kakorama: a ride into the past


June 27th, 1966...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Paperback Writer"
by The Beatles

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

TIME Magazine: Senator Jacob Javits

(TIME Cover: June the 24th, 1966)

 Famous people born on the 27th of June:

1040 - King Ladislaus I of Hungary (d. 1095)
1350 - Manuel II Palaeologus, Eastern Roman Emperor
1462 - King Louis XII of France (d. 1515)
1550 - King Charles IX of France (d. 1574)
1880 - Helen Keller, American spokeswoman for the deaf and blind (d. 1968)
1884 - Gaston Bachelard, French philosopher and poet (d. 1962)
1941 - Krzysztof Kieslowski, Polish film director (d. 1996)
1942 - Bruce Johnston, American singer/songwriter, member of The Beach Boys
1955 - Isabelle Adjani, French actress
1985 - Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russian tennis player

 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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