Circle of Life Thursdays
"Women will only have true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation." -- Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (1933); Jimmy Swaggart, disgraced televangelist (1935); David Cronenberg, A History of Violence director (1943); Kate Bornstein, transgender author/artist (1948); Eva Longoria, hottie housewife (1975); Will.i.am, head black eyed pea (1975)
Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
Julius Caesar, Roman ruler (44BC); H. P. Lovecraft, legendary horror writer (1937); Aristotle Onassis, shipping magnate (1975); Benjamin Spock, well-known pediatrician (1998)
On This Day:
44BC - Julius Caesar, Dictator of the Roman Republic, is stabbed to death by Marcus Junius Brutus and several other Roman senators on the Ides of March.
1916 - Woodrow Wilson sends 12,000 troops over the Mexican border to pursue Pancho Villa.
1952 - In Cilaos, Réunion, 73 inches of rain falls in one day, a new world record.
1956 - The Broadway musical My Fair Lady opens in New York City.
1972 - The film version of The Godfather is released in theaters.
1990 - Mikhail Gorbachev is elected as the first executive president of the Soviet Union.
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