kakorama: a ride into the past


January 23rd, 1989...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Two Hearts"
by Phil Collins

In the UK:
"Especially For You"
by Kylie Minogue & Jason Donovan
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Barbara Bush

(TIME Cover: January the 23rd, 1989)

 Famous people born on the 23rd of January:

1783 - Stendhal, French writer (d. 1842)
1832 - Edouard Manet, French artist (d. 1883)
1876 - Otto Diels, German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1954)
1896 - Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (d. 1985)
1910 - Django Reinhardt, Belgian guitarist (d. 1953)
1957 - Princess Caroline of Monaco

 The Nobel Peace Prize 1989

The 14th Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso)


Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1989 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1989

Driving Miss Daisy
directed by Bruce Beresford
with Morgan Freeman (Hoke Colburn), Dan Aykroyd (Boolie Werthan) and Jessica Tandy (Daisy Werthan)

Designed in 1989

The Occasional table
by Philippe Starck

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Guns & Roses / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 539, November 17, 1988



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