kakorama: a ride into the past


January 3rd, 1966...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"The Sound of Silence"
by Simon and Garfunkel

In the UK:
"Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out"
by The Beatles
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Millionaires Under 40

(TIME Cover: December the 3rd, 1965)

 Famous people born on the 3rd of January:

106 BC - Cicero, Roman statesman and philosopher (d. 43 BC)
1196 - Emperor Tsuchimikado of Japan (d. 1231)
1892 - J. R. R. Tolkien, British writer (d. 1973)
1929 - Sergio Leone, Italian director (d. 1989)
1946 - Victoria Principal, American actress
1946 - John Paul Jones, British musician (Led Zeppelin)
1956 - Mel Gibson, American actor
1969 - Michael Schumacher, German race car driver
1975 - Thomas Bangalter, French DJ (Daft Punk)

 The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1966

Robert S. Mulliken

for his fundamental work concerning chemical bonds and the electronic structure of molecules by the molecular orbital method

University of Chicago - Chicago, IL, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1966 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1966

A Man for All Seasons
directed by Fred Zinnemann
with Paul Scofield (Sir Thomas More), Robert Shaw (King Henry VIII) and Wendy Hiller (Alice More)

Designed in 1966

The Helicoid staircase
by Roger Tallon


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