kakorama: a ride into the past


July 7th, 1967...

Today is Friday !

 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: Hippies, The

(TIME Cover: July the 7th, 1967)

 Famous people born on the 7th of July:

1053 - Emperor Shirakawa of Japan (d. 1129)
1119 - Emperor Sutoku of Japan (d. 1164)
1752 - Joseph-Marie Jacquard, French inventor (d. 1834)
1860 - Gustav Mahler, Austrian composer (d. 1911)
1887 - Marc Chagall, Russian-born painter (d. 1985)
1922 - Pierre Cardin, French fashion designer
1940 - Ringo Starr, English drummer and singer (The Beatles)
1943 - Toto Cutugno, Italian singer

 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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