kakorama: a ride into the past


July 12th, 1982...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Don't You Want Me"
by Human League

In the UK:
"Happy Talk"
by Captain Sensible
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: American Women

(TIME Cover: July the 12th, 1982)

 Famous people born on the 12th of July:

100 BC - Julius Caesar, Roman military and political leader (d. 44 BC)
1394 - Ashikaga Yoshinori, Japanese shogun (d. 1441)
1596 - Tsar Michael I of Russia (d. 1645)
1824 - Eugène Boudin, French painter (d. 1898)
1870 - Louis II of Monaco (d. 1949)
1884 - Amedeo Modigliani, Italian painter and sculptor (d. 1920)
1904 - Pablo Neruda, Chilean poet, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1973)
1937 - Bill Cosby, American comedian and actor

 The Nobel Prize in Literature 1982

Gabriel García Márquez

for his novels and short stories, in which the fantastic and the realistic are combined in a richly composed world of imagination, reflecting a continent's life and conflicts


Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1982 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1982

directed by Richard Attenborough
with Ben Kingsley (Mahatma Gandhi)

Designed in 1982

The Chairs, model no. 810A
by Richard Meier

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Pete Townshend / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 372, June 24, 1982



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