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Thursday, November 30, 2006

 

Circle of Life Thursdays


"I don't understand why people like me! It doesn't make any sense!" -- Clay Aiken

Born Today:
Mark Twain, American philosopher (1835); Sir Winston Churchill, British prime minister (1874); G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate crook (1930); David Mamet, Oleanna playwright (1947); Billy Idol, rebel yeller (1955); Ben Stiller, inventor of "blue steel" (1965); Clay Aiken, totally not gay American Idol (1978); Gael Garcia Bernal, future husband of ModFab (1978)

Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest author (1900); Francis Picabia, French painter and poet (1953); Tiny Tim, oddball entertainer (1996)

On This Day:
1886 - The Folies Bergère in Paris stages its first revue.
1979 - Pink Floyd release The Wall.
1993 - Bill Clinton signs the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act into law.
2004 - Longtime Jeopardy champion Ken Jennings finally loses, leaving him with $2,520,700, television's all-time biggest game show haul.

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