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Thursday, July 26, 2007


Circle of Life Thursdays

Born Today:
George Bernard Shaw, Major Barbara playwright (1856)
Carl Jung, Swiss psychiatrist (1875)
Aldous Huxley, Brave New World author (1894)
Stanley Kubrick, 2001: A Space Odyssey director (1928)
Mick Jagger, Rolling Stoner (1943)
Dame Helen Mirren, The Queen actress (1945)
Kevin Spacey, American Beauty actor (1959)
Jeremy Piven, Entourage agent (1965)

Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
Sam Houston, President of the Republic of Texas (1863)
Eva Perón, Argentine icon (1952)
Frank Loesser, Guys and Dolls composer (1969)
Diane Arbus, American photographer (1971)

On This Day:
1947 - President Harry S. Truman signs the National Security Act, creating the Central Intelligence Agency, Department of Defense, Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the National Security Council.
1948 - President Truman signs order desegregating the military of the United States.
1963 - The earthquake in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia kills 1100 people.
1991 - Paul Reubens, aka "Pee Wee Herman," is arrested in a Sarasota, FL theater for exposing himself.



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