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Thursday, August 30, 2007


Circle of Life Thursdays

Born Today:
Jacques-Louis David, French painter (1748)
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Frankenstein author (1797)
Geoffrey Beene, fashion designer (1927)
Molly Ivins, political humorist (1944)
Michael Chiklis, The Shield actor (1963)
Paul Oakenfold, disc jockey (1963)
Cameron Diaz, The Mask actress (1972)
Andy Roddick, tennis ace (1982)

Today's Poker Game In The Afterlife:
Max Factor, cosmetics king (1938)
Nathan Leopold, American murderer (1971)
Sterling Morrison, Velvet Underground guitarist (1995)
Charles Bronson, Death Wish actor (2003)
Glenn Ford, 3:10 To Yuma actor (2006)

On This Day:
1800 - Gabriel Prosser leads a slave rebellion in Richmond, Virginia.
1835 - Melbourne, Australia is founded.
1862 - Union forces are defeated in Second Battle of Bull Run.
1967 - Thurgood Marshall is confirmed as the first African-American Justice of the Supreme Court.
1984 - The Space Shuttle Discovery takes off on its maiden voyage.



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