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Thursday, June 08, 2006

 

Circle of Life Thursdays


"The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization" -- Frank Lloyd Wright

Born Today:
Frank Lloyd Wright, American architect (1867); Nancy Sinatra, singer of walking boots (1940); Sonia Braga, Brazilian actress (1950); Rob Pilatus, Milli of Milli Vanilli (1965); Kanye West, American rapper (1977)

Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
Muhammad, Prophet of Islam (632); Thomas Paine, revolutionary writer (1809); Cochise, Apache leader (1874); George Sand, French author (1876); Satchel Paige, baseball player (1982)

On This Day:
1949 - Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell is published.
1949 - Helen Keller, Dorothy Parker, Danny Kaye and Edward G. Robinson are named in an FBI report as Communist Party members.
1953 - The Supreme Court rules that D.C. restaurants could not refuse black patrons.
1968 - James Earl Ray is arrested for the murder of Doctor Martin Luther King Jr.
1998 - Charlton Heston becomes president of the National Rifle Association.

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