Good day speakies!!! The weekend is now upon us, so let's not waste any time indoors and go out and enjoy ourselves this week. Even though I work on the weekends I am going to try and take my own advice and enjoy the time I have. So, have a great weekend and stay safe. Don't forget to stop on by Monday and our history lesson will continue and maybe some humor to follow.
Son of Zippy
Happy Birthday to you......
1926 Mel Brooks comedian/actor/director (Blazing Saddles, Spaceballs)- Funniest man alive!!!!
1946 Gilda Radner Detroit, comedienne (SNL-Baba Wawa)- This is Roseanne Roseannadanna
1960 John Elway NFL QB (Denver Broncos)
1966 John Cusack actor (Stand By Me, Sure Thing, Better Off Dead)
1966 Mary Stuart Masterson Houston Tx, actress (Some Kind of Wonderful)
1971 Aileen Quinn actress (Annie
Up or Down you decide......
1776 Thomas Hickey American sergeant convicted of treason, hanged
1836 James Madison 4th US pres, dies in Montpelier, Va
1909 Israel Durham Phillies president dies- Dad was a huge Phillies fan!!!
1914 Archduke Ferdinand & wife Sofia of Austria assassinated (starts WW I)
1971 Joseph Colombo mobster, shot dead at 48
1975 Rod Serling writer/host (Twilight Zone, Night Gallery), dies at 60- A great show!!!!
Celebrate and stuff your face over the weekend as we acknowledge......
June 28th- National Tapioca Day
June 29th- National Almond Butter Crunch Day
June 30th- National Ice Cream Soda Day
Today in History..........
1820 Tomato is proven nonpoisonous- Thank God, I love Pizza!!!!
1894 Labor Day established as a federal employees holiday- Show me the $$$$
1919 Treaty of Versailles ending WW I signed
1951 "Amos 'n' Andy" premiers on CBS TV
1965 1st US ground combat forces in Vietnam authorized by Pres Johnson
1971 Supreme Court overturns draft evasion conviction of Muhammad Ali