kakorama: a ride into the past


January 13th, 1972...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Brand New Key"
by Melanie

In the UK:
"I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing"
by The New Seekers
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: I.R.A. Fighter

(TIME Cover: January the 10th, 1972)

 Famous people born on the 13th of January:

1334 - King Henry II of Castile (d. 1379)
1927 - Sydney Brenner, British Nobel Laureate
1948 - Gaj Singh, Maharaja of Jodhpur
1954 - Trevor Rabin, South African guitarist (Yes)
1958 - Andrew Stanton, American actor and director
1970 - Marco Pantani, Italian cyclist (d. 2004)

 The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1972

Christian B. Anfinsen

for his work on ribonuclease, especially concerning the connection between the amino acid sequence and the biologically active conformation

National Institutes of Health - Bethesda, MD, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1972 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1972

The Godfather
directed by Francis Ford Coppola
with Marlon Brando (Don Vito Corleone), James Caan (Sonny Corleone) and Al Pacino (Michael Corleone)

Designed in 1972

The Marylin Sofa
by Studio 65

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Pete Townshend / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 97, December 9, 1971



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