kakorama: a ride into the past


February 25th, 1975...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Pick Up the Pieces"
by The Average White Band

In the UK:
"Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me)"
by Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Bernie Parent

(TIME Cover: February the 24th, 1975)

 Famous people born on the 25th of February:

1398 - Xuande, Emperor of China (d. 1435)
1643 - Ahmed II, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1695)
1841 - Pierre-Auguste Renoir, French painter, graphic artist and sculptor (d. 1919)
1873 - Enrico Caruso, Italian tenor (d. 1921)
1901 - Zeppo Marx, American actor (d. 1979)
1943 - George Harrison, British musician (the Beatles) (d. 2001)
1953 - José María Aznar, Prime Minister of Spain

 The Nobel Peace Prize 1975

Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov

Soviet nuclear physicist

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1975 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1975

One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest
directed by Milos Forman
with Jack Nicholson (Randle Patrick McMurphy), Brad Dourif (Billy Bibbit) andLouise Fletcher (Nurse Mildred Ratched)

Designed in 1975

The VP Globe
by Verner Panton

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Electric Muse, The / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 180, February 13, 1975



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