kakorama: a ride into the past


September 28th, 1978...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Kiss You All Over"
by Exile

In the UK:
"Dreadlock Holiday"
by 10cc
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Begin and Sadat

(TIME Cover: September the 25th, 1978)

 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 1978

Peter D. Mitchell

for his contribution to the understanding of biological energy transfer through the formulation of the chemiosmotic theory

United Kingdom
Glynn Research Laboratories - Bodmin, United Kingdom

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1978 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1978

The Deer Hunter
directed by Michael Cimino
with Robert De Niro (Michael), Christopher Walken (Nick) and Meryl Streep (Linda)

Designed in 1978

The Tea service
by Peter Shire

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Donna Summer / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 261, March 23, 1978



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