kakorama: a ride into the past


September 28th, 1974...

Today is Saturday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Rock Me Gently"
by Andy Kim

In the UK:
"Kung Fu Fighting"
by Carl Douglas
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Gerald Ford

(TIME Cover: September the 23rd, 1974)

 Famous people born on the 28th of September:

1601 - King Louis XIII of France (d. 1643)
1907 - Bhagat Singh, Indian freedom fighter (d. 1931)
1920 - William Conrad, American actor (d. 1994)
1922 - Arthur Penn, American director
1947 - Liz Torres, American actress and singer
1952 - Dumitru Prunariu, Romanian cosmonaut
1976 - Francesco Totti, Italian footballer

 The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1974

Paul J. Flory

for his fundamental achievements, both theoretical and experimental, in the physical chemistry of the macromolecules

Stanford University - Stanford, CA, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1974 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1974

The Godfather Part II
directed by Francis Ford Coppola
with Al Pacino (Michael Corleone), Robert De Niro (Vito Corleone) and Talia Shire (Connie Corleone)

Designed in 1974

The Relaxer 2 rocking chair
by Verner Panton

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Tanya Tucker / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 170, September 26, 1974



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