kakorama: a ride into the past


February 13th, 1972...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Let's Stay Together"
by Al Green

In the UK:
"Telegram Sam"
by T.Rex
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Henry Kissinger

(TIME Cover: February the 7th, 1972)

 Famous people born on the 13th of February:

1599 - Pope Alexander VII (d. 1667)
1903 - Georges Simenon, Belgian writer (d. 1989)
1933 - Kim Novak, American actress
1939 - Beate Klarsfeld, German Holocaust investigator/Nazi hunter
1956 - Peter Hook, English bassist (Joy Division and New Order)
1974 - Robbie Williams, English singer

 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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