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Thursday, December 14, 2006

 

Circle of Life Thursdays


"There is no sinner like a young saint." -- Aphra Behn

Born Today:
Nostradamus, oracle/astrologer (1503); Aphra Behn, The Rover playwright (1640); Shirley Jackson, The Lottery writer (1916); Patty Duke, fake television twin (1946); Michael Ovitz, Hollywood bigwig (1946)

Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
George Washington, first President of the United States (1799); Dinah Washington, jazz crooner (1939); Friedrich Dürrenmatt, The Visit playwright (1990); Roger Maris, baseball player (1985); Norman Fell, aka Mr. Roper (1998)

On This Day:
1542 - Princess Mary Stuart becomes Queen Mary I of Scotland.
1959 - Motown is founded by Berry Gordy.
1962 - Mariner 2 becomes the first spacecraft to fly by Venus.
1977 - Saturday Night Fever film is released.
1995 - The Dayton Agreement is signed in Paris by Slobodan Milošević, Jacques Chirac, Bill Clinton, John Major, Helmut Kohl and Viktor Chernomyrdin.

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