Iglesias, Spanish singer
1949 - Bruce Springsteen, American singer and songwriter
1961 - Willie McCool, American astronaut (d. 2003)

 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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