kakorama: a ride into the past


February 21st, 1993...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"I Will Always Love You"
by Whitney Houston

In the UK:
"No Limit"
by 2 Unlimited
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Chemistry of Love

(TIME Cover: February the 15th, 1993)

 Famous people born on the 21st of February:

1688 - Queen Ulrike Eleonora of Sweden (d. 1741)
1728 - Tsar Peter III of Russia, husband of Catherine the Great (d. 1762)
1875 - Jeanne Calment, French supercentenarian (d. 1997
1885 - Sacha Guitry, Russian dramatist (d. 1957)
1927 - Hubert de Givenchy, French fashion designer
1933 - Nina Simone, American singer (d. 2003)
1937 - King Harald V of Norway
1949 - Jerry Harrison, American musician (Talking Heads)

 The Nobel Peace Prize 1993

Nelson Mandela

with Frederik Willem de Klerk, for their work for the peaceful termination of the apartheid regime, and for laying the foundations for a new democratic South Africa

South Africa

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1993 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1993

Schindler's List
directed by Steven Spielberg
with Liam Neeson (Oskar Schindler) and Ralph Fiennes (Amon Goeth)

Designed in 1993

The Jamaica barstool
by Pepe Cortes

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

David Letterman / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 650, February 18, 1993



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