kakorama: a ride into the past


May 23rd, 1986...

Today is Friday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Greatest Love of All"
by Whitney Houston

In the UK:
"The Chicken Song"
by Spitting Image
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Baby Boomers

(TIME Cover: May the 19th, 1986)

 Famous people born on the 23rd of May:

1052 - King Philip I of France (d. 1108)
1100 - Emperor Qinzong of China (d. 1161)
1734 - Franz Anton Mesmer, Austrian physician/hypnotist (d.1815)
1917 - Edward Norton Lorenz, American mathematician and meteorologist (invented the strange attractor notion and coined the term butterfly effect)
1933 - Joan Collins, English actress
1951 - Anatoly Karpov, Russian chess player
1967 - Phil Selway, English drummer (Radiohead)
1972 - Rubens Barrichello, Brazilian race car driver

 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

Michael J. Fox / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 474, May 22, 1986



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