Circle of Life Thursdays
"I say to the young, the workers, the peasants, the intellectuals and the middle classes: I will stand by your side and support your causes and ambitions." -- Hosni Mubarak
Hosni Mubarak, President of Egypt (1928); Audrey Hepburn, Tiffany lady (1929); Tammy Wynette, first lady of country (1942); Keith Haring, graffiti king (1958); Oleta Adams, soul chanteuse (1962)
Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
The victims of the Kent State massacre (1970): Allison Krause, Jeffrey Miller, Sandra Scheuer and William Schroeder
On This Day:
1930 - British police arrest Mahatma Gandhi and place him in Yeravda Prison.
1953 - Ernest Hemingway is awarded the Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea.
1979 - Margaret Thatcher becomes the first female Prime Minister of the U.K.
1989 - White House aide Oliver North is convicted of three crimes (later overturned on appeal).
1998 - "Unabomber" Theodore Kaczynski gets four life sentences plus 30 years after a plea agreement sparing him from the death penalty.