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ENTERTAINMENT NEWS: Daily Almanac for Easter Sunday, April 8: Birthdays, Historical news

Today is Easter Sunday, April 8, the 99th day of 2012, the 99th day of the year. We have 267 days left in 2012.

(photo by Jan Kamenicek via wikipedia commons)

HIGHLIGHTS IN HISTORY

* On April 8, 1952, President Harry S. Truman issued an executive order seizing the American steel industry to avert a nationwide strike.

The U.S. Supreme Court later ruled that Truman did not have the authority to issue such an order and a seven-week strike went into motion by the steelworkers.

*In 1913, the 17th Amendment to the Constitution, providing for direct popular election of United States senators as opposed to appointment by state legislatures, was ratified.

* In 1974, Hammerin’ Hank Aaron of the Atlanta Braves hit his 715th career home run in a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers lefty Al Downing. That homer broke Babe Ruth’s record of 714.

*In 1990, Ryan White, the teenage AIDS patient whose battle for acceptance had gained national attention, died in Indianapolis at age 18.

*In 1994, Kurt Cobain, singer and guitarist for the rock band Nirvana, was found dead in Seattle, of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound; he was just 27.

* In 2007, Zach Johnson won the Masters golf tournament with a two-shot win over Tiger Woods.

Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruth's record of 714 homers on this date in 1974 (2008 photo by Rubenstein via wikipedia commons)

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

86 SHECKY GREENE, comedian

72 JOHN HAVLICEK, basketball Hall of Famer, former Ohio State star

46 ROBIN WRIGHT, actress and former wife of Sean Penn

44 PATRICIA ARQUETTE, actress and former wife of Nicholas Cage. Sister to Rosanna Arquette and David Arquette

28 EZRA KOENIG, singer-guitarist

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS: Almanac for Monday, March 12, 2012, Birthdays, milestones in history

 

Today is Monday, March 12, 2012, the 72nd day of the year. There are 294 days remaining before 2013.
HIGHLIGHTS IN HISTORY

 

* On March 12, 1912, the Girl Scouts of America had its beginnings as Juliette Gordon Low of Savannah, Ga., founded the first American troop of the Girl Guides.

* In 1864, Ulysses S. Grant was promoted to the rank of general-in-chief of the Union armies in the Civil War by President Abraham Lincoln.

* In 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt started to deliver the first of his 30 radio “Fireside Chats, ” telling U.S. citizens what was being done to deal with the nation’s economic crisis.

* In 1947, President Harry S. Truman established what became known as the “Truman Doctrine” to help Greece and Turkey resist Communism.

* In 1951, Dennis the Menace, made its debut by cartoonist Hank Ketchum.

* In 1980, a Chicago jury found John Wayne Gacy Jr. guilty of the murders of 33 men and boys. The next day, Gary was sentenced to death and was executed in May 1994.

*Five years ago on March 12, 2007, R.E.M. and Van Halen were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Al Jarreau is 72 today (1996 photo by Stig Ove Voll via wikipedia commons)

79 BARBARA FELDON, actress who played Agent 99 on GET SMART

72 AL JARREAU, singer who sung We’re In This Love Together

66 LIZA MINNELLI, singer & actress and daughter of actress Judy Garland

65 MITT ROMNEY, Republican Presidential candidate

64 JAMES TAYLOR, singer-songwriter who at one time was married to singer Carly Simon

62 JON PROVOST, actor from LASSIE who portrayed Timmy Martin

55 MARLON JACKSON, one of the brothers of the Jackson 5

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS: Tuesday, April 19, 2011: Almanac, Celebrity Birthdays

TUESDAY, APRIL 19, IS THE 109TH DAY OF 2011. THERE ARE 256 DAYS LEFT IN THE YEAR.

HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS ON THIS DATE IN HISTORY:

April 19, 1995 the 51-day siege ended at the Branch Davidian compound. Mt. Carmel building at the compound (photo by Dtobias via wikipedia commons)

* On April 19, 1861, a week after the Civil War began, President Abraham authorized a blockade of Southern ports.

* In 1775, the American Revolutionary War began with the battles of Lexington and Concord.

* In 1995, a truck bomb destroyed the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, killing 168 people. Bomber Timothy McVeigh was later convicted of federal murder charges and was executed in a Terre Haute, Indiana prison.

* In 1951, General Douglas MacArthur, relieved of his command by President Harry S. Truman, bid farewell in an address to Congress with a quote from a ballad, “Old soldiers never die; they just fade away.”

* In 1993, the 51-day siege at the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, ended as fire destroyed the structure after federal agents began smashing their way in; dozens of people were killed.

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

65 TIM CURRY, actor

59 TONY PLANA, actor from Ugly Betty TV show

43 ASHLEY JUDD, actress and wife of IRL driver Dario Franchitti

33 James Franco, actor from General Hospital

32 KATE HUDSON, actress and daughter of Goldie Hawn

30 HAYDEN CHRISTENSEN, actor

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS FOR FRIDAY DECEMBER 31, 2010: Almanac & Celebrity Birthdays

DAILY ALMANAC

Today is Friday December 31, the 365th and final day of 2010.

2010 is gone! (By OCAL courtesy of Clker.com)

HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS ON THIS DATE

* On December 31, 1775, during the Revolutionary War, the British repulsed an attack by Continental Army Generals Richard Montgomery and Benedict Arnold at Quebec; Montgomery was killed.

* In 1879, Thomas Edison first publicly demostrated his electric incandescent light in Menlo Park, New Jersey.

* In 1946, President Harry S. Truman officially proclaimed the end of hostilities in World War II.

* In 1970, Paul McCartney filed a lawsuit in London’s High Court against his fellow Beatles to officially dissolve their partnership.

* In 1985, singer Rick Nelson, actor from the TV show, Ozzie & Harriet, at age 45, and six other people were killed when fire broke out aboard a DC-3 that was taking the group to a New Year’s Eve performance in Dallas.

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Donna Summer is 62 today (photo by Shawn Zehnder Lea via Wikipedia Commons)

73 ANTHONY HOPKINS, actor.

67 BEN KINGSLEY, actor.

62 DONNA SUMMER, born LaDonna Adrian Gaines, “Queen of Disco” & pop singer.

51 VAL KILMER, actor.

47 SCOTT IAN, rock musician.

45 NICHOLAS SPARKS, author.

38 JOE McINTYRE, pop singer from the group, New Kids on the Block.

31 BOB BRYAR, rock musician.




ENTERTAINMENT NEWS: Tuesday November 2, 2010, Almanacs & Celebrity Birthdays

DAILY ALMANACS

Tuesday, November 2, was the 306th day of 2010. With 59 days remaining. It was also election day around the country.

HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

North Dakota quarter. Became the 39th U.S. state on this date in 1889. (North Dakota via Wikipedia Commons)

Mount Rushmore in South Dakota. Became the 40th U.S. state in 1889. (Dean Franklin photo via Wikipedia Commons)

* On November 2, 1783, General George Washington issued his Farewell Orders to the Armies of the United States near Princeton, New Jersey.

* In 1865, the 29th president of the United States, Warren G. Harding, was born near Marion, Ohio.

* In 1889, North Dakota and South Dakota became the 39th and 40th states.

* In 1920, radio station KDKA in Pittsburgh, broadcasted returns from the Harding-Cox presidential election.

* In 1930, Haile Selassie was crowned emperor of Ethiopia. His reign would last almost 44 years.

* In 1948, President Harry S. Truman surprise the experts by narrowly beating Republican challenger Thomas E. Dewey.

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

72 Patrick Buchanan, political commentator.

66 Keith Emerson, rock musician of the group Emerson, Lake & Palmer.

65 John David “J.D.” Souther, country-rock singer-songwriter.

49 Kathyrn Dawn Lang, aka K.D. Lang, Canadian singer-songwriter.

44 David Schwimmer, actor from the hit TV show, Friends.

36 Cornell Haynes, Jr. aka Nelly, rap artist.

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