kakorama: a ride into the past


October 3rd, 2006...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by Justin Timberlake

In the UK:
"I Don't Feel Like Dancin'"
by Scissor Sisters
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: How I Lost My Hand But Found Myself

(TIME Cover: October the 2nd, 2006)

 Famous people born on the 3rd of October:

1790 - John Ross (Cherokee chief), Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation (d. 1866)
1804 - Allan Kardec, French founder of Spiritism (d. 1869)
1889 - Carl von Ossietzky, German pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1938)
1898 - Leo McCarey, American film director (d. 1969)
1919 - James M. Buchanan, American economist, Nobel Prize laureate
1938 - Eddie Cochran, American singer (d. 1960)
1969 - Gwen Stefani, American singer (No Doubt)

 The Nobel Prize in Literature 2006

Orhan Pamuk

who in the quest for the melancholic soul of his native city has discovered new symbols for the clash and interlacing of cultures


Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 2006

The Departed
directed by Martin Scorsese
with Matt Damon (Colin Sullivan), Leonardo DiCaprio (Billy Costigan), Jack Nicholson (Frank Costello)

Designed in 2006

The Zanotta veryround seat
by Louise Campbell

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

RS 1000th Issue / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 1000, May 18, 2006/ June 1, 2006



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