kakorama: a ride into the past


May 28th, 1997...

Today is Wednesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by Hanson

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 28th of May:

1140 - Xin Qiji, Chinese poet (d. 1207)
1524 - Selim II, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1574)
1660 - King George I of Great Britain (d. 1727)
1738 - Joseph-Ignace Guillotin, French physician (d. 1814)
1944 - Rudy Giuliani, Mayor of New York City
1955 - John McGeoch, Scottish musician (Siouxsie and the Banshees) (d. 2004)
1962 - Roland Gift, English musician (Fine Young Cannibals)
1962 - James Michael Tyler, actor-best known as Gunther on 'Friends'.
1968 - Kylie Minogue, Australian actress and singer

 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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