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Thursday, November 23, 2006

 

Circle of Life Thursdays


"One should judge a man mainly from his depravities. Virtues can be faked. Depravities are real." -- Klaus Kinski

Born Today:
Boris Karloff, favorite Frankenstein (1887); Erté, art deco designer (1892); Robert Towne, Chinatown author (1934); Bruce Hornsby, American musician (1954); Steve Harvey, king of comedy (1956)

Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
Walter Reed, legendary doctor (1902); Merle Oberon, Wuthering Heights actress (1979); Roald Dahl, Chocolate Factory author (1990); Klaus Kinski, the one and only Aguirre (1991); Louis Malle, My Dinner with Andre director (1995)

On This Day:
1876 - Corrupt Tammany Hall leader Boss Tweed is captured in Spain.
1936 - The first edition of Life is published.
1963 - The first episode of Doctor Who airs on the BBC.
1981 - Ronald Reagan signs the top secret NSDD-17, authorizing the C.I.A. to recruit and support Contra rebels in Nicaragua.
2006 - Happy Thanksgiving!

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