kakorama: a ride into the past


September 4th, 1963...

Today is Wednesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"My Boyfriend's Back"
by The Angels

In the UK:
"Bad To Me"
by Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Roy Wilkins

(TIME Cover: August the 30th, 1963)

 Famous people born on the 4th of September:

1241 - Alexander III of Scotland (d. 1286)
1563 - Wanli, Emperor of China (d. 1620)
1913 - Mickey Cohen, American gangster (d. 1976)
1917 - Henry Ford II, American industrialist (d. 1987)
1927 - John McCarthy, American computer scientist
1949 - Martin Chambers, English drummer (The Pretenders)
1974 - Carmit Bachar, American musician (Pussycat Dolls)
1981 - Beyoncé Knowles, American singer

 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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