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 Author: legoman77 View Messages Posted By legoman77
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Anna Kendrick 34 [good actor and great singer] Pitch Perfect movies and Twilight
Movies.

Gillian Anderson 51 X-Files

Melanie Griffith 61 [Absolutely love her, despite all her botched plastic surgery
and have all her movies.] Working Girls and Cherry 2000.

Amanda Bearse 61 Married With Childern

Adam Nimoy 63 Leonard Nimoy's son. Directed some Star Trek episodes and
married to Terry Ferrel, who also was on a number of Deep Space 9 episodes.
Played himself on an episode of The Big Bang Theory.

1648 Johann Michael Bach, German composer (In Dulci Jubilo), born in Arnstadt,
Germany (d. 1694)

1776 Amedeo Avogadro, Italian scientist who contributed to molecular theory,
including what is known as Avogadro's law (6.022 x 10 ^ 23), born in Torino,
Italy (d. 1856)

1899 P.L. [Pamela Lyndon] Travers, Australian British writer (Mary Poppins),
born in Maryborough, Australia (d. 1996)

1905 Elizabeth Lane, 1st female British supreme court justice, born in Bowden,
Cheshire (d. 1988)

1950 Chris Haney, Canadian journalist who created the board game "Trivial Pursuit",
born in Welland, Ontario (d. 2010)

1959 Michael Kors, American fashion designer and Project Runway judge, born in
Long Island, New York

1963 Whitney Houston, American singer (One Moment in Time, Bodyguard), born in
Newark, New Jersey (d. 2012)

Events on this date:

48 BC Caesar's civil war: Battle of Pharsalus - Julius Caesar decisively
defeats Pompey at Pharsalus and Pompey flees to Egypt.

1173 Construction of the Tower of Pisa begins, and it takes two centuries to
complete.

1803 Robert Fulton tests his steam paddle-boat on the River Seine, France, but
it sinks

1815 Napoleon Bonaparte sets sail for exile on St Helena on board British ship
the Northumberland

1854 Henry David Thoreau publishes "Walden"

1859 Otis Tuft patents the first passenger elevator in the US

1898 Rudolf Diesel of Germany obtains patent #608,845 for his internal combustion
engine, later known as the diesel engine

1905 Mistaking her husband for a burglar, Ty Cobb's mother kills him

1910 Alva Fisher patents electric washing machine

1942 Dmitri Shostakovich's 7th Symphony, dedicated to city of Leningrad is
performed in Leningrad during seige by Nazi forces. Performed by starving musicians
and broadcast to German forces by loudspeaker.

1944 Smokey Bear debuts as spokeman for fire prevention

1945 US drops 2nd atomic bomb "Fat Man" on Japan destroys part of Nagasaki

1969 Manson family commits Tate-LaBianca murders

1973 Guitarist Henry McCullough and drummer Denny Seiwell quit the Wings group
founded by Paul McCartney

1974 Richard Nixon resigns as President of the United States and Vice President
Gerald Ford swears the oath of office to take his place as the 38th US President

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 Author: Thunor View Messages Posted By Thunor
 Posted: Aug 9, 2019 18:35
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Interesting, and sometimes thought provoking
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In Off Topic, Thunor writes:
  Where do you find all this?

Interesting, and sometimes thought provoking

Thank you, I try. IMBD and any of the internet sites like today in history.
Sometimes I wonder if people read these. I tend to post things I think are interesting.
At least they are to me.
John P
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In Off Topic, legoman77 writes:
  In Off Topic, Thunor writes:
  Where do you find all this?

Interesting, and sometimes thought provoking

Thank you, I try. IMBD and any of the internet sites like today in history.
Sometimes I wonder if people read these. I tend to post things I think are interesting.
At least they are to me.
John P

I enjoy them. I have interests in history, music and just generally weird things
so you mash all those buttons
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In Off Topic, Thunor writes:
  Where do you find all this?

Interesting, and sometimes thought provoking

Thank you, I try. IMBD and any of the internet sites like today in history.
Sometimes I wonder if people read these. I tend to post things I think are interesting.
At least they are to me.
John P