Welcome to Monday Speakies!!! I hope everyone has a great weekend. Wifey and I enjoyed our time down in Sarasota visiting my brother and his family. I did a little work on his car and we all went to the beach on Sunday. It was a great weekend. Now that August has begun, let's see what happening for week long celebrations and daily stuff!!
Son of Zippy
Week Long Observations...........
Video Game Week- I still love playing them after all these years!!!
Mosquito Awareness Weekend - Should be a year long awareness here in Florida
Simplify your life week- I think everyone would like that!!
Today in History.......
1884 Cornerstone for Statue of Liberty laid on Bedloe's Island (NYC)
1914 1st traffic light installed (Euclid Ave. & E. 105th St, Cleveland)
1924 Comic strip "Little Orphan Annie," by Harold Gray, debuts
1926 Houdini stays in a coffin under water for 1« hrs
1945 Atom Bomb dropped on Hiroshima (Aug 6th in Japan)
1957 "American Bandstand," goes on network TV (ABC)
1964 Actress Anne Bancroft & comedian Mel Brooks wed
1964 US begins bombing North Vietnam
1966 Martin Luther King Jr stoned during Chicago march
Blow out your Candles....................
1930 Neil Armstrong Ohio, X-15 pilot, 1st Moonwalker (Gemini 8, Apollo 11)
1935 John Saxon Bkln, actor (Bees, Nightmare on Elm St, Electric Horseman)
1944 Loni Anderson St Paul Minn, actress (Jennifer-WKRP in Cincinnati)
1961 Tawny Kitaen (Coverdale) actress (Bachelor Party, Witchboard)
1962 Marilyn Monroe found dead of apparent self-inflicted drug overdose