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Thursday, May 03, 2007

 

Circle of Life Thursdays


"The distinction between children and adults, while probably useful for some purposes, is at bottom a specious one, I feel. There are only individual egos, crazy for love." -- Niccolò Machiavelli

Born Today:
Niccolò Machiavelli, political mastermind (1469); Golda Meir, Prime Minister of Israel (1898); William Inge, Picnic playwright (1913); Frankie Valli, Jersey Boy (1934); Doug Henning, TV magician (1947); Christopher Cross, "Sailing" singer (1951); Dulé Hill, West Wing actor (1974)

Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
Bruce Cabot, Green Berets director (1972); Christine Jorgensen, celebrity transexual (1989); Jack Weston, Wait Until Dark actor (1996); John Joseph Cardinal O'Connor, New York archbishop (2000)

On This Day:
1494 - Christopher Columbus first sights Jamaica.
1937 - Gone with the Wind wins the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
1957 - Walter O'Malley agrees to move the Brooklyn Dodgers from Brooklyn to L.A.
1959 - The first Grammy Awards are announced.
1960 - The Fantasticks opens, eventually becoming the longest-running musical of all time.
1999 - The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 11,000 for the first time in history.

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