kakorama: a ride into the past


November 1st, 1985...

Today is Friday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Saving All My Love for You"
by Whitney Houston

In the UK:
"The Power Of Love"
by Jennifer Rush
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Reagan, Craxi, Mubarak and Arafat

(TIME Cover: October the 28th, 1985)

 Famous people born on the 1st of November:

846 - Louis the Stammerer, King of West Francia (d. 879)
1778 - Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (d. 1837)
1878 - Carlos Saavedra Lamas, Argentine politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1959)
1946 - Ric Grech, English rock bassist (Family, Ginger Baker's Air Force, Traffic) (d. 1990)
1951 - Ronald Bell, American singer and saxophonist (Kool & the Gang)
1962 - Anthony Kiedis, American singer (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
1967 - Tina Arena, Australian singer

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1985

Klaus von Klitzing

for the discovery of the quantized Hall effect

Federal Republic of Germany
Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung - Stuttgart, Federal Republic of Germany

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1985 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1985

Out of Africa
directed by Sydney Pollack
with Klaus Maria Brandauer (Bror) and Meryl Streep (Karen)

Designed in 1985

The 'Whistling Bird' stainless steel teakettle, with sugar bowl and creamer"
by Michael Graves

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Sting / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 457, September 26, 1985



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