kakorama: a ride into the past


July 11th, 1991...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Rush Rush"
by Paula Abdul

In the UK:
"Any Dream Will Do"
by Jason Donovan
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Who Are Americans?

(TIME Cover: July the 8th, 1991)

 Famous people born on the 11th of July:

1274 - Robert the Bruce, King of Scotland (d. 1329)
1366 - Anne of Bohemia, queen of Richard II of England (d. 1394)
1628 - Tokugawa Mitsukuni, Japanese warlord (d. 1701)
1657 - King Frederick I of Prussia (d. 1713)
1767 - John Quincy Adams, 6th President of the United States (d. 1848)
1844 - King Peter I of Serbia (d. 1921)
1916 - Aleksandr Mikhailovich Prokhorov, Russian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2002)
1920 - Yul Brynner, Russian-born, American actor (d. 1985)
1934 - Giorgio Armani, Italian fashion designer
1957 - Peter Murphy, British musician (Bauhaus)
1959 - Suzanne Vega, American singer

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1991

Pierre-Gilles de Gennes

for discovering that methods developed for studying order phenomena in simple systems can be generalized to more complex forms of matter, in particular to liquid crystals and polymers

Collège de France - Paris, France

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1991 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1991

The Silence of the Lambs
directed by Jonathan Demme
with Anthony Hopkins (Dr. Hannibal Lecter) and Jodie Foster (Clarice Starling)

Designed in 1991

The Älgskinnsfåtöljen
by Mats Theselius

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Rod Stewart & Rachel Hunter / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 608/609, July 11, 1991



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