kakorama: a ride into the past


July 16th, 1967...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by The Association

In the UK:
"A Whiter Shade Of Pale"
by Procol Harum
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: King Hussein

(TIME Cover: July the 14th, 1967)

 Famous people born on the 16th of July:

1486 - Andrea del Sarto, Italian painter (d. 153
1796 - Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, French painter
1911 - Ginger Rogers, American actress and dancer (d. 1995)
1941 - Desmond Dekker, Jamaican musician (d. 2006)
1963 - Fatboy Slim, English musicia
1964 - Miguel Indurain, Spanish cyclist

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1967

Hans Albrecht Bethe

for his contributions to the theory of nuclear reactions, especially his discoveries concerning the energy production in stars

Cornell University - Ithaca, NY, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1967 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1967

In the Heat of the Night
directed by Norman Jewison
with Rod Steiger (Police Chief Bill Gillespie)

Designed in 1967

The Panton chair
by Verner Panton


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