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Former U.S.Secretary of StateColin Powell is 77.
This Day in HistoryThought for the Day
Pocahontas, Indian Chief Powhatan’sdaughter, married Englishman JohnRolfe in the Virginia Colony.
“A man is only as good as what he loves.”
— Saul Bellow,Canadian-born American author (1915-2005)
Movie producerRoger Corman is88.Rock musicianMike McCready is48.
Fago,ridden by Barry Fehilly,falls at the open ditch at the ‘Supporting The Everton In The Community Steeple Chase’duringthe Grand National horse racing meeting at Aintree,northern England.
:Partly cloudy in the morningthen becoming sunny. Highs around 60.Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
Mostly clear in theevening then becoming partly cloudy.Lows in the upper 40s. Northwest winds 5to 15 mph.
: Partly cloudy in the morningthen becoming sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwestwinds 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly clear in the evening then becom-ing partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Northwest winds 5 to 10mph.
: Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.
Monday night and Tuesday:
Clear. Lows in the lower50s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Local Weather Forecast
England’s King James I convened the secondParliament of his rule; the “Addled Parliament,” as it came tobe known, lasted only two months.
the Mayﬂower sailed from Plymouth Colony inpresent-day Massachusetts on a monthlong return trip toEngland.
Britain’s Parliament passed The AmericanRevenue Act of 1764, also known as The Sugar Act.
Ben Field and George M. Pullman received a U.S.patent for an “improvement in (rail) sleeping-cars” thatconsisted of a folding upper berth.
Oscar Wilde lost his criminal libel case againstthe Marquess of Queensberry, who’d accused the writer of homosexual practices.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an exec-utive order creating the Civilian Conservation Corps and ananti-hoarding order that effectively prohibited private own-ership of gold.
, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were sentenced todeath following their conviction in New York on charges of conspiring to commit espionage for the Soviet Union.
, the U.S. Supreme Court, in FederalCommunications Commission v. American BroadcastingCo., Inc., unanimously ruled that TVquiz shows did not vio-late lottery laws.
Army General Douglas MacArthur died inWashington at age 84.
Stephen King’s ﬁrst published novel, “Carrie,”was released by Doubleday.
, two American servicemen and a Turkish womanwere killed in the bombing of a West Berlin discotheque, anincident which prompted a U.S. air raid on Libya more thana week later.
here is an eight-foot tall statue of Popeye in Alma, Ark., known asthe “Spinach Capital of theWorld.” The town is the home of Popeye Brand Spinach.***The plastic tip on each end of a shoelaceis called an aglet. The holes that theshoelaces are laced through are calledeyelets.***Varieties of vinegar include white, dis-tilled, cider, rice, balsamic and wine.***Humpty Dumpty met Alice in LewisCarroll’s (1832-1898) book “Throughthe Looking-Glass” (1871). Aliceencounters Humpty Dumpty sitting on awall and asks him “Don’t you thinkyou’d be safer down on the ground?”Dumpty assures her he won’t fall, but of course, he does.***With help from his friend ThomasEdison (1847-1931), Henry Ford(1863-1947) invented the charcoal bri-quette in 1920. Ford created the bri-quette using the wood scraps and saw-dust from his Model Tcar factory. Arel-ative of Ford’s, E.G. Kingsford, put theinvention into commercial production.***Adollar bill is 2.61 inches wide and6.14 inches long.***Norm, the barﬂy on the sitcom“Cheers” (1982-1993), frequently ate ata restaurant called The Hungry Heifer.His usual order was a huge piece of beef called the Feeding Frenzy. Norm wasplayed by George Wendt (born 1948).***Since 1971, the ofﬁcial state neckwearof the state of Arizona has been the bolatie. Afad of the 1960s and 1970s, a bolatie is a necktie consisting of a piece of cord fastened with an ornamental clasp.***Afully-grown camel weighs around1,500 pounds and is 6 feet tall at theshoulder and 7 feet tall at the hump.***After Elvis Presley (1935-1977) per-formed in 1956 at the in Shreveport, La.fairgrounds, the concertgoers crowdedthe exit to try to see Elvis as he left. Inan attempt to disperse the crowd anannouncement was made that said“Please, young people ... Elvis has leftthe building. He has gotten in his carand driven away ... Please take yourseats.”***Do you know what the total is when youadd up the numbers 1 to 100 consecu-tively (1+2+3+4, etc.)? See answer atend.***American parapsychologist J. B. Rhine(1895-1980) invented the term ESPinhis book “Extrasensory Perception”(1934). In the book, Rhine stated thatclairvoyance and telepathy could bestudied from a scientiﬁc standpoint.***The ﬁrst movie shown Grauman’sChinese Theatre in Hollywood was “TheKing of Kings” (1927) by Cecil B.DeMille (1881-1959). The silent moviewas about the life of Christ. The ﬁlmwas in black and white, except for theresurrection scene, which was ﬁlmed inTechnicolor.***Aesop’s Fables originated from anancient Greek slave named Aesop (620B.C.–560 B.C.). The stories, passeddown by oral tradition, have a morallesson. Aesop’s fables such as “TheTortoise and the Hare” and “The BoyWho Cried Wolf” are told throughoutthe world.***“Good stuff Maynard” was a catchphraseof the 1980s. It came from a 1983 com-mercial for Malt-O-Meal hot cereal inwhich a boy, Maynard, is having break-fast with his father and the boy claimshis imaginary friend ate his cereal.***
: The total is 5,050.
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(Answers Monday)NUDGE HABITINLAND HOOPLAYesterday’sJumbles:Answer:Falling in love and going for walks together —Now 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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Country singer Tommy Cash is 74. Actor Michael Moriartyis 73. Pop singer Allan Clarke (The Hollies) is 72. Writer-director Peter Greenaway is 72. Actor Max Gail is 71. ActressJane Asher is 68. Singer Agnetha Faltskog (ABBA) is 64.Actor Mitch Pileggi is 62. Singer-songwriter Peter Case is 60.Country singer Troy Gentry is 47. Singer Paula Cole is 46.Actress Krista Allen is 43. Country singer Pat Green is 42.Rapper-producer Pharrell Williams is 41. Rapper/producerJuicy J is 39.
The Daily Derby race winners are Lucky Star,No.2,in ﬁrst place;California Classic,No.5,in secondplace;and Gold Rush,No.1,in third place.Therace time was clocked at 1:40.49.
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