kakorama: a ride into the past


August 1st, 1990...

Today is Wednesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"She Ain't Worth It"
by Glenn Medeiros and Bobby Brown

In the UK:
"Turtle Power"
by Partners In Kryme
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Helmut Kohl

(TIME Cover: July the 30th, 1990)

 Famous people born on the 1st of August:

10 BC - Claudius, Roman Emperor (d. 54)
126 - Pertinax, Roman Emperor (d. 193)
1313 - Emperor Kogon of Japan (d. 1364)
1377 - Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433)
1819 - Herman Melville, American writer (d. 1891)
1893 - King Alexander I of Greece (d. 1920)
1924 - Georges Charpak, Ukrainian-born physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate
1930 - Pierre Bourdieu, French sociologist (d. 2002)
1936 - Yves Saint Laurent, French fashion designer
1942 - Jerry Garcia, American musician (The Grateful Dead) (d. 1995)
1959 - Joe Elliott, English musician (Def Leppard)
1960 - Chuck D, American rapper (Public Enemy)
1963 - Coolio, American rapper
1965 - Sam Mendes, British stage and film director

 The Nobel Peace Prize 1990

Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev

for his leading role in the peace process which today characterizes important parts of the international community

President of USSR

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1990 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1990

Dances With Wolves
directed by Kevin Costner
with Kevin Costner (Lieutenant Dunbar), Graham Greene (Kicking Bird) and Mary McDonnell (Stands With A Fist)

Designed in 1990

The The juicy Salif
by Philippe Starck

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Bonnie Raitt / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 577, May 3, 1990



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