Circle of Life Thursdays
"When I die fuck it i wanna to go to hell/cause im a piece of shit it aint hard to fucking tell/it dont make sense going to heaven with the goodie goodies/dressed in white, i like black timbs and black hoodies/god would probley have me on some real strict shit/no sleepin all day no geting my dick licked/hanging with the goodie goodies loungin in the paradise/fuck that shit i wanna tote guns and shoot dice" -- The Notorious B.I.G.
Born Today, March 9:
Amerigo Vespucci (b. 1454), continental namesake; Will Geer (b. 1902), gay Grandpa Walton; Mickey Spillane (b. 1918), noir novelist; Bobby Fischer (b. 1943), chess champion; Juliette Binoche (b. 1964), English Patient nurse; Bow Wow (b. 1987), teen rapper
Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
Robert Mapplethorpe (d. 1989), controversial photographer; Charles Bukowski (d. 1994), Beat author; George Burns (d. 1996), vaudeville legend; The Notorious B.I.G. (d. 1997), iconic rap star; Stan Brakhage (d. 2003), experimental filmmaker
On This Day:
1841 - The U.S. Supreme Court rules in the Amistad slavery case.
1954 - CBS broadcasts "A Report on Senator Joseph McCarthy" produced by Edward R. Murrow.
1959 - The Barbie doll debuts.
1964 - The first Ford Mustang is built at Ford Motor Company.
1987 - U2 release the album The Joshua Tree.