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Thursday, July 05, 2007

 

Circle of Life Thursdays


Born Today:
P.T. Barnum, circus impresario (1810)
Jean Cocteau, rebel artiste (1889)
Huey Lewis, pop rocker (1950)
Edie Falco, Sopranos housewife (1963)
The RZA, Wu-Tang Clan rapper (1969)
Amélie Mauresmo, tennis champ (1979)
Dolly, cloned sheep (1996)

Today's Poker Game In Heaven (or in Lay's case, Elsewhere):
Max Klinger, German artist (1920)
Ted Williams, Rex Sox legend (2002)
James Stockdale, Perot backup (2005)
Kenneth Lay, Enron leader (2006)

On This Day:
1830 - France invades Algeria.
1937 - Spam, the luncheon meat, is publicly offered by Hormel Foods.
1946 - The bikini is introduced in Paris, France.
1954 - Elvis Presley has his first commercial recording session.
1962 - Algeria becomes independent from France.
1975 - Arthur Ashe becomes the first black man to win Wimbledon.
1989 - Seinfeld aired its first episode.

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