kakorama: a ride into the past


August 12th, 1975...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Jive Talkin'"
by Bee Gees

In the UK:
by Typically Tropical
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Ford and Brezhnev

(TIME Cover: August the 4th, 1975)

 Famous people born on the 12th of August:

1503 - Christian III of Denmark and Norway (d. 1559)
1604 - Tokugawa Iemitsu, Japanese shogun (d. 1651)
1629 - Tsar Alexei I of Russia (d. 1676)
1643 - King Afonso VI of Portugal (d. 1683)
1762 - King George IV of the United Kingdom (d. 1830)
1881 - Cecil B. DeMille, American director (d. 1959)
1887 - Erwin Schrödinger, Austrian physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1961)
1949 - Mark Knopfler, British guitarist (Dire Straits)
1971 - Pete Sampras, American tennis player
1981 - Djibril Cissé, French footballer

 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

Richard Dreyfuss / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 192, July 31, 1975



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