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49% of women hate it when their man drinks directly from the container.A study says that if you don't like a food, you should eat it in a different location to see if will taste better.We order pizza mostly in our 20's, then less & less as we get older.A survey found that the most useful thing that students learn while at college is how to do laundry.30% of women in a recent survey say they won't marry a man who has a bad credit score.20 percent of women say a high school reunion inspires them to lose weight.62% of employers say they would work harder if their bosses would give them a Christmas bonus.42% of office workers say office gossip is their favorite reason to go to work.Over 90% of American households bought a pie last week.What is the holiday gift people are most likely to get rid of? A sweater.

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Terrifying rumors initially propelled by Facebook's algorithms have sparked fears that men driving white vans are kidnapping women all across the United States for sex trafficking and to sell their body parts. Not true.NBC has launched an investigation into "America's Got Talent."New federal data shows that there are 422.9 million firearms in circulation, or about 1.2 guns for every person in the country. What's more, despite years of criticism of modern "assault-style" rifles such as the AR-15 and AK-47, there are a record 17.7 million in private hands, proving that it is the most popular gun around.Political advisor Dick Morris is predicting that Hillary Clinton will wait for Joe Biden to drop out, then will announce she's running for president.If you haven't heard of Billie Eilish yet, you will. Apple has just paid $25 million to do a documentary on the singer.Kanye West and Joel Osteen are going to take over Yankee Stadium on May 2 next year…

Music Calendar...

In 1821 Beethoven finished his piano sonata, Opus 109.
In 1877 Thomas Edison demonstrates the phonograph for the first time.
In 1944 Count Basie records "Red Bank Boogie" for Columbia Records.
In 1946 The "Christmas Song" by Nat King Cole debuts on the charts.
In 1952 "The Glow-Worm" by the Mills Brothers is #1 on the charts.
In 1965 The Rolling Stones enter RCA's Hollywood Studios in Los Angeles to record "19th Nervous Breakdown."
In 1965 The Beatles' single "We Can Work It Out" b/w "Day Tripper" is released.
In 1968 James Taylor releases his debut album on the Beatles' Apple Records.
In 1969 During a Rolling Stones concert at Altamont Speedway near San
In 1969 Big Band singer Cab Calloway turns actor in the "Hallmark Hall of Fame" presentation of "The Littlest Angel" on NBC-TV.
In 1969 "Arizona" by Mark Lindsay enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1969 "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye" by…

Today In History...

In 1790 The U.S. Congress moves from New York to Philadelphia.
In 1825 President John Adams suggests establishment of a U.S. observatory.
In 1886 Montgomery, Alabama, sets a 1-day snowfall record of 11 inches.
In 1884 Army engineers complete construction on the Washington Monument, 36 years after the cornerstone was laid.
In 1889 Jefferson Davis, the first and only president of the Confederate States Of America, dies in New Orleans, Louisiana.
In 1907 Coal mine explosions in Monongah, West Virginia, kill 361.
In 1917 Finland declares independence from Russia.
In 1917 Two munition ships collide in the harbor at Halifax, Nova Scotia, killing 1,600.
In 1921 An Anglo-Iris treaty is signed in London, providing for the creation of the Irish Free State.
In 1923 The first broadcast of a Presidential speech on radio is made when Calvin Coolidge addresses Congress.
In 1939 Cole Porter's "Du Barry Was A Lady" opens on Broadway.
In 1957 AFL-CIO members vote to expel the Teamsters. (They were r…

Born On This Day...

In 1421 Henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 1470-71)
In 1822 Businessman, John Eberhard (built first large U.S. pencil factory)
In 1870 Silent screen star, William S. Hart (Wild Bill Hickok, Tumbleweeds)
In 1886 Poet/critic, Alfred "Joyce" Kilmer (Trees)
In 1896 American lyricist/author, Ira Gershwin (I Got Rhythm)
In 1896 Football player, George Trafton (Bears)
In 1887 Broadway actress, Lynn Fontanne
In 1898 Photojournalist, Alfred Eisenstaedt (famous VJ photo)
In 1898 Swedish sociologist, Gunnar Myrdal
In 1899 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, John "Jocko" Conlan (Umpire)
In 1903 Country singer, Hugh Farr (Sons of the Pioneers) [d: 3-17-80]
In 1903 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Tony Lazzeri (Yankees) [d: 8-6-46]
In 1906 Actress, Agnes Moorehead (Endora-Bewitched) [d: 4-30-74]
In 1908 Gangster, "Babyface" Nelson (#1 wanted criminal) [d: 11-27-34]
In 1913 U.S. backstroke swimmer, Eleanor Holm (Olympic-Gold-1932) [d: 1-31-04]
In 1920 Jazz pianist, Dave Brubeck (Take Five) [d: 12-5-12]
In…

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