kakorama: a ride into the past


October 19th, 2003...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Baby Boy"
by Beyoncé featuring Sean Paul

In the UK:
"Where Is The Love?"
by Black Eyed Peas
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: War Over the Leak, The

(TIME Cover: October the 13th, 2003)

 Famous people born on the 19th of October:

1276 - Prince Hisaaki, Japanese shogun (d. 1328)
1582 - Dmitry Ivanovich, Tsarevich (d. 1591)
1851 - Empress Myeongseong, Empress of Korea (d.1895)
1862 - Auguste Lumière, French inventor (d. 1954)
1885 - Charles Merrill, American investment banker (d. 1956)
1931 - John le Carré, English novelist
1944 - Peter Tosh, Jamaican musician, political activist (d. 1987)
1969 - Trey Parker, American cartoonist, comedian, writer, and actor

 The Nobel Peace Prize 2003

Shirin Ebadi

for her efforts for democracy and human rights. She has focused especially on the struggle for the rights of women and children.


Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 2003

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
directed by Peter Jackson
with Elijah Wood (Frodo) and Ian McKellen (gandalf)

Designed in 2003

The Ondo sofa
by René Holten

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Ashton Kutcher / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 923, May 29, 2003



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