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Thursday, October 11, 2007


Circle of Life Thursdays

Born Today:
Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady (1884)
Jerome Robbins, West Side Story choreographer (1918)
Elmore Leonard, Rum Punch novelist (1925)
Dawn French, Welsh comedian (1957)
Joan Cusack, In and Out actress (1962)
Takeshi Kaneshiro, House of Flying Daggers actor (1973)

Today's Poker Game In The Afterlife:
Chico Marx, comedic brother (1961)
Jean Cocteau, revolutionary writer (1963)
Édith Piaf, French chanteuse (1963)
Redd Foxx, TV comedian (1991)

On This Day:
1582 - Because of the implementation of the Gregorian calendar, this day does not exist in this year in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain.
1939 - Franklin D. Roosevelt receives letter from Albert Einstein about the atom bomb.
1975 - Saturday Night Live debuts with George Carlin as the host.
1987 - The March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights attracts an estimated 200,000 people to protest the Bowers v. Hardwick decision and the U.S. government's handling of the AIDS epidemic. It is also the first public display of the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt. The day goes on to become National Coming Out Day across the globe.



Blogger T$ said...

I'm ready to hit that poker game - those four all died on the same day? whoa.

10/13/07, 12:00 PM  

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