kakorama: a ride into the past


March 14th, 1972...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Without You"
by Nilsson

In the UK:
"Without You"
by Nilsson
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Uncle Sam

(TIME Cover: March the 13th, 1972)

 Famous people born on the 14th of March:

1681 - Georg Philipp Telemann, German composer (d. 1767)
1804 - Johann Strauß, Sr., Austrian composer (d. 1849)
1844 - King Umberto I of Italy (d. 1900)
1879 - Albert Einstein, German-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1955)
1933 - Quincy Jones, American music producer and composer
1958 - Albert II, Prince of Monaco

 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

Bob Dylan (illustration) / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 103, March 2, 1972



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