kakorama: a ride into the past


May 24th, 1998...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"My All"
by Mariah Carey

In the UK:
"Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade"
by All Saints
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Cancer

(TIME Cover: May the 18th, 1998)

 Famous people born on the 24th of May:

15 BC - Julius Caesar Germanicus, Roman commander (d. 19)
1686 - Gabriel Fahrenheit, German physicist and engineer (d. 1736)
1743 - Jean-Paul Marat, French revolutionary (d. 1793)
1819 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom (d. 1901)
1941 - Bob Dylan, American singer and songwriter
1945 - Priscilla Presley, American actress
1969 - Rich Robinson, American musician (Black Crowes)
1995 - Prince Joseph Wenzel of Liechtenstein

 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

Jerry Springer / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 786, May 14, 1998



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