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Thursday, September 06, 2007

 

Circle of Life Thursdays


Born Today:
Jo Anne Worley, Laugh-In comedienne (1937)
Swoosie Kurtz, Frozen actress (1944)
Jeff Foxworthy, professional redneck (1958)
Alice Sebold, The Lovely Bones novelist (1963)
CeCe Peniston, dance chanteuse (1969)
Anika Noni Rose, middle Dreamgirl (1972)
Foxy Brown, sexy rapper (1979)

Today's Poker Game In The Afterlife:
Gertrude Lawrence, The King and I Broadway star (1952)
Emmett Till, civil rights icon (1955)
Margaret Sanger, birth control activist (1966)
Akira Kurosawa, Roshomon director (1998)

On This Day:
1522- The Victoria, one of the surviving ships of Ferdinand Magellan's expedition, returns to Spain, becoming the first ship to circumnavigate the world.
1620 - The Pilgrims sail from Plymouth on the Mayflower.
1847 - Henry David Thoreau leaves Walden Pond and moves in with Ralph Waldo Emerson.
1901 - Leon Czolgosz shoots and fatally wounds President William McKinley.
1995 - Cal Ripken, Jr. breaks Lou Gehrig's consecutive games played record.
1997 - Princess Diana is laid to rest.

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