kakorama: a ride into the past


May 22nd, 1997...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by The Notorious B.I.G.

In the UK:
"You're Not Alone"
by Olive
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Steven Speilberg

(TIME Cover: May the 19th, 1997)

 Famous people born on the 22nd of May:

1813 - Richard Wagner, German composer (d. 1883)
1907 - Hergé, Belgian comic book creator (d. 1983)
1907 - Sir Laurence Olivier, English actor and director (d. 1989)
1924 - Charles Aznavour, French singer, actor, and composer
1925 - Jean Tinguely, Swiss artist (d. 1991)
1959 - Morrissey, English singer
1970 - Naomi Campbell, English model and actress

 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1997

Stanley B. Prusiner

for his discovery of Prions - a new biological principle of infection

University of California School of Medicine - San Francisco, CA, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1997 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1997

directed by James Cameron
with Kate Winslet (Rose DeWitt Bukater) and Gloria Stuart (Old Rose)

Designed in 1997

The Vega chair
by Jasper Morrison

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

No Doubt / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 759, May 1, 1997



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