kakorama: a ride into the past


November 30th, 1986...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"You Give Love a Bad Name"
by Bon Jovi

In the UK:
"Take My Breath Away"
by Berlin
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Sex Education

(TIME Cover: November the 24th, 1986)

 Famous people born on the 30th of November:

1781 - Alexander Berry, British adventurer (d. 1873)
1810 - Oliver Winchester, American gunsmith (d. 1880)
1835 - Samuel Clemens (aka Mark Twain), American writer (d. 1910)
1874 - Sir Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1965)
1912 - Gordon Parks, American photographer, film director, composer and writer (d. 2006)
1936 - Abbie Hoffman, American activist (d. 1989)
1937 - Ridley Scott, British film director
1945 - Roger Glover, British bassist (Deep Purple)
1955 - Billy Idol, British musician

 The Nobel Peace Prize 1986

Elie Wiesel

Chairman of The President's Commission on the Holocaust

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1986 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1986

directed by Oliver Stone
with Tom Berenger (Sgt. Barnes) and Tom Berenger (Sgt. Barnes)

Designed in 1986

The Pat Conley II
by Philippe Starck

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Huey Lewis / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 487, November 20, 1986



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