kakorama: a ride into the past


January 31st, 2001...

Today is Wednesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Independent Women Part I"
by Destiny's Child

In the UK:
by Limp Bizkit
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Power Failures

(TIME Cover: January the 29th, 2001)

 Famous people born on the 31st of January:

1338 - King Charles V of France (d. 1380)
1512 - King Henry of Portugal (d. 1580)
1543 - Tokugawa Ieyasu, Shogun of Japan (d. 1616)
1797 - Franz Schubert, Austrian composer (d. 1828)
1937 - Philip Glass, American composer
1938 - Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands
1961 - Lloyd Cole, British singer
1981 - Justin Timberlake, American singer

 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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