kakorama: a ride into the past


January 19th, 2001...

Today is Friday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Independent Women Part I"
by Destiny's Child

In the UK:
"Touch Me"
by Rui Da Silva featuring Cassandra
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Future of Drugs

(TIME Cover: January the 15th, 2001)

 Famous people born on the 19th of January:

399 - Pulcheria, Byzantine empress (d. 453)
1544 - King Francis II of France (d. 1560)
1809 - Edgar Allan Poe, American writer and poet (d. 1849)
1839 - Paul Cézanne, French painter (d. 1906)
1921 - Patricia Highsmith, American author (d. 1995)
1923 - Markus Wolf, German spy
1943 - Janis Joplin, American singer (d. 1970)
1943 - Princess Margriet of the Netherlands
1947 - Rod Evans, founding member of Deep Purple
1949 - Robert Palmer, English singer and guitarist (d. 2003)
1966 - Stefan Edberg, Swedish tennis player

 The Nobel Peace Prize 2001

Kofi Annan

with United Nations, for their work for a better organized and more peaceful world

U.N. Secretary-General

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 2001

A Beautiful Mind
directed by Ron Howard
with Russell Crowe (John Nash)

Designed in 2001

The Pebbles sofa system
by Marten Claesson, Eero Koivisto and Ola Rune

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

U2 / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 860, January 18, 2001



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