kakorama: a ride into the past


July 16th, 1984...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"When Doves Cry"
by Prince

In the UK:
"Two Tribes"
by Frankie Goes To Hollywood
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Democrats Launch Campaign

(TIME Cover: July the 16th, 1984)

 Famous people born on the 16th of July:

1486 - Andrea del Sarto, Italian painter (d. 153
1796 - Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, French painter
1911 - Ginger Rogers, American actress and dancer (d. 1995)
1941 - Desmond Dekker, Jamaican musician (d. 2006)
1963 - Fatboy Slim, English musicia
1964 - Miguel Indurain, Spanish cyclist

 The Nobel Peace Prize 1984

Desmond Mpilo Tutu

South Africa
Bishop of Johannesburg; former Secretary General, South African Council of Churches (S.A.C.C.)

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1984 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1984

directed by Milos Forman
with F. Murray Abraham (Antonio Salieri) and Tom Hulce (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

Designed in 1984

The Ekstrem
by Terje Ekström

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Pretenders, The / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 420, April 26, 1984



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