kakorama: a ride into the past


August 14th, 1965...

Today is Saturday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"I Got You Babe"
by Sonny and Cher

In the UK:
by The Beatles
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Lal Bahadur Shastri

(TIME Cover: August the 13th, 1965)

 Famous people born on the 14th of August:

1297 - Emperor Hanazono, Emperor of Japan (d. 1348)
1642 - Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1723)
1688 - Frederick William I of Prussia (d. 1740)
1740 - Pope Pius VII (d. 1823)
1777 - Francis I of the Two Sicilies (d. 1830)
1926 - René Goscinny, French comic-strip author (d. 1977)
1945 - Wim Wenders, German-born film director
1946 - Antonio Fargas, American actor
1965 - Emmanuelle Béart, French actress

 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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