kakorama: a ride into the past


November 7th, 1976...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Rock'n Me"
by Steve Miller Band

In the UK:
by Pussycat
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Economy and Election, The

(TIME Cover: November the 1st, 1976)

 Famous people born on the 7th of November:

994 - Ibn Hazm, Arab philosopher (d. 1069)
1867 - Marie Curie, Polish-born chemist and physicist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in physics and in chemistry (d. 1934)
1879 - Leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary (d. 1940)
1913 - Albert Camus, French writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1960)
1927 - Hiroshi Yamauchi, Japanese computer game executive
1960 - Tommy Thayer, American guitarist (KISS)
1964 - Dana Plato, American actress (d. 1999)
1967 - Sharleen Spiteri Scottish singer and songwriter (Texas)
1969 - Hélène Grimaud, French pianist
1970 - Neil Hannon, Northern Irish musician (The Divine Comedy)

 The Nobel Prize in Literature 1976

Saul Bellow

for the human understanding and subtle analysis of contemporary culture that are combined in his work


Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1976 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1976

directed by John G. Avildsen
with Sylvester Stallone (Rocky Balboa), Burgess Meredith (Mickey) and Talia Shire (Adrian)

Designed in 1976

The Chair 'model 2004/2005'
by Alexander Begge

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Elton John / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 223, October 7, 1976



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