kakorama: a ride into the past


July 16th, 1975...

Today is Wednesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Love Will Keep Us Together"
by Captain & Tennille

In the UK:
"Tears On My Pillow"
by Johnny Nash
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Adam Smith

(TIME Cover: July the 14th, 1975)

 Famous people born on the 16th of July:

1486 - Andrea del Sarto, Italian painter (d. 153
1796 - Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, French painter
1911 - Ginger Rogers, American actress and dancer (d. 1995)
1941 - Desmond Dekker, Jamaican musician (d. 2006)
1963 - Fatboy Slim, English musicia
1964 - Miguel Indurain, Spanish cyclist

 The Nobel Peace Prize 1975

Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov

Soviet nuclear physicist

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1975 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1975

One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest
directed by Milos Forman
with Jack Nicholson (Randle Patrick McMurphy), Brad Dourif (Billy Bibbit) andLouise Fletcher (Nurse Mildred Ratched)

Designed in 1975

The VP Globe
by Verner Panton

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Stevie Wonder (illustration) / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 189, June 19, 1975



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