kakorama: a ride into the past


August 15th, 1994...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Stay (I Missed You)"
by Lisa Loeb and Nine Stories

In the UK:
"Love Is All Around"
by Wet Wet Wet
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Infidelity

(TIME Cover: August the 15th, 1994)

 Famous people born on the 15th of August:

1171 - King Alfonso IX of Leon (d. 1230)
1769 - Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of the French (d. 1821
1771 - Sir Walter Scott, Scottish historical novelist (d. 1832)
1893 - Leslie Comrie, New Zealand astronomer and computing pioneer (d. 1950)
1896 - Leon Theremin, Russian inventor (d. 1993)
1925 - Oscar Peterson, Canadian jazz pianist
1945 - Mahamandaleshwar Paramhans Swami Maheshwarananda, Indian guru
1950 - The Princess Anne, Princess Royal of the United Kingdom

 The Nobel Peace Prize 1994

Yitzhak Rabin

with Yasser Arafat and Shimon Peres, for their efforts to create peace in the Middle East

Prime Minister of Israel

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1994 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1994

Forrest Gump
directed by Robert Zemeckis
with Tom Hanks (Forrest Gump) and Gary Sinise (Lieutenant Dan)

Designed in 1994

The Salsa lounge seating
by Paul aferiat and Peter Stamberg

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Counting Crows / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 685, June 30, 1994



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