kakorama: a ride into the past


January 30th, 1966...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"We Can Work It Out"
by The Beatles

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

TIME Magazine: Indira Gandhi

(TIME Cover: January the 28th, 1966)

 Famous people born on the 30th of January:

133 - Marcus Severus Didius Julianus, Roman Emperor (d. 193)
1841 - Félix Faure, 6th President of the French Third Republic (d. 1899)
1882 - Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd. President of the United States (d. 1945)
1894 - King Boris III of Bulgaria (d. 1943)
1927 - Olof Palme, Prime Minister of Sweden (d. 1986)
1941 - Dick Cheney, 46th Vice President of the United States
1951 - Phil Collins, English musician
1962 - Abdullah II of Jordan
1968 - Prince Felipe of Spain

 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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