Hello Speakies!! We are one day closer to the weekend and that's a good thing in my book. I am sure if you are a frequent visitor to my blog you may have noticed there was no entry for Wednesday. Well it was a bust day, plus i slept really late, so hope no one was disappointed. Looking at what to celebrate today was really bland, but none the less i will hopefully give you speakies some info that you may have not known. So let's get the ball rolling.
Son of Zippy
Today in history.......
1798 US Marine Corps created by an act of Congress
1934 FDR became 1st pres to travel through Panama Canal
1936 Triborough Bridge linking Manhattan, Bronx & Queens opens
1955 Congress authorizes all US currency to say "In God We Trust"
1969 David Bowie releases "Space Oddity"
1969 Rolling Stones release "Honky Tonk Woman"
1985 Astros' Nolan Ryan, 1st to strike out 4000 (Mets' Danny Heep)
1989 President Ronald Reagan sportscasts the All Star Game
1767 John Quincy Adams Braintree, Mass, 6th Pres (D) (1825-1829)
1899 E.B. White writer (Charlotte's Web, Elements of Style)
1920 Yul Brynner actor (King & I, 10 Commandments)
1943 Susan Seaforth Hayes SF, actress (Days of our Life, Young & Restless)
1945 Deborah Harry singer (Blondie) actress (Videodrome, Hairspray)
1950 Bonnie Pointer singer (Pointer Sisters)
1959 Richie Sambora guitarist (Bon Jovi-You Give Love a Bad Name)
1989 Sir Laurence Olivier acting great, dies at 82
Celebrate the following Holiday's......
National Blueberry Muffin Day- I love blueberry anything!!!
Vegetarian Food Day- I've tried a few vegetarian dishes, not bad.
Convenience Store Day- (7-11 opened in 1927)