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YES OR B.S.

The Supreme Court has its own private basketball court on the top floor of the U.S. Supreme Court Building called "The Highest Court in the Land." (Yes)The Cooke Monster's real name is Carl! (B.S. - it's Sid)Walmart's employee acceptance rate is actually lower than the acceptance rate at Harvard! (Yes)Vatican City has one of the highest crime rates in the world. (Yes)Just like our speech, cows actually moo with regional accents. (Yes)Jessica Alba, Katy Perry, Jennifer Aniston, Britney Spears and Rihanna all said no to big paychecks to pose nude for Playboy. (Yes)Adam Sandler's occupation in the movie "Big Daddy" was a barber. (B.S., Toll Booth worker)Miss Piggy was the Master of Ceremonies on the original "Muppet Show". (B.S., it was Kermit the Frog)If you ate enough carrots, your skin could actually turn orange! (Yes)There are more people in Bangladesh than in Russia. (Yes)Bill Clinton's name is mentioned in Congress about 7.7 times p…

DID YOU KNOW?

25% of men get tired after 26 minutes of shopping.Every year 2 million people in the U.S. are caught shoplifting.33% of women would change their laugh.The average couple only spends seven minutes a day being romantic. That can mean anything from saying nice things to each other or cuddling on the couch.One out of three people has had a date ruined by talking politics.67% of women have dumped a guy because he complained too much.Although 92% of American adults say they always wash their hands after using public restrooms, the reality is that just 77% actually do so.In a travel survey, 38% of adults (mostly women) say swimsuit shopping is the most stressful thing about going on vacation.If you're married, there's a 30% chance you'll do this together at some point over the weekend. What is it? Argue.

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

An apple orchard in Indiana was picked clean by thieves, who made off with over 50,000 apples.When you go to book a flight on Japan Airlines and go to choose your seat, they're going to put little icons on the seats already purchased, letting you know if the passenger next to you will be carrying a 2-year-old or younger baby.Fifth graders at Riverside Elementary School in Jeffersonville, Indiana, were given two days last week "to make sure that relationships have ended." Yes, the school was banning dating.The average age of the car on the road these days? Just under 12 years.A GoFundMe campaign has raised over $75,000 to pay for the legal bills of the White House whistleblower.The former home of Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love in Seattle has gone on the market for $7.5 million. Built in 1902, it has four-bedroom, and around 8,000-square-feet.In the mid-1950s, Annette Adkins and Bob Harvey were sweethearts at Gar-Field High School in Woodbridge, Virginia. But life happen, A…

Music Calendar...

In 1791 "The Magic Flute," a "singspiel" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, premieres at the Theatre auf der Wieden in Vienna.
In 1950 The Grand Ole Opry is televised for the first time on WSM-TV in Nashville.
In 1957 Bobby Helms records "Jingle Bell Rock."
In 1957 "Wake Up Little Susie" by the Everly Brothers enters on the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1961 Bob Dylan signs with Columbia Records.
In 1965 Donovan makes his U.S. television debut on "Shindig."
In 1967 On "The David Frost Show," John Lennon and Paul McCartney espouse the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's doctrines of transcendental meditation.
In 1967 "Incense & Peppermints" by the Strawberry Alarm Clock enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1968 The Beatles' biography "The Long And Winding Road" is published.
In 1969 David Crosby's girlfriend Christine Gail Hinton is killed in a head-on auto accident north of San Francisco, the same day the "Crosby, Stills &am…

Today In History...

In 1452 The first book is published, Johann Guttenberg's Bible.
In 1787 The sailing ship Columbia leaves Boston on the first voyage around the world by an American vessel.
In 1777 The Congress of the United States, forced to flee in the face of advancing British forces, moves to York, Pennsylvania.
In 1846 Dr. William Morton of Charleston, MA, uses an experimental anesthetic, known as ether, for the first time on one of his patients.
In 1880 Henry Draper takes the first photograph of the Orion Nebula.
In 1902 The patent for Rayon is issued.
In 1927 Babe Ruth hits his 60th homerun of the season to break his own major-league record.
In 1935 "Porgy & Bess" premieres in Boston.
In 1938 British, French, German and Italian leaders end the Munich Conference with a decision to appease Adolf Hitler by allowing Nazi annexation of Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland.
In 1939 The first manned rocket flight is made by auto maker Fritz von Opel.
In 1939 The first televised college football gam…

Born On This Day...

In 1227 Pope Nicholas IV (1288-1292)
In 1627 Fictitious character, Robinson Crusoe (according to Daniel Defoe)
In 1732 French banker and statesman, Jacques Necker
In 1802 French chemist, Antoine Jerome Balard (discovered bromine)
In 1813 Scottish physician/explorer, John Rae (Canadian Arctic)
In 1861 Businessman, William Wrigley Jr. (Wrigley's Gum, Chicago Cubs)
In 1870 French physicist, Jean-Baptiste Perrin (atomic nature of matter)
In 1912 Actor, Kenny Baker (Calendar Girl) [d: 8-10-85]
In 1915 Former Georgia governor, Lester Garfield Maddox [d: 6-25-03]
In 1921 Actress, Deborah Kerr (The King & I, Night of Iguana) [d: 10-16-07]
In 1924 Author, Truman Capote (In Cold Blood) [d: 8-25-84]
In 1926 Baseball Hall-of-Famer/announcer, Robin Evan Roberts [d: 5-6-10]
In 1928 Author, Elie Wiesel (Souls on Fire) (Nobel-1986) [d: 7-2-16]
In 1931 Actress, Angie Dickinson (Pepper-Police Woman, Sabrina) (88)
In 1932 Baseball player, Johnny Podres (Dodgers) [d: 1-13-08]
In 1933 Actor, Ben Cooper (Johnny G…

HEALTHY REASONS TO INDULGE YOUR COFFEE CRAVINGS

(EveryDayHealth.com) Coffee gets a bad rap, but study after study shows your java habit is actually good for you. From a lower skin cancer risk to fewer cavities, here are the best reasons to enjoy a cup or two. There's no need to feel guilty about your morning cuppa joe. On the contrary: People who drink a cup or more of coffee daily have up to a 10 to 20 percent lower risk of skin cancer than those who sip the dark stuff less often, according to a new study reported in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Its caffeine content may also play a protective role in some health conditions, but many of coffee's health perks hold up whether you go for decaf or regular.

1. Stroke
Women who drink a cup or more of coffee a day have up to a 25 percent lower stroke risk than those who skip coffee or drink it less often, according to a study in the journal Stroke.

2. Diabetes
Women who drank four cups of caffeinated coffee daily were nearly 60 percent less likely to develop type 2 di…

HOW YOU WALK REVEALS THE REAL YOU

Your walk is a combination of posture, pace and grace and people may form opinions about you simply by the way you move:

Eyes straight ahead
Your mind is brimming with imaginative ideas and you have the creative know how to make them a reality. You're a bit of a loner who's motivated by working on projects without outside interference. Your ability to keenly focus on a problem assures your success both at work and at home. Others know you'll save the day.

Long, fast strut
You have an electrifying presence that makes you the center of attention at any gathering. Your sexy stride gives the impression that you have long legs even if you're short. Your obvious self confidence also draws positive reactions because confidence is considered the most attractive trait of both men and women.

Slower walk
Your sure and measured steps give the immediate impression that you're fully in charge of your world. People naturally perceive you as a leader and turn to you for guidance. Loved …

FRIENDS REVEAL PERSONALITY

The type of friends you prefer reveals a lot about your personality, says psychologist Dr. Elayne Kahn, co-author of "1001 Ways You Reveal Your Personality."

Just one close friend
You need someone to confide in and trust. You don't trust people very easily, but once you do you're very loyal. You take friendship very seriously and never take your friends for granted.

Friends of your own sex only
You enjoy tradition and believe boys should be boys and girls should be girls. You're more comfortable when people are in more traditional roles. You enjoy friends who have something in common with you.

Friends of the opposite sex only
You enjoy being the center of attention, but don't like competing for it. Intimacy is very important to you, and you're capable of deep relationships.

Friends you just party with
You love to socialize, but don't like people getting too close. You're very independent and want to stay that way - and you especially don't like to bec…

PICK IT, PICK IT GOOD

Have you ever wondered if the things you do in private, such as picking your nose or popping your pimples, are normal? Dr. Mehmet Oz has set the record straight on what's normal and what's not when it comes to our personal hygiene.

How often do people pick their noses?
Dr. Oz says it's five times an hour! "I'm talking about just going to your nose, not trying to touch your brain," he said. The problem is that viruses live on your hands, and when your fingers enter your nostrils, you're transferring those viruses into your body. Your nose is like a petri dish with moist mucous membranes that are perfect for colonizing viruses. Dr. Oz's best advice? Whether you pick, scratch or just brush your nose with your fingers, try to keep your hands clean.

After you blow your nose, do you look inside the tissue?
Dr. Oz says smart people do this. Peering into the dirty tissue is a way of auditing what's going on inside your body. Snot says a lot. The big warning: …

DID YOU KNOW?

A recent survey found 47% of women say they struggle with picking out what to wear to work most days.63% of people who like to vacation in the winter, said the boss calling would absolutely ruin their vacation.A recent survey says the best time to interview for a job is between 9-11am.To avoid contracting a case of "office worker's back," desk bound employees need to spend nearly 17% of their workday on the move.25% of people spend more time sitting in the sauna or hot tub at the gym than exercising.47% of men have accidentally said "I love you" with a new girlfriend.It's twice as likely that you'll complain in the afternoon at work, than it is in the morning.Women pride themselves in the unique skill of having a sixth sense.Every second, 17 of these are sold throughout the world. A Big Mac.

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

When was the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' "Abbey Road" album? Appropriately, it was "Yesterday."Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will be the halftime entertainment at the next Super Bowl, just so you know.Princess Beatrice, the older daughter of the Duke and Duchess of York and ninth in line for the British throne, is now engaged to businessman Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi.Meghan Markle just revealed Archie's nickname is "Bubba" and jokes that he likes to flirt.Miley Cyrus declares she's single with an "Extra" photo shoot from the Grand Canyon after news broke last weekend that she ended her month-long romance with Kaitlynn Carter.Tony Romo is scheduled to join Jim Nantz on the call of the Minnesota Vikings vs. Chicago Bears game on Sunday afternoon. However, he may miss it if he makes the cut in the Safeway Open on the PGA tour.With Michigan having a rough start to their season, a rumor started that former Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer might …

Music Calendar...

In 1855 George F. Bristow's "Rip Van Winkle," the second American grand opera, opens at Niblo's Garden in New York City.
In 1942 Glenn Miller and his Orchestra performed together for the last time at the Central Theatre in Passaic, NJ, prior to Miller's entry into the U.S. Army.
In 1943 The Andrew Sisters and the Vic Schoen Orchestra record "Pistol Packin' Mama" and "Jingle Bells."
In 1962 Then a Detroit secretary, Martha Reeves records "I'll Have to Let Him Go" with The Vandellas.
In 1964 The Beach Boys make their first appearance on the "Ed Sullivan Show," singing "I Get Around."
In 1966 Tommy Roe appears on TV's "Where The Action Is."
In 1968 The Jackson Five opens for Stevie Wonder and Gladys Knight at a concert in Gary, Indiana.
In 1969 "Wedding Bell Blues" by the Fifth Dimension enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1970 Rare Earth performs "I Know I'm Losing You" on the &quo…

Today In History...

In 1777 General George Washington is defeated by the British in the Battle of Germantown.
In 1779 John Adams is named to negotiate the Revolutionary War's peace terms with Britain.
In 1825 The first locomotive to haul a passenger train is operated by George Stephenson in England.
In 1854 The first great disaster involving an Atlantic Ocean liner occurs when the steamship "Arctic" sank with 300 people aboard.
In 1892 Book matches are patented.
In 1919 The Democratic National Committee votes to admit women.
In 1923 Yankee great Lou Gehrig hits his first home run.
In 1928 The U.S. announces that it will recognize the Nationalist Chinese government.
In 1938 The ocean liner "Queen Elizabeth" is launched at Glasgow.
In 1939 Warsaw, Poland, surrenders after weeks of resistance to invading forces from Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union during World War II.
In 1954 "Tonight!" (The Tonight Show) with Steve Allen premieres on NBC-TV.
In 1959 A typhoon batters the main Japan…

Born On This Day...

In 1601 Louis XIII, king of France (1610-43)
In 1722 Statesman, Samuel Adams (signed the Declaration of Independence)
In 1792 English illustrator, George Cruikshank (for Charles Dickens)
In 1840 Political cartoonist, Thomas Nast
In 1842 Businessman, Henry Alden Sherwin (Sherwin-Williams paint)
In 1875 Italian novelist, Grazia Deledda
In 1885 Magician/illusionist, Harry Blackstone Sr.
In 1887 Businessman, James Dole (first Hawaiian pineapple canner)
In 1896 Senator, Sam Ervin (Watergate Committee chairman)
In 1898 Composer, Vincent Youmans (Tea For Two)
In 1920 Actor, William Conrad (Cannon, Jake and the Fatman) [d: 2-11-94]
In 1922 Singer, Raymond Edwards (The Silhouettes) [d: 1997]
In 1922 Film director, Arthur Penn (Miracle Worker, Bonnie & Clyde) [d: 9-28-10]
In 1923 Actress/singer, Mary McCarty (Starch-Trapper John, MD) [d: 4-3-80]
In 1924 Jazz pianist, Earl "Bud" Powell [d: 8-1-66]
In 1926 Actress, Jayne Meadows (I've Got A Secret, Steve Allen Show) [d: 4-26-15]
In 1927 Jazz tr…

DID YOU KNOW?

A study found that you spend 377 hours a year preparing meals by making breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. (62 hours making breakfast. 94 hours making lunch. 213 hours making dinner. And eight hours making snacks.)When it comes to driving, women are better at using turn signals than men.Married couples are three times more likely to argue about family obligations during the holidays, than any other time of the year.40% of people consider pizza the top "cheat" meal while trying to lose weight.30% of people in a survey said they would give up dessert for a year to have a nice smile.Husbands and wives who hold in their anger die earlier than "expressive" couples who argue loudly and then resolve the conflict.20% of women in a recent survey said if they're being honest, they will admit, they have prayed before stepping on a scale.56% of brides won't book a wedding venue unless it has good Wi-Fi.29% of Americans say this is our favorite thing about fall. What …

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

Northern Montana is expecting upwards of 2 feet of snow this weekend. Here we go!In her new book, Demi Moore says she felt bad about stealing Jon Cryer's virginity. Cryer says, not to worry, he lost that back in high school. They ironically connected back while working on the movie, "No Small Affair" in 1984.Suddenly, my life has meaning. Pretty soon, for 99-cents, you'll be able to have Samuel L. Jackson be the voice of your Amazon Echo. Yes, move over, Alexa. And you'll be able to choose between the G-version or the F-version.Ronan Farrow has a book on the way, where women who have a story to tell about Matt Lauer are going to say their piece.Look out Hong Kong. A new weapon invented by Chinese scientists uses low frequency sound waves to cause physical distress, forcing rioters, protesters, or anyone else the wielder wants to vacate the area. The new "sonic gun" was developed as a non-lethal weapon system for use by police and law enforcement as an a…

Music Calendar...

In 1892 John Philip Sousa conducts his first public performance at the Stillman Music Hall in Plainfield, NJ.
In 1937 Blues singer Bessie Smith is killed in an auto accident.
In 1956 Elvis Presley Day is declared in Tupelo, Mississippi.
In 1957 The musical "West Side Story" opens on Broadway.
In 1960 "Georgia On My Mind" by Ray Charles enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1961 Bob Dylan starts a 2-week stay as the opening act for the Greenbriar Boys at Gerde's Folk City in Greenwich Village, NY.
In 1964 "You Really Got Me" by the Kinks enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1964 "Oh, Pretty Woman" by Roy Orbison hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 3 weeks.
In 1968 The Rolling Stones' Brian Jones is fined 50 pounds for marijuana possession.
In 1968 "Sunshine Of Your Love" by Cream is certified gold.
In 1969 San Francisco's Fillmore West opens.
In 1969 The Beatles release "Abbey Road," the last album they recorded toge…

Today In History...

In 1777 British troops occupy Philadelphia during the American Revolution.
In 1789 Thomas Jefferson is appointed America's first Secretary of State; John Jay the first chief justice of the U.S.; and Edmund Jennings Randolph the first Attorney General.
In 1820 Frontiersman Daniel Boone dies in Missouri at age 85.
In 1871 David O. Saylor patents cement for concrete.
In 1902 The world's richest maker of pants, Levi Strauss dies at age 73.
In 1914 Federal Trade Commission is formed to regulate interstate commerce.
In 1918 The Meuse-Argonne offensive against the Germans begins during World War I.
In 1950 U.N. troops in the Korean Conflict recapture the South Korean capital of Seoul from the North Koreans.
In 1952 Philosopher George Santayana dies in Rome at age 88.
In 1960 The first of four TV debates between presidential candidates Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy begin in Chicago.
In 1962 "The Beverly Hillbillies" premieres on CBS-TV.
In 1966 Japan launches its first satellite in…

Born On This Day...

In 1729 Bible translator, Moses Mendelssohn
In 1733 Naval officer, Abraham Whipple (fired first in Revolutionary War)
In 1754 French chemist, Joseph Louis Proust (compounds composition)
In 1774 Pioneer, Johnny Appleseed [John Chapman] (planted apple trees)
In 1783 British poet, Jane Taylor (Twinkle Twinkle Little Star)
In 1784 Astronomer, Christopher Hansteen (geomagnetism)
In 1854 Inventor, Edward Bausch (the microscope) (Bausch & Lomb Optical)
In 1870 King Christian X of Denmark (1912-47)
In 1872 Cartoonist, Winsor McCay (Little Nemo)
In 1875 Actor, Edmund Gwenn (Kris Kringle-Miracle on 34th Street)
In 1888 Writer/poet, T.S. Eliot (Waste Land) (Nobel-1948)
In 1889 German philosopher, Martin Heidegger ("Being and Time")
In 1895 Actor, George Raft (Casino Royale, Around The World in 80 Days)
In 1897 Paul VI, 262nd Roman Catholic pope (1963-78)
In 1898 Composer, George Gershwin (Rhapsody in Blue, An American In Paris)
In 1909 Racing pioneer, William France (founded Daytona 500) [d: 6-7-…

DID YOU KNOW?

A coffee shop is the number one place people leave their cell phones.17% of women in a recent survey said when they see a guy doing driving a sports car, it's a sure sign of insecurity.The average parent spends $400 a year on birthdays.A survey finds 45% of us believe in reincarnation.There's a new study out that reveals that just simply using the word "snack" can make you gain weight.Married folks suffer from heartburn more than single people.According to a Good Housekeeping survey, 59% of people say they still have a VCR somewhere in their house.50% of people in a recent survey said they can't remember their prom song from high school.45% of women either don't know or don't care about this fact about themselves? Their real shoe size.

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

Paul McCartney and Ringo Star are saluting John Lennon by recording one of the last songs he ever wrote, "Grow Old With Me," which will appear on Ringo's next album, out next month.Around 100 people showed for the "Storm Area 51" rally. No aliens were found.Didn't watch the Emmys Sunday night? You were in the majority. For the first time, viewership hit an all-time low of under 7 million.Disney and AT&T have reached an agreement in principle that will avert potential disruptions of Disney's ABC, Disney Channel and ESPN content on AT&T's DIRECTV, AT&T TV NOW and U-verse services.An American Airlines jet flying from Phoenix to Minneapolis had to make an emergency landing when a passenger lit up a joint during the flight.Food Network star Carl Ruiz has died at age 44. Before his untimely death, Ruiz had spent at least Friday in Maryland -- eating at restaurants in Baltimore.Ryan Seacrest has signed a deal with ABC to host "American Ido…

Today In History...

In 1789 Congress passes the First Judiciary Act, which provided for an Attorney General and a Supreme Court.
In 1845 The first baseball team is organized.
In 1852 A new invention, the dirigible, is demonstrated.
In 1853 Cornelius Vanderbilt makes the first round-the-world trip by yacht.
In 1869 Thousands of businessmen are ruined in a Wall Street panic after financiers Jay Gould & James Fisk attempt to corner the gold market.
In 1895 First round-the-world trip by a woman on a bicycle (took 15 months).
In 1929 Lt. James H. Doolittle guides a Consolidated NY2 Biplane over Mitchell Field in New York in the first all-instrument flight.
In 1934 Babe Ruth makes his farewell appearance as a regular player with the New York Yankees in a game against the Boston Red Sox.
In 1948 Mildred Gillars, accused of being Nazi wartime radio propagandist "Axis Sally," pleads innocent in a Washington courtroom to charges of treason. (Gillars served 12 years in prison.)
In 1955 President Eisenhower suf…

Born On This Day...

In 1717 English writer, Horace Walpole
In 1755 John Marshall, 4th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
In 1843 Publisher, Adam Wagnalls (Funk & Wagnalls)
In 1870 Engineer, Georges Claude (invented the neon light)
In 1890 English journalist, Sir Alan Herbert
In 1895 Scottish Golfer, Tommy Armour
In 1896 American short story writer, F. Scott Fitzgerald (Great Gatsby)
In 1898 Scientist, Sir Howard W. Florey (purified penicillin) (Nobel-1945)
In 1900 Cartoonist, Ham Fisher (created Joe Palooka) [d: 12-27-55]
In 1907 Physicist, John Ray Dunning (nuclear fission) [d: 8-25-75]
In 1911 Soviet leader, Konstantin U. Chernenko (1984-85) [d: 3-10-85]
In 1912 Actor, Don Porter (Ann Southern Show, Gidget) [d: 2-11-97]
In 1913 Actor/singer, Herb Jeffries (first Black singing cowboy) [d: 5-25-14]
In 1915 Actor, Larry Gates (Harry Lewis-The Guiding Light) [d: 12-12-96]
In 1918 Actress, Audra Lindley (Helen Roper-Three's Company) [d: 10-16-97]
In 1919 Cartoon voicist, Dayton Allen (Flub-A-Dub-Howdy Doody S…

DID YOU KNOW?

If you were in charge of mowing the lawn at the White House, you would need 8 hours to do it.A recent study labeled men who wear Hawaiian shirts as 'vulgar' and 'inauthentic.'70% of people who say they have self-esteem issues also admit to honking their horn.The little finger is the smallest on your hand. This finger is actually responsible for 50% of your hand strength.A survey reveals that one in three snake bite victims were drunk when bitten.10% of women say they've hidden snacks in the bedroom and their partner doesn't known about it.Even though a lot of people think shaving regularly makes the hair grow back faster, there is no scientific evidence of this.Three quarters of women find if a man is wearing a gold chain, it's "super tacky."California is home to the largest what? The largest county (San Bernardino County).

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

Three Mile Island, the site of a nuclear meltdown in 1979 that forever changed America's view on nuclear energy, officially shut down at noon on Friday.Carson Daly announced Friday that his wife, Siri, was pregnant with their fourth child.A lawsuit claims that both Lowe's and Home Depot have been secretly using facial recognition software on everyone that enters their stores.Walgreens is working with Google and testing drone delivery.First, he threw in his hat, now New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is throwing in the towel in his bid to become president. Game over.Music producer Mark Ronson says he identifies as a sapiosexual. By definition: "Someone who finds intelligence and the human mind to be the most sexually attractive feature for a potential sexual relationship."A tour bus carrying members of the road crew for country singer Josh Turner plunged off a cliff in central California, killing one person and injuring seven others. Josh was not on board.A Nebraska w…

Music Calendar...

In 1935 Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys record for the first time at a session for Brunswick Records in Dallas.
In 1957 "That'll Be The Day" by Buddy Holly & the Crickets hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart. It was their only #1 single.
In 1965 The Yardbirds and Jerry Lee Lewis appear on TV's "Shindig."
In 1966 The Rolling Stones begin their British tour at London's Albert Hall.
In 1967 Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention play their first British concert at London's Royal Albert Hall, backed by an orchestra.
In 1967 The Monkees appear on the cover of TV Guide.
In 1967 Strawberry Alarm Clock performs "Incense & Peppermints" on ABC-TV's "American Bandstand."
In 1967 "People Are Strange" by the Doors enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1967 "The Letter" by the Box Tops hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 4 weeks.
In 1969 Diana Ross appears on the cover of Look magazine.
In 1969 The London Dail…

Today In History...

In 1642 Harvard College holds its first commencement.
In 1779 During the Revolutionary War, the American warship Bon Homme Richard, commanded by John Paul Jones, defeats the HMS Serapis after Jones declares: "I have not yet begun to fight!"
In 1780 British spy John Andre is captured along with papers revealing Benedict Arnold's plot to surrender West Point to the British.
In 1806 The Lewis and Clark expedition returns to St. Louis from the Pacific Northwest.
In 1846 Johann Galle and Heinrich d'Arrest discover the planet Neptune.
In 1859 Daniel Emmett publishes "I Wish I Was In Dixie."
In 1912 The first Mack Sennett "Keystone Comedy" movie is released.
In 1926 Gene Tunney scores a ten-round decision over Jack Dempsey to win the world heavyweight boxing title in Philadelphia.
In 1932 The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is formed.
In 1938 A time capsule, to be opened in the year 6939, is buried on the grounds of the World's Fair in New York City.
In 1939 Sigmund F…

Born On This Day...

In 63 -BC- First Roman Emperor, Augustus Caesar
In 1713 Ferdinand VI, king of Spain (1746-59)
In 1745 Pioneer, John Sevier (first governor of Tennessee)
In 1791 German astronomer, Johann Encke (Encke's Comet)
In 1800 Educator, William H. McGuffey (McGuffey Readers)
In 1819 Physicist, Armand Hippolyte Louis Fizeau (measured speed of light)
In 1838 Feminist, Victoria Woodhull (first woman to run for president)
In 1850 Poet/journalist, Eugene Field (Little Boy Blue)
In 1852 Surgeon, William Halsted (established first U.S. surgical school)
In 1861 German engineer, Robert Bosch (invented the spark plug)
In 1865 Author, Baroness Emmusky Orczy (The Scarlet Pimpernel)
In 1880 Nutritionist, John Boyd Orr
In 1889 Political columnist/journalist, Walter Lippmann
In 1899 U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Tom C. Clark (1949-67)
In 1890 Friedrich Paulus, led German 6th Army on Stalingrad (WWII)
In 1897 Surrealistic painter, Paul Delvaux
In 1897 Actor, Walter Pigeon (Forbidden Planet, Mrs. Miniver)
In 1899 U.S. Supreme…

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Literary Deceit

The book we most lie about having read when asked that question is "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," the children's classic by Lewis Carroll. That's the word from a BBC survey which determined the books that are most popular for literary deceit. Alice and her friends, the Mad Hatter and the Queen of Hearts, lead this list. Why do we lie about reading? Call it vanity. 60 percent of those surveyed said being well-read makes a person appear more attractive. The top 20 books we say we have read -- when we have not: "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," by Lewis Carroll"1984," by George Orwell"The Lord of the Rings" trilogy, by J.R.R. Tolkien"War and Peace," by Leo Tolstoy"Anna Karenina," by Leo Tolstoy"The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes," by Arthur Conan Doyle"To Kill a Mockingbird," Harper Lee"David Copperfield," Charles Dickens"Crime and Punishment," by Fyodor Dostoyevsky&q…

DID YOU KNOW?

10% of guys in a Match.com survey say they have changed their phone number after a first date.A survey says that 27% of people would get an "IRS" tattoo if it meant they never had to pay taxes again.10% of married couples say they met each other at the gym.Only 5% of kids say their parents don't do anything embarrassing.14% of adults say they've had a drink, or two, before going to the dentist.According to a survey, 30% of us don't test drive a car until we know what we want.Over 175 million of Girl Scout cookies are sold in the U.S. each year.A survey says that Americans eat salad dressing an average of 38 times a year.On average, women will clean these once a month, while men clean them once a year. The windows in your house.

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

A photo has surfaced of Justin Trudeau, Canada's prime minister, wearing brown face makeup at a party at the private school where he was teaching in the spring of 2001.AT&T is said to be exploring ways of getting rid of DirectTV.Alec Baldwin's wife, Hilaria, has shared that she is pregnant again after revealing she suffered a miscarriage this year. That will be their fifth child together.Brand new in Seattle -- Dreamboyz Espresso, where hunky men with their shirts off serve up coffee.Kodi Lee-the autistic and blind piano-playing singer-won the 14th season of "America's Got Talent."Porn star Jessica Jaymes was found dead in her home at age 43. She was actually a sixth-grade teacher three years before switching careers.Mark-Paul Gosselaar, who played Zack in "Saved by the Bell," says he wasn't called about being part of the reunion show.Antonio Banderas says that his ex-wife, Melanie Griffith, is one of his best friends.Lady Gaga's new makeup …