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Thursday, August 16, 2007


Circle of Life Thursdays

Born Today:
Menachem Begin, Israeli leader (1913)
Charles Bukowski, rebel poet (1920)
Julie Newmar, feline fox (1933)
Angela Bassett, Waiting To Exhale actress (1958)
Madonna, musical icon (1958)
Steve Carell, office worker (1962)
Vanessa Carlton, singer/songwriter (1980)

Today's Poker Game In The Afterlife:
Babe Ruth, baseball slugger (1948)
Margaret Mitchell, Gone With The Wind novelist (1949)
Bela Lugosi, cinematic vampire (1956)
Elvis Presley, American singer and actor (1977)
Idi Amin, Ugandan dictator (1998)

On This Day:
1858 - President James Buchanan inaugurates the transatlantic telegraph cable by exchanging greetings with Queen Victoria.
1975 - Peter Gabriel leaves the band Genesis.
1984 - Carmaker John De Lorean is acquitted of all eight counts of possessing and distributing cocaine.
2006 - Republican Senator George Allen makes the infamous "Macaca" remark to one of his rival's interns.



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