kakorama: a ride into the past


March 8th, 1999...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Angel of Mine"
by Monica

In the UK:
"Baby One More Time"
by Britney Spears
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Hillary Rodham Clinton

(TIME Cover: March the 1st, 1999)

 Famous people born on the 8th of March:

1514 - Amago Haruhisa, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1562)
1822 - Ignacy Lukasiewicz, Polish inventor (d. 1882)
1886 - Edward Calvin Kendall, American chemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1972)
1946 - Randy Meisner, American musician (The Eagles)
1958 - Gary Numan, British singer
1979 - Tom Chaplin, English singer (Keane)

 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1999

Günter Blobel

for the discovery that proteins have intrinsic signals that govern their transport and localization in the cell

Rockefeller University - New York, NY, USA; Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1999 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1999

American Beauty
directed by Sam Mendes
with Kevin Spacey (Lester Burnham) and Annette Bening (Carolyn Burnham)

Designed in 1999

The Toy chair
by Philippe Starck

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Jennifer Aniston / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 807, March 4, 1999



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