kakorama: a ride into the past


August 10th, 1989...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by Prince

In the UK:
"Swing The Mood"
by Jive Bunny
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Diane Sawyer

(TIME Cover: August the 7th, 1989)

 Famous people born on the 10th of August:

1267 - King James II of Aragon (d. 1327)
1397 - Albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1439)
1560 - Hieronymus Praetorius, German composer (d. 1629)
1909 - Leo Fender, American luthier (d. 1991)
1943 - Ronnie Spector, American singer (Ronettes)
1959 - Rosanna Arquette, American model and actress
1960 - Antonio Banderas, Spanish actor
1961 - Jon Farriss, Australian musician (INXS)

 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

Who, The / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 556/557, July 13, 1989



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