kakorama: a ride into the past


June 15th, 1987...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by Atlantic Starr

In the UK:
"I Want To Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)"
by Whitney Houston
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Alan Greenspan

(TIME Cover: June the 15th, 1987)

 Famous people born on the 15th of June:

1330 - Edward the Black Prince, Prince of Wales (d. 1376)
1594 - Nicolas Poussin, French painter (d. 1665)
1914 - Yuri Andropov, General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (d. 1984
1943 - Johnny Hallyday, French singer and actor
1946 - Demis Roussos, Greek singer
1964 - Courteney Cox, American actress

 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1987

Susumu Tonegawa

for his discovery of the genetic principle for generation of antibody diversity

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Cambridge, MA, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1987 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1987

The Last Emperor
directed by Bernardo Bertolucci
with John Lone (Pu Yi), Joan Chen (Wan Jung) and Peter O'Toole (Reginald 'RJ' Johnson)

Designed in 1987

The Bar stool
by Shiro Kuramata

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Jon Bon Jovi / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 500, May 21, 1987



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