Circle of Life Thursdays
"La Vie Boheme! To days of inspiration: playing hookie, making something out of nothing, the need to express, to communicate, to going against the grain." -- Jonathan Larson
William Somerset Maugham, The Painted Veil author (1872); Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway author (1882); Corazon Aquino, President of the Philippines (1933); Etta James, blues legend (1938); Steve Prefontaine, champion runner (1951); Alicia Keys, my Boo (1980)
Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
Al Capone, iconic gangster (1947); Irene Castle, English dancer (1969); Ava Gardner, The Night of the Iguana actress (1990); Jonathan Larson, Rent composer (1995) (Miss you every day, Jonathan)
On This Day:
1554 - The city of São Paulo is founded in Brazil.
1890 - Nellie Bly completes her round-the-world journey in 72 days.
1959 - Pope John XXIII proclaims Second Vatican Council.
1961 - John F. Kennedy delivers the first live presidential TV news conference.
1971 - Idi Amin leads a coup deposing Obote and becomes Uganda's president.
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