Circle of Life Thursdays
"I sometimes think we must all be mad and that we shall wake to sanity in strait-waistcoats." -- Bram Stoker
Adolf Hitler, German dictator (1889); Joan Miró, Catalan painter (1893); Tito Puente, Latin beatmaster (1925); George Takei, Mr. Sulu (1940); Jessica Lange, Tootsie lover (1950); Veronica Cartwright, Eastwick cherry pitter (1950); Luther Vandross, closeted crooner (1951); Andy Serkis, cinematic Gollum (1964); Carmen Electra, Mrs. Dave Navarro (1972)
Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
Abigail Williams, accuser of Salem witches (1765); Pontiac, Chief of the Ottawa (1769); Bram Stoker, Dracula author (1912); Archibald MacLeish, American poet (1982); Benny Hill, horny comedian (1992); Rick Rude, professional wrestler (1999)
On This Day:
1902 - Pierre and Marie Curie refine radium chloride.
1912 - Opening day for Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.
1926 - Western Electric and Warner Bros. announce Vitaphone, a process to add sound to film.
1972 - Apollo 16 lands on the Moon.
1999 - Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold kill 12 students and a teacher in the Columbine High School massacre.