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Thursday, April 27, 2006


Circle of Life Thursdays

"Women, if the soul of the nation is to be saved, I believe that you must become its soul." -- Coretta Scott King

Born Today:
Sergei Prokofiev, Russian composer (1891); Coretta Scott King, civil rights activist (1927); Casey Kasem, American disc jockey (1932); August Wilson, American playwright (1945); Kate Pierson, B-52 bouffant (1948)

Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
Ferdinand Magellan, Portuguese explorer (1521); Ralph Waldo Emerson, American essayist (1882); Alexander Scriabin, Russian composer (1915); Edward R. Murrow, legendary journalist (1965); Vicki Sue Robinson, who Turned The Beat Around (2000)

On This Day:
1667 - Blind and impoverished, John Milton sells copyright of Paradise Lost for £10.
1810 - Beethoven composes his famous piano piece, Für Elise.
1936 - The United Auto Workers (UAW) gains autonomy from the AFL.
1964 - "Love Me Do" by the Beatles becomes #1 in the U.S.
1997 - Andrew Cunanan murders Jeffrey Trail, beginning a murder spree that will end with the murder of fashion designer Gianni Versace.


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