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Thursday, November 02, 2006


Circle of Life Thursdays

"If I talk to a girl, it's assumed that I'm having a scene with her. If I don't, then it's assumed that I'm gay." -- Shahrukh Khan

Born Today:
Marie Antoinette, Queen of France (1755); Pat Buchanan, evil despot (1938); k.d. lang, Canadian chanteuse (1961); Shahrukh Khan, Bollywood superstar (1965); Nelly, oddly named rapper (1975)

Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
George Bernard Shaw, Heartbreak House writer (1950); James Thurber, American humorist (1961); Mississippi John Hurt, American blues singer (1966); Pier Paolo Pasolini, Teorema director (1975)

On This Day:
1947 - Howard Hughes helms the maiden flight of the Spruce Goose, the largest fixed-wing aircraft ever built.
1959 - "21" game show contestant Charles Van Doren admits to a Congressional committee that he had been given questions and answers in advance.
1960 - Penguin Books is found not guilty of obscenity in the Lady Chatterley's Lover case.
1965 - Norman Morrison, a 31-year-old Quaker, sets himself on fire in front of the Pentagon to protest the Vietnam war.
1983 - President Ronald Reagan signs a bill creating Martin Luther King Day.



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