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Thursday, June 22, 2006

 

Circle of Life Thursdays

"Finding cures is not the only solution/And it's not a case of sinner absolution/So we'll fight (Fight!)/For love and with pride/And we'll fight (Fight!)/Standing together for the right to live and die with dignity." -- Jimmy Somerville, "Read My Lips"

Born Today:
John Dillinger, legendary bank robber (1903); Octavia Butler, iconic sci-fi author (1947); Meryl Streep, greatest actress ever (1949); Jimmy Sommerville, iconic gay singer/ModFab's personal hero (1961); Dan Brown, Da Vinci heretic (1964); Jai Rodriguez, professional queer (1978)

Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
David O. Selznick, Gone with the Wind producer (1965); Judy Garland, friend of Dorothy (1969); Fred Astaire, dapper dancer (1987); Pat Nixon, first among ladies (1993); Ann Landers, advice queen (2002)

On This Day:
1633 - The Vatican forces Galileo Galilei to recant his scientific view that the Sun, not the Earth, is the center of the Universe.
1812 - Napoleon invades Russia.
1976 - Canadian House of Commons abolishes capital punishment.
1978 - Charon, a satellite of the planet Pluto, is discovered.
2006 - It's summer!

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