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Thursday, January 18, 2007


Circle of Life Thursdays

"Nobody on his deathbed ever said, 'I wish I had spent more time at the office.'" -- Senator Paul Tsongas

Born Today:
Oliver Hardy, Laurel's buddy (1892); Cary Grant, Charade charade (1904); David Ruffin, leading Temptation (1941); Takeshi Kitano, cinematic icon (1947); Kevin Costner, waterworld resident (1955); Tom Bailey, Thompson twin (1956); Jesse L. Martin, my favorite Tom Collins (1969)

Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
Rudyard Kipling, The Jungle Book author (1936); Sydney Greenstreet, The Maltese Falcon actor (1954); Sir Cecil Beaton, fashion designer (1980); Paul Tsongas, Presidential contender (1997)

On This Day:
1903 - Theodore Roosevelt makes the first transatlantic radio transmission to King Edward VII.
1964 - The Beatles appear on the Billboard charts for the first time.
1975 - The Jeffersons debuts on CBS.
1990 - Washington, DC, Mayor Marion Barry is arrested for drug possession in an FBI sting.
1998 - The Bill Clinton - Monica Lewinsky affair story breaks on The Drudge Report.



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