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Thursday, September 21, 2006

 

Circle of Life Thursdays


"Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work." -- Stephen King

Born Today:
H. G. Wells, War of the Worlds writer (1866); Chuck Jones, American animator (1912); Larry Hagman, aka J.R. Ewing (1931); Stephen King, master of horror (1947); Bill Murray, Lost in Translation actor (1950); Faith Hill, country goddess (1967); Nicole Richie, celebrity disaster (1981)

Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
Sir Walter Scott, Scottish writer (1832); Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher (1860); Jacqueline Susann, Valley of the Dolls novelist (1974); Florence Griffith Joyner, Olympic track star (1998)

On This Day:
1780 - Benedict Arnold gives the British the plans to West Point.
1897 - The "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus" letter is published in the New York Sun.
1937 - J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit is published.
1970 - Monday Night Football premieres.
1984 - Sandra Day O'Connor, the first female supreme court justice, is confirmed.

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