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Thursday, September 20, 2007


Circle of Life Thursdays

Born Today:
Upton Sinclair, The Jungle author (1878)
Dr. Joyce Brothers, advice columnist (1928)
Sophia Loren, Two Women actress (1934)
Dale Chihuly, glass artist (1941)
Maggie Cheung, Clean actress (1964)

Today's Poker Game In The Afterlife:
Jacob Grimm, German folklorist (1863)
Fiorello LaGuardia, NYC Mayor (1947)
Jim Croce, singer/songwriter (1973)
Simon Wiesenthal, Nazi hunter (2005)

On This Day:
1633 - Galileo Galilei is tried before the Inquisition.
1891 - The first gasoline-powered car debuts in Springfield, MA.
1946 - The first Cannes Film Festival is held.
1973 - Billie Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in famed tennis match.
1984 - The Cosby Show premieres on NBC.



Blogger StinkyLulu said...

You could add me to the circle, as a proud member of the Sophia Sisterhood!

9/20/07, 12:27 AM  
Anonymous Electroqueer said...

It's my life's ambition to own a Dale Chihuly original. Sad thing is they are way too expensive. LOL. Maybe when i am a rich blogger, I'll be able to afford one. Better not count on that though! LOL.

9/24/07, 11:53 AM  
Blogger T$ said...

here's to ms. loren...I'm still waiting with bated breath for the return of her signature eyewear collection.

that shit's way overdue.

9/25/07, 7:23 PM  

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