Circle of Life Thursdays
"A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom." -- Bob Dylan
Gabriel Fahrenheit, German physicist (1686); Jean-Paul Marat, French revolutionary (1743); Queen Victoria, legendary ruler (1819); Bob Dylan, singer/songwriter (1941); Patti LaBelle, R&B singer (1944); Jim Broadbent, Moulin Rouge actor (1949); Alfred Molina, Boogie Nights actor (1953); Rosanne Cash, country music royalty (1955); Heavy D, rapper/actor (1967)
Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
Copernicus, renowned astronomer (1543); Duke Ellington, composer/musician (1974); Rachel Kempson, English actress (2003)
On This Day:
1626 - Peter Minuit buys Manhattan.
1830 - "Mary Had a Little Lamb" by Sarah Hale is published.
1883 - The Brooklyn Bridge in New York is opened to traffic.
1929 - The Cocoanuts, the first film to star the Marx Brothers, opens.
1988 - The anti-gay Section 28 is passed as law by Parliament in the United Kingdom.
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