kakorama: a ride into the past


December 7th, 1965...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)"
by The Byrds

In the UK:
"The Carnival Is Over"
by The Seekers
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Millionaires Under 40

(TIME Cover: December the 3rd, 1965)

 Famous people born on the 7th of December:

1545 - Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, consort of Mary I of Scotland (d. 1567)
1905 - Gerard Kuiper, Dutch-born American astronomer (d. 1973)
1924 - Mário Soares, President of Portugal
1949 - Tom Waits, American singer, composer, and actor
2003 - Princess Catharina-Amalia of the Netherlands

 The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1965

Robert Burns Woodward

for his outstanding achievements in the art of organic synthesis

Harvard University - Cambridge, MA, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1965 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1965

The Sound of Music
directed by Robert Wise
with Julie Andrews (Maria) and Peggy Wood (Mother Abbess)

Designed in 1965

The Kantarelli suite
by Eero Aarnio


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