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Singer Seal is 51.
This Day in HistoryThought for the Day
President Franklin D. Rooseveltsigned Executive Order 9066, clearingthe way for the U.S. military to relo-cate and intern Japanese-Americansduring World War II.
“There is,I think,nothing in the world more futile than the attempt to ﬁnd out how a task should bedone when one has not yet decided what the task is.”
— Alexander Meiklejohn,American educator (1872-1964)
Actor Jeff Danielsis 59.Actor Benicio Del Toro is 47.
Acrobats and contortionists Rich Metiku of Ethiopia,right,and Mehdi Rieben of Switzerland rehearse in a caravan at theArlette Gruss Circus in Bordeaux ,France.
: Mostly cloudy in the morn-ing then becoming sunny. Patchy drizzlein the morning. Highs in the upper 50s.Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
Mostly clear in theevening then becoming partly cloudy.Lows in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 5to 15 mph.
: Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwinds 5 to 10 mph.
: Partly cloudy in the evening thenbecoming mostly clear. Lows in the 40s. Northwest winds 5to 10 mph.
: Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.
Friday night through Saturday night:
Mostly clear.Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 60s.
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astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was born inTorun, Poland.
, Congress voted to accept Ohio’s borders and con-stitution.
, the Order of the Knights of Pythias, an interna-tional, non-sectarian fraternal organization, was founded inWashington, D.C.
, Kansas prohibited the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages.
, a blizzard began inundating the northeasternUnited States, with the heaviest snowfall occurring inConnecticut and Massachusetts.
, during World War II, some 30,000 U.S. Marinesbegan landing on Iwo Jima, where they began a successfulmonth-long battle to seize control of the island fromJapanese forces.
, an agreement was signed by Britain, Turkey andGreece granting Cyprus its independence.
the French movie musical “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg” premiered in France.
calling the issuing of Executive Order 9066 “a sadday in American history,” President Gerald R. Ford issued aproclamation conﬁrming that the order had been terminatedwith the formal cessation of hostilities of World War II.
, the Winter Olympics closed in Sarajevo,Yugoslavia.
Deng Xiaoping, the last of China’s majorCommunist revolutionaries, died at age 92.
, an ailing Fidel Castro resigned the Cuban presi-dency after nearly a half-century in power; his brother Raulwas later named to succeed him.
he top advertising icon of the20th century, based on recogniz-ability, effectiveness andlongevity, is the Marlboro Man fromMarlboro cigarette ads. The next twotop icons are Ronald McDonald andthe Jolly Green Giant.***Established in 1924, Marlboro brandcigarettes were originally marketedtoward women. Their slogan was“Fresh as the month of May.” In 1955,the company changed the brand to amasculine product and introduced theMarlboro Man, a rugged cowboy.***Ronald McDonald first appeared in1965 in a Washington, D.C.,McDonald’s restaurant. Willard Scott,from “The Today Show,” was the ﬁrstRonald McDonald. Scott also clownedaround early in his career when he wasBozo the Clown on television.***The Minnesota Valley CanningCompany created the Green Giant(originally he was not Jolly) to adver-tise their canned peas. The success of their mascot resulted in a companyname change to the Green GiantCompany. There is a 55-foot tall stat-ue of the Jolly Green Giant on I-90 inthe small town of Blue Earth, Minn.***The Jolly Green Giant’s little helper isnamed Little Green Sprout.***Betty Crocker was created in 1921 as afictional female spokesperson toanswer questions about baking thatresulted from the promotion of GoldMedal Flour. Betty’s last name comesfrom the company’s former director,William Crocker, and the ﬁrst nameBetty was chosen for its all-Americanand friendly sound.***The man on the Quaker Oats box is notan actual person. He was created in1877 and is dressed in Quaker garb. Herepresents the values of the Quakerpeople and the values of the company:Honesty, integrity, purity andstrength. The portrait of the Quakerman has only been updated three timessince its creation. His look changedslightly in 1946, 1957 and again in1972.***Cartoon characters are commonly usedto advertise cereal. Do you know thecereals that are represented by a tou-can, a rabbit, a leprechaun and a frog?Can you name each character? Seeanswer at end.***In 1952, Kellogg’s had a contest tosee what character should representtheir new Frosted Flakes cereal. Tonythe Tiger beat out Katy the Kangaroo,Newt the Gnu and Elmo the Elephant.***Tony the Tiger is 6 feet 6 inches tall.***Snap ﬁrst appeared on Kellogg’s RiceKrispies boxes in 1932. He was joinedby Crackle and Pop in 1936. The char-acters are so named because RiceKrispies “snap, crackle and pop” inmilk.***Morris the cat used to be named Lucky.He was adopted from an IllinoisHumane Society by an employee of the Leo Burnett Advertising Agency.Morris gained worldwide fame starringas the spoiled, pampered pet in com-mercials for 9 Lives Cat FoodCompany. The original Morris was inthe commercials from 1969 until hisdeath in 1975.***
: Toucan Sam “follows hisnose” to ﬁnd Froot Loops cereal. Trixthe Rabbit always tries to steal theTrix Cereal. He has to be reminded that “Trix are for kids.” Lucky the Leprechaun loves “magically deli-cious” Lucky Charms cereal. Dig’Em,a frog in a baseball cap, was introduced in 1972 on Sugar Smacks cereal boxesand in ads.
Know It All is by Kerry McArdle. It runs inthe weekend and Wednesday editions of theDaily Journal. Questions? Comments?Email knowitall(at)smdailyjournal.com orcall 344-5200 ext. 114.
(Answers tomorrow)CRAMPSTUNTDRIVER CHOOSYYesterday’sJumbles:Answer:At the peanut brittle factory, it was —CRUNCH TIMENow arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, assuggested by the above cartoon.
THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME
by David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek
Unscramble these four Jumbles,one letter to each square,to form four ordinary words.
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Singer Smokey Robinson is 74. Actress Carlin Glynn is74. Former Sony Corp. Chairman Howard Stringer is 72.Singer Lou Christie is 71. Actor Michael Nader is 69. Rockmusician Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath, Heaven and Hell) is 66.Actor Stephen Nichols is 63. Author Amy Tan is 62. Rocksinger-musician Dave Wakeling is 58. Talk show hostLorianne Crook is 57. Actor Ray Winstone is 57. Actor LeslieDavid Baker (TV: “The Ofﬁce”) is 56. NFLCommissionerRoger Goodell is 55. Tennis Hall-of-Famer Hana Mandlikovais 52. Actress Jessica Tuck is 51. Country musician RalphMcCauley (Wild Horses) is 50.
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