kakorama: a ride into the past


September 19th, 1982...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Hard to Say I'm Sorry"
by Chicago

In the UK:
"Eye Of The Tiger"
by Survivor
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Inmate Nation, The

(TIME Cover: September the 13th, 1982)

 Famous people born on the 19th of September:

86 - Antoninus Pius, Roman Emperor (d. 161)
866 - Leo VI, Byzantine Emperor (d. 912)
1551 - King Henry III of France (d. 1589)
1909 - Ferry Porsche, Austrian automobile pioneer (d. 1998)
1934 - Brian Epstein, English musical group manager (the Beatles) (d. 1967)
1955 - Richard Burmer, American composer, sound designer and electronic musician (d. 2006)

 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

Robin Williams / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 378, September 16, 1982



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