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Thursday, November 16, 2006

 

Circle of Life Thursdays


"At every turn when there has been an imbalance of power, the truth questioned, or our beliefs and values distorted, the change required to restore our nation has always come from the bottom up from our people." -- Howard Dean

Born Today:
Isamu Noguchi, legendary sculptor (1904); Martin Scorsese, The Departed director (1942); Lorne Michaels, Saturday Night Live impressario (1944); Howard Dean, Democratic Chairman (1948); RuPaul, supermodel of the world (1960)

Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
Queen Elizabeth I (1603); Antoine Charles Horace Vernet, French painter (1835); Auguste Rodin, French sculptor (1917); Arthur Conley, soul singer (2003)

On This Day:
1603 - Sir Walter Raleigh goes on trial for treason.
1800 - The Capitol building in Washington, DC holds its first session of Congress.
1973 - Richard Nixon tells 400 AP managing editors "I am not a crook".
2004 - Kmart buys Sears, Roebuck and Co. for $11 billion.
2006 - Sony Playstation 3 comes out in North America.

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