kakorama: a ride into the past


March 31st, 1992...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Save the Best for Last"
by Vanessa Williams

In the UK:
by Shakespear's Sister
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Garth Brooks, Country Music Chart Topper

(TIME Cover: March the 30th, 1992)

 Famous people born on the 31st of March:

250 - Constantius Chlorus, Roman Emperor (d. 306)
1499 - Pope Pius IV (d. 1565)
1519 - King Henry II of France (d. 1559)
1536 - Ashikaga Yoshiteru, Japanese shogun (d. 1565)
1596 - René Descartes, French mathematician (d. 1650)
1675 - Pope Benedict XIV (d. 1758)
1723 - King Frederick V of Denmark (d. 1766)
1732 - Joseph Haydn, Austrian composer (d. 1809)
1914 - Octavio Paz, Mexican diplomat and writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1998)
1948 - Al Gore, Vice President of the United States
1955 - Angus Young, Scottish-born musician (AC/DC)
1974 - Stefan Olsdal, Swedish bassist (Placebo)

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1992

Georges Charpak

for his invention and development of particle detectors, in particular the multiwire proportional chamber

École Supérieure de Physique et Chimie - Paris, France; CERN - Geneva, Switzerland

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1992 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1992

directed by Clint Eastwood
with Clint Eastwood (Bill Munny) and Gene Hackman (Little Bill Daggett)

Designed in 1992

The Desk
by Marc Newson

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Mike Myers & Dana Carvey / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 626, March 19, 1992



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