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Thursday, May 18, 2006


Circle of Life Thursdays

"Modern Fabulousity is the greatest site in the history of sites, possibly the single greatest achievement since the birth of the internet. It is, simply, a blog non pareil. We should all get on our knees, bow down, offer ourselves and praise ModFab on this, the birthday of its gorgeous, talented, fascinating, sexy editor." -- Anonymous A-List Celebrity

Born Today:
Frank Capra, It Happened One Night director (1897); Mark Mothersbaugh, lead singer of Devo (1950); Chow Yun-Fat, Hong Kong actor (1955); Tina Fey, writer/comedienne (1970); Gabriel Shanks, ModFab Editor (date undisclosed)

Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, The Barber of Seville playwright (1799); Gustav Mahler, Austrian composer (1911); Ian Curtis, lead singer of Joy Division (1980); William Saroyan, Time of Your Life author (1981); Elizabeth Montgomery, aka Samantha Stevens (1995)

On This Day:
1152 - Henry II marries Eleanor of Aquitaine
1652 - Rhode Island passes the first law in North America making slavery illegal.
1896 - The Supreme Court rules in Plessy v. Ferguson that separate but equal is constitutional.
1897 - The novel Dracula by Bram Stoker is published.
1980 - Mount St. Helens erupts, killing 57 people and causing $3 billion in damage.


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