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Thursday, June 29, 2006


Circle of Life Thursdays

"A woman's always younger than a man of equal years." -- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Born Today:
George Goethals, famed engineer and bridge progenitor (1858); William Mayo, Mayo Clinic founder (1961); Frank Loesser, Guys and Dolls composer (1910); Ray Harryhausen, monster maestro (1920); Evelyn "Champagne" King, 'Shame' chanteuse (1960)

Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
Elizabeth Barrett Browning, English poetess (1861); Paul Klee, acclaimed painter (1940); Jayne Mansfield, a lesser Monroe (1967); Bob Crane, Hogan among heroes (1978); Lana Turner, Peyton Place lady (1995); Rosemary Clooney, renowned singer/George's aunt (2002); Katharine Hepburn, African Queen (2003)

On This Day:
1914 - Jina Guseva attempts to assassinate Grigori Rasputin in Siberia.
1933 - Primo Carnera KO's Jack Sharkey to become heavyweight champ of the world.
1956 - The Federal-Aid Highway Act is signed, creating the U.S. Interstate Highway System.
1995 - Space Shuttle Atlantis docks with Mir space station for the first time.
2006 - Happy Seychelles Independence Day!


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