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Comedian-talk show host RosieO’Donnell is 52.
This Day in HistoryThought for the Day
Composer Johann Sebastian Bachwas born in Eisenach, Germany.
“Among individuals,as among nations, peace is the respect of others’rights.”
— Benito Juarez,Mexican statesman (1806-1872)
Actor Gary Oldman is 56.Rapper-TV personality KevinFederline is 36.
A laborer works at an upside-down house under construction at Fengjing Ancient Town,Jinshan District,south of Shanghai.Workers are putting the ﬁnal touches on this eccentric tourist attraction built at the ‘China Folk Painting Village.’Furniturewill also be placed upside down in the house,which is expected to open the public in April.
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, Thomas Cranmer, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, was burned at the stake for heresy.
the French civil code, or the “Code Napoleon” asit was later called, was adopted.
, journalist Henry M. Stanley began his famousexpedition in Africa to locate the missing Scottish mission-ary David Livingstone.
, U.S. Marines arrived in Honduras to protectAmerican lives and interests in the wake of political vio-lence.
, Charles Chaplin went on trial in Los Angeles,accused of transporting former protegee Joan Barry acrossstate lines for immoral purposes. (Chaplin was acquitted, butlater lost a paternity suit despite tests showing he wasn’t thefather of Barry’s child.)
, about 70 people were killed in Sharpeville, SouthAfrica, when police ﬁred on black protesters.
the Alcatraz federal prison island in San FranciscoBay was emptied of its last inmates and closed at the order of Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy.
civil rights demonstrators led by the Rev. MartinLuther King Jr. began their third, successful march fromSelma to Montgomery, Ala.
the Supreme Court, in Dunn v. Blumstein, ruledthat states may not require at least a year’s residency for vot-ing eligibility.
police in Langa, South Africa, opened ﬁre onblacks marching to mark the 25th anniversary of Sharpeville; the reported death toll varied between 29 and 43.
at the Academy Awards, “Schindler’s List” wonseven Oscars, including best picture and best director forSteven Spielberg; Tom Hanks won best actor for“Philadelphia” while Holly Hunter was honored as bestactress for “The Piano.”
Fire roasts Peet’s
Astubborn ﬁre crept through thewalls and ceilings of a downtownMenlo Park building the week of March 21, 2009,prompting a four-alarm response fromﬁreﬁghters and result-ing in about $1 mil-lion in damage.The two-story building houses aPeet’s Coffee & Tea and the Callawomen’s boutique on the ground ﬂoor,and offices on the second floor.Fireﬁghters headed to the building,located at University Drive and SantaCruz Avenue, around 7 a.m. of Tuesdayof that week after being notiﬁed byAmerican Lock and Alarm that a ﬁrealarm had been activated there.
Supervisor throws hat in ring for Assembly
San Mateo County Supervisor RichGordon ended weeks of speculationabout his political future the week of March 21, 2009, by announcing plansto run for the 21st District stateAssembly seat.“The bottom line is the state is sobroken that I just feel somebody’s gotto step up and ﬁx it,” said Gordon, cit-ing his mix of local, regional and stateexperience as reasons why he’s theperson to do just that.Gordon, of Menlo Park, is a third-generation Californian born and raisedin San Mateo County.Gordon’s announcementcame on the heels of thoseby Palo AltoCouncilwoman YorikoKishimoto and communitycollege district board memberHal Plotkin, both of Santa ClaraCounty.
Kindergarten increase raiseshousing,staffing questions
Approximately 70 more kinder-garten students than anticipatedenrolled in the San Carlos ElementarySchool District for the next year, itwas reported the week of March 21,2009. The growth was good news for thedistrict, which is paid per pupil.Whether extra classrooms will beneeded to house the students wasunknown. The district Board of Trustees had just tentatively approveda plan to increase class sizes from 20to 22. If that stays in place, additionalspace may not be needed.
Stocks fall,log gains
The week of March 21, 2009, WallStreet barely closed out its ﬁrst two-week gain in almost a year.The Dow rose 14 percent over seventrading days. One reason for the mar-ket’s pause: It simply ran out of upbeateconomic and corporate news the pasttwo days.The major indexes did eke out a gainfor that week, jolted by theFed’s plans to buy hundreds of billions of dollars worth of debt securities in hopes of reviving lending. Stocks initially jumped on Wednesday of that weekwhen the plans were announced butthen fell Thursday and Friday asinvestors became concerned that thehuge injection of money into theeconomy could cause inﬂation.Other markets had a tumultuous weekas well. In just two days, the dollar fell5 percent versus the euro and 3 percentversus the yen, and oil prices soared 7percent Thursday above $51 a barrel tothe highest level this year.Many analysts believed stocks weredue for some retrenchment.“You get a run-up like that you’regoing to get a pullback,” said DoreenMogavero, president of the New Yorkﬂoor brokerage Mogavero, Lee & Co.The Dow industrials fell 122.42, or1.7 percent, to 7,278.38 on Friday of that week.
From the archives highlights stories origi-nally printed ﬁve years ago this week. Itappears in the Friday edition of the DailyJournal.
(Answers tomorrow)ORBITVENOM SICKEN FRUGALYesterday’sJumbles:Answer:The cemetery raised its burial fees andblamed it on the —COSTOF LIVINGNow 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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Violinist-conductor Joseph Silverstein is 82. ActressKathleen Widdoes is 75. Actress Marie-Christine Barrault is 70.Singer-musician Rose Stone (Sly and the Family Stone) is 69.Actor Timothy Dalton is 68. Singer Eddie Money is 65. Rocksinger-musician Roger Hodgson (Supertramp) is 64. Rockmusician Conrad Lozano (Los Lobos) is 63. Rhythm-and-bluessinger Russell Thompkins Jr. (The Stylistics) is 63. Comedywriter-performer Brad Hall is 56. Actress Sabrina LeBeauf is 56.Actor Matthew Broderick is 52. Rock musician Jonas “Joker”Berggren (Ace of Base) is 47. Rock MC Maxim (Prodigy) is 47.Rock musician Andrew Copeland (Sister Hazel) is 46.
The Daily Derby race winners are Hot Shot,No.3,in ﬁrst place;Big Ben,No.4,in second place;and Winning Spirit,No.9,in third place.The racetime was clocked at 1:44.92.
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