kakorama: a ride into the past


June 28th, 1964...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"A World Without Love"
by Peter & Gordon

In the UK:
"It's Over"
by Roy Orbison
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: General Kong Le

(TIME Cover: June the 26th, 1964)

 Famous people born on the 28th of June:

1243 - Emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (d. 1304)
1476 - Pope Paul IV (d. 1559)
1491 - King Henry VIII of England (d. 1547)
1577 - Peter Paul Rubens, Belgian painter (d. 1640)
1712 - Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Swiss philosopher (d. 1778)
1926 - Mel Brooks, American filmmaker
1945 - David Knights, bass guitarist (Procul Harum)
1971 - Fabien Barthez, French footballer

 The Nobel Prize in Literature 1964

Jean-Paul Sartre

for his work which, rich in ideas and filled with the spirit of freedom and the quest for truth, has exerted a far-reaching influence on our age


Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1964 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1964

My Fair Lady
directed by George Cukor
with Rex Harrison (Professor Henry Higgins), Stanley Holloway (Alfred P. Doolittle) and Gladys Cooper (Mrs. Higgins)

Designed in 1964

The Telephone 'Grillo'
by Marco Zanuso and Richard Sapper


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