kakorama: a ride into the past


November 15th, 1998...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Doo Wop (That Thing)"
by Lauryn Hill

In the UK:
by Cher
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Corporate Welfare

(TIME Cover: November the 9th, 1998)

 Famous people born on the 15th of November:

1316 - John I of France (d. 1316)
1397 - Pope Nicholas V (d. 1455)
1793 - Michel Chasles, French mathematician (d. 1880)
1889 - Manuel II of Portugal (d. 1932)
1895 - Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia (d. 1918)
1932 - Petula Clark, English singer
1956 - Michael Hampton, American guitarist (Funkadelic)
1967 - François Ozon, French film director

 The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1998

John A. Pople

for his development of computational methods in quantum chemistry

United Kingdom
Northwestern University - Evanston, IL, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1998 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1998

Shakespeare in Love
directed by John Madden
with Gwyneth Paltrow (Viola De Lesseps), Gwyneth Paltrow (Viola De Lesseps) and Judi Dench (Queen Elizabeth I)

Designed in 1998

The Komed chair
by Marc Newson

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Hip Hop Now / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 798, October 29, 1998



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