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Thursday, September 14, 2006


Circle of Life Thursdays

"The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crises, maintain their neutrality." -- Dante Alighieri

Born Today:
Clayton Moore, aka The Lone Ranger (1914); Walter Koenig, interstellar Chekhov (1936); Sam Neill, Jurassic Park actor (1947); Morten Harket, A-Ha lead singer (1959); Nas, hard rapper (1973)

Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
Dante Alighieri, Italian Inferno (1321); James Fenimore Cooper, Last of the Mohicans author (1851); Isadora Duncan, iconic dancer (1927); Princess Grace of Monaco, Hollywood/European royalty (1982); Beah Richards, legendary actress (2000)

On This Day:
1814 - Francis Scott Key writes The Star-Spangled Banner.
1901 - President William McKinley dies after assassination attempt a week earlier.
1969 - Sept. 14th is first birthdate drawn in the U.S. draft for the Vietnam War.
1975 - The first American saint, Elizabeth Ann Seton, is canonized by Pope Paul VI.
1984 - Joe Kittinger becomes first to fly a hot air balloon alone across the Atlantic.



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