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Thursday, May 10, 2007


Circle of Life Thursdays

"The church is going to have to become the conscience of the free market if it's to have any meaning in this world - and stop being its apologist." -- Bono

Born Today:
John Wilkes Booth, actor/assassin (1838); Fred Astaire, actor/dancer (1899); David O. Selznick, Gone With The Wind producer (1902); Sid Vicious, sex pistolero (1957); Rick Santorum, ousted homophobe (1958); Bono, U2 frontman (1960); Linda Evangelista, Canadian supermodel (1965)

Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
Paul Revere, American patriot (1818); Stonewall Jackson, Confederate general (1863); Joan Crawford, Mildred Pierce actress (1977); John Wayne Gacy, serial killer (1994)

On This Day:
1869 - The First Transcontinental Railroad is completed
1872 - Victoria Woodhull becomes the first woman nominated for President of the United States.
1940 - Winston Churchill is appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
1954 - "Rock Around the Clock", the first rock and roll record to reach number one, is released.
1994 - Nelson Mandela becomes the first black president of South Africa.



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