kakorama: a ride into the past


August 30th, 1994...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"I'll Make Love to You"
by Boyz II Men

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

TIME Magazine: Nuclear Terrorists

(TIME Cover: August the 29th, 1994)

 Famous people born on the 30th of August:

1377 - Shah Rukh, ruler of Persia and Transoxonia (d. 1447)
1748 - Jacques-Louis David, French painter (d. 1825)
1871 - Ernest Rutherford, New Zealand-born Nobel Prize in Chemistry laureate (d. 1937)
1937 - Bruce McLaren, New Zealand car racer, designer, and manufacturer (d. 1970)
1962 - Alexander Litvinenko, British citizen, ex-KGB colonel and ex-FSB lieutenant-colonel (d.2006)
1972 - Cameron Diaz, American actress

 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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