What's happening Speakies!! I hope everyone made the most of their weekends. I know I enjoyed mine. As you can tell there was no post for Monday due to my busy schedule, but fear not I am writing today which I will include some of the more exciting stuff from yesterday and today. So, let's not waste any time and get this show on the road.
Son of Zippy
Celebrate Today with the following Holiday's......
Gummi Worm Day- Great childhood candy!!!
Be a Dork Day- Wifey always calls me one!!
International Juggling Day- Tried with no success
National Ice Cream Day- Chocolate Peanut Butter my favorite!!!
1606 Rembrandt van Rijn Leiden, Netherlands, painter (Night Watch)
1779 Clement Clarke Moore US, author ('Twas the Night Before Xmas)
1887 "Shoeless" Joe Jackson black sox player (Say it aint so, Joe)
1907 Orville Redenbacher popcorn king (Orville Redenbacher's Gourmet)
1946 Linda Ronstadt Tucson Az, singer (Different Drum)
1961 Forest Whitaker actor (Bloodsport, Platoon, Stakeout)
1962 Brigitte Nielsen Eisinore Denmark, actress (Red Sonja, Rocky IV)
1963 Phoebe Cates Manhattan NY, actress (Fast Times at Ridgemount High)
1971 Corey Feldman Encino Calif, actor (License to Drive, Stand by Me
Pushing Up Daisies......
1881 William "Billy the Kid" Bonney killed by Pat Garrett
Today in History......
1439 Kissing is banned in England
1935 1st automatic parking meter in US installed, Oklahoma City, Ok
1945 1st atomic bomb detonated, Trinity Site, Alamogordo, New Mexico
1951 Novel "Catcher in the Rye" by JD Salinger published
1955 "Golden Horseshoe Revue" 1st of 50,000+ performances, Disneyland
1956 Last Ringling Bros, Barnum & Bailey Circus under a canvas tent
1969 Apollo 11, carrying 1st men to land on the Moon, launched
1980 Ronald Reagan nominated for Pres by Republicans in Detroit