kakorama: a ride into the past


May 7th, 1997...

Today is Wednesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by The Notorious B.I.G.

In the UK:
"Blood On The Dance Floor"
by Michael Jackson
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: How We Get Addicted

(TIME Cover: May the 5th, 1997)

 Famous people born on the 7th of May:

1833 - Johannes Brahms, German composer (d. 1897)
1840 - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer (d. 1893)
1892 - Josip Broz Tito, President of Yugoslavia (d. 1980)
1901 - Gary Cooper, American actor (d. 1961)
1969 - Eagle Eye Cherry, Swedish musician

 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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