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ENTERTAINMENT NEWS: Thursday November 4, 2010, Almanacs & Celebrity Birthdays


Thursday, November 4, was the 308th day of 2010. With 57 days remaining in the year.


Ronald Reagan went from actor to the White House on this date in history to become our 40th president (file photo)

* On November 4, 1980, Ronald Reagan won the the White House as he defeated President Jimmy Carter.

* In 1922, the entrance to King Tutankhamen’s tomb was discovered in Egypt.

* In 1924, Nellie T. Ross of Wyoming was elected the nation’s first female governor to serve out the remaining term of her late husband, William B. Ross.

* In 1979, the Iran hostage crisis began as militants stormed the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, seizing its occupants; for some, it was the beginning of 444 days of captivity.

* In 1991, Ronald Reagan opened his presidential library in Simi Valley, California, with a dedication attended by President George H.W. Bush and former Presidents Jimmy Carter, Gerald R. Ford and Richard Nixon. The first gathering of five past and present U.S. chief executives.

* In 1995, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated by a right-wing Israeli.

* In 2008, Democrat Barack Obama was elected as the first black president of the United States.


80 Doris Roberts, actress from Everybody Loves Raymond.

73 Loretta Swit, actress who played “Hot Lips” on M*A*S*H*.

70 Delbert McClinton, pop & blues singer.

64 Laura Bush, former first lady & wife of former president George W. Bush.

60 Markie Post, actress from the TV show, Night Court.

49 Ralph Macchio, actor from the original movie, The Karate Kid.

41 Matthew McConaughey, actor.

41 Sean “Puffy” Combs, rapper & producer.

WORLD CUP SOCCER: United States vs. Algeria on Wednesday at 10:00 am

compiled from staff and US SOCCER news

United States Flag (file)

The United States soccer team has a date with Algeria on June 23 with a chance to move on in the World Cup competition.

The Match will be held at Loftus Versfeld Stadium which is located in Pretoria, South Africa. It holds 50,000 fans, was built in 1906, was renovated in 2008 and is one of the country’s oldest stadiums.

The United States has played well so far, but can’t afford a letdown or they’ll be coming home again from another World Cup looking foolish.

It seems like in the competition this year the U.S. has had the propensity to fall behind early. But they have been able to comeback to claim a tie in both their games against England and Slovenia.

Robbie Findley’s second yellow card in two games means that he’ll be out for the Algeria game. Head coach Bob Bradley will have to choose between Herculez Gomez or Edson Buddle.

Algeria Flag (file)

Group C consists of the U.S., England, Slovenia and Algeria. With Group C being one of the tighest and most keenly fought of the World Cup, a win guarantees the Americans a spot in the last 16, a tie could still get them in.

But it would depend on England falling to Slovenia.

If everybody looks on paper, England should beat Slovenia and the U.S. should beat Algeria. Rumor has it that the English team is in turmoil, with former captain John Terry having failed in an attempt to undermine and get rid of coach Fabio Capello.

Let’s take a look at ALGERIA.
The head coach is 63-year-old Rabah Saadane, an Algerian who is in his fifth stint leading the national team.

Their strength is a core of young midfielders led by playmaking captain Yazid Mansouri. The backline includes Madjid Bougherra, Nadir Belhadj and Antar Yahia.

The weakness of the Desert Foxes is scoring. They tallied 17 goals in 12 games during qualifying games.

In World Cup competition, Algeria has never made it out of group play. In its 1982 debut, Algeria failed to advance despite opening wins against Chile and Spain and a loss to Austria.

They are in the World Cup for the first time in 24 years. It is the weakest entry in Group C. Algeria gained its berth in a 1-0 playoff win against rival Egypt. The game was played on neutral turf (Sudan) after the group final in Cairo was marred when Egyptian fans attacked Algeria’s team bus, injuring three players.


* There are 11 official languages spoken in the country.

* There are three Capitals: Cape Town for legislative; Pretoria for administrative and Bloemfontein for judicial.

* The size of South Africa is twice the size of Texas at 470,693 square miles.

* Population is 49 milllion people.

* There are nine provinces.

* Natural resources include: Gold, diamonds, platinum, copper, natural gas, uranium and coal.

* Their GDP is $488.6 billion which is 26th in the world.

* They have 4.187 million internet users which is 49th in the world.

* They have 10 major sports stadiums in the country with SOCCER CITY seating 94,700 in Johannesburg being the largest.