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Thursday, April 19, 2007


Circle of Life Thursdays

"The ideal of a single civilization for everyone, implicit in the cult of progress and technique, impoverishes and mutilates us." -- Octavio Paz

Born Today:
Eliot Ness, untouchable lawman (1903); Merce Cunningham, legendary choreographer (1919); Dick Sargent, the gay Darrin (1930); Jayne Mansfield, the lesser Monroe (1933); Tim Curry, sweet transvestite (1946); James Franco, Spidey villain (1978); Kate Hudson, Almost Famous muse (1979); Hayden Christensen, young Anakin (1981)

Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
Charles Darwin, English biologist (1882); Daphne du Maurier, Rebecca novelist (1989); David Koresh, Branch Davidian (1993); Octavio Paz, Mexican writer (1998)

On This Day:
1909 - Joan of Arc receives beatification.
1927 - Mae West is sentenced to 10 days in jail for obscenity for her play Sex.
1943 - Swiss chemist Dr. Albert Hofmann deliberately takes LSD for the first time.
1956 - Grace Kelly marries Rainier III of Monaco.
1961 - The Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba ends in failure.
1987 - The Simpsons make their television debut on The Tracey Ullman Show.
2005 - Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger is elected Pope Benedict XVI.



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