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Thursday, August 23, 2007

 

Circle of Life Thursdays


Born Today:
Gene Kelly, Singin' in the Rain actor (1912)
Mark Russell, political commentator (1932)
Barbara Eden, sitcom genie (1934)
Rick Springfield, Jessie's jealous friend (1949)
Queen Noor, Jordanian royalty (1951)
Charles Busch, drag royalty (1954)
River Phoenix, Stand By Me actor (1970)
Kobe Bryant, basketball player (1978)

Today's Poker Game In The Afterlife:
William Wallace, Scottish patriot (1305)
Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, Italian anarchists (1927)
Oscar Hammerstein II, South Pacific lyricist (1960)
The original Shamu, Sea World orca (1971)
Maynard Ferguson, jazz trumpeter (2006)

On This Day:
1833 - Slavery abolished in the British colonies.
1964 - The LP A Hard Day's Night by The Beatles is released.
1968 - Ringo Starr temporarily quits The Beatles.
1979 - Soviet dancer Alexander Godunov defects to the United States.
1996 - Osama bin Laden issues message entitled 'a declaration of war against the Americans occupying the land of the two holy places.'

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