kakorama: a ride into the past


September 5th, 1989...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Cold Hearted"
by Paula Abdul

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

TIME Magazine: Rolling Stones, The

(TIME Cover: September the 4th, 1989)

 Famous people born on the 5th of September:

1187 - Louis VIII of France (d. 1226)
1638 - Louis XIV of France (d. 1715)
1847 - Jesse James, American outlaw (d. 1882)
1929 - Andrian Nikolayev, cosmonaut
1942 - Raquel Welch, American actress
1946 - Freddie Mercury, Zanzibar-born singer and songwriter (Queen) (d. 1991)
1973 - Rose McGowan, Italian-born actress

 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

Eddie Murphy / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 559, August 24, 1989



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