Circle of Life Thursdays
Jean-Paul Sartre, French philosopher (1905)
Ray Davies, head Kink (1944)
Ian McEwan, Atonement writer (1948)
Larry Wachowski, The Matrix co-director (1965)
Brandon Flowers, The Killers frontman (1981)
Prince William of Wales, British royalty (1982)
Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
Niccolò Machiavelli, legendary politico (1527)
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Russian composer (1908)
John Lee Hooker, blues musician (2001)
Carroll O'Connor, aka Archie Bunker (2001)
On This Day:
1940 - France surrenders to Germany.
1982 - John Hinckley is found not guilty by reason of insanity for the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan.
1989 - The U.S. Supreme Court rules that flag burning is protected free speech.
2001 - SpaceShipOne becomes the first privately funded spaceplane to achieve spaceflight.
2006 - Pluto's newly discovered moons are officially christened Nix & Hydra.
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