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Thursday, June 28, 2007


Circle of Life Thursdays

Born Today:
Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish painter (1577)
Luigi Pirandello, Six Characters... writer (1867)
Richard Rodgers, The Sound of Music composer (1902)
Mel Brooks, Blazing Saddles filmmaker (1926)
Kathy Bates, Titanic and Misery actress (1948)
John Cusack, 1408 actor (1966)
Kellie Pickler, idol wannabe (1986)

Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
Theodora, Byzantine empress (548)
Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria (1914)
Edward Carpenter, iconic gay poet (1929)
Rod Serling, Twilight Zone star (1975)

On This Day:
1894 - Labor Day becomes an official US holiday.
1919 - The Treaty of Versailles is signed in Paris, formally ending World War I.
1985 - St. Elmo's Fire is released nationwide.
2000 - Cuban exile Elián González returns to Cuba following a Supreme Court order.
2005 - Canada becomes the third country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage.



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