Circle of Life Thursdays
"I got a plan to get us out of here/I been working at the convenience store/Managed to save just a little bit of money/We won't have to drive too far/Just 'cross the border and into the city/You and I can both get jobs/And finally see what it means to be living." -- Tracy Chapman
Eric Clapton (b. 1945), Tears In Heaven; Lene Lovich (b. 19494), Don't Kill The Animals; MC Hammer (b. 1910), Can't Touch This; Tracy Chapman (b. 1964), Fast Car; Céline Dion (b. 1968), The Power of Love; Norah Jones (b. 1979), Don't Know Why
Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
Bobby Driscoll (d. 1968), Song of the South; Harold Peary (d. 1985), Clambake; James Cagney (d. 1986), White Heat; Michael Jeter (d. 2003), The Green Mile
On This Day:
1492 - Ferdinand and Isabella decree Jews must leave Spain unless they convert to Catholicism.
1822 - Florida Territory created in the United States.
1842 - Anesthesia is used for the first time Dr. Crawford Long.
1858 - Hymen Lipman patents a pencil with an attached eraser.
1981 - President Ronald Reagan is shot by John Hinckley, Jr.