kakorama: a ride into the past


August 16th, 1994...

Today is Tuesday !

 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 16th of August:

1378 - Hongxi Emperor of China (d. 1425)
1892 - Otto Messmer, American cartoonist (d. 1983)
1895 - Albert Cohen, Swiss novelist (d. 198
1913 - Menachem Begin, 6th Prime Minister of Israel, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1992)
1920 - Charles Bukowski, American poet (d. 1994)
1957 - Tim Farriss, Australian musician (INXS)
1958 - Madonna, American singer and actress
1980 - Robert Hardy, English bassist (Franz Ferdinand)

 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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