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Thursday, October 04, 2007


Circle of Life Thursdays

Born Today:
Buster Keaton, silent comedian (1895)
Charlton Heston, Ben-Hur actor (1924)
Anne Rice, Interview with a Vampire author (1941)
Afrika Bambaataa, hip-hop pioneer (1960)
Liev Schreiber, The Painted Veil actor (1967)

Today's Poker Game In The Afterlife:
Janis Joplin, iconic singer (1970)
Anne Sexton, American poet (1974)
Glenn Gould, Canadian pianist (1982)
Secretariat, race horse (1989)

On This Day:
1537 - The first complete English-language Bible (Matthew Bible) is printed.
1883 - First run of the Orient Express.
1927 - Gutzon Borglum begins sculpting Mt. Rushmore.
1950 - Snoopy's first appearance in the Peanuts column.
1957 - The CBS television show Leave it to Beaver debuts.
1988 - U.S. televangelist Jim Bakker indicted for fraud.



Blogger J.D. said...

Janis Joplin and Secretariat died on the same day Charlton Heston was born. How weirdly interesting...

10/4/07, 12:27 AM  
Blogger T$ said...

Anne Sexton is amazing...

10/4/07, 6:38 PM  

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