kakorama: a ride into the past


July 27th, 1987...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by Heart

In the UK:
"Who's That Girl"
by Madonna
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Mikhail Gorbachev

(TIME Cover: July the 27th, 1987)

 Famous people born on the 27th of July:

1667 - Johann Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician (d. 1748)
1768 - Charlotte Corday, French aristocrat who killed Jean-Paul Marat (d. 1793)
1835 - Giosuè Carducci, Italian writer, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1907)
1938 - Gary Gygax, American role-playing game creator
1960 - Jay Maynard, Internet celebrity (Tron Guy)

 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1987

Susumu Tonegawa

for his discovery of the genetic principle for generation of antibody diversity

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Cambridge, MA, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1987 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1987

The Last Emperor
directed by Bernardo Bertolucci
with John Lone (Pu Yi), Joan Chen (Wan Jung) and Peter O'Toole (Reginald 'RJ' Johnson)

Designed in 1987

The Bar stool
by Shiro Kuramata

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Grateful Dead / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 504/505, July 16, 1987



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