I think that Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward had one of the most successful Hollywood marriages! (at least from outside appearances!)
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
The Recipe of the Day is a Ham and Bean Soup Recipe from Kerry of Healthy Diet Habits. Wintertime is a great time for Healthy Soups and January is National Soup Month, so it is a great idea to make a pot of soup every week.
See our FOOD HOLIDAYS page for all the special days celebrating food!
See our Holiday Food page for tips on healthy holiday food traditions in general, and for some sample meal plan ideas for some of the most popular holidays.
This Day in History
1834 – US President Andrew Jackson orders first use of federal soldiers to suppress a labor dispute.
1845 – Edgar Allan Poe's, "The Raven" is published in the New York Evening Mirror
1861 – Kansas is admitted as the 34th U.S. state.
1863 – Bear River Massacre, U.S. Army versus Indians
1886 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline driven automobile.
1896 - Emile Grubbe is the first Doctor to use radiation treatment for breast cancer
1916 – World War I: Paris is first bombed by German Zeppelins.
1929 - Seeing Eye Guide Dog Organization forms
1933 - German President von Hindenburg appoints Hitler Chancellor
1944 - 285 German bombers attack London
1959 - Walt Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" released
1979 - President Carter commuted Patricia Hearst's 7 year sentence to 2 years
1984 - Pres Reagan formally announces he will seek a 2nd term
1984 - Space Shuttle 41-B (STS-11) Challenger launched
In his State of the Union Address, United States President George W.
Bush describes "regimes that sponsor terror" as an Axis of Evil, in
which he includes Iraq, Iran and North Korea.
2015 - Malaysia officially declares the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 an accident and its passengers and crew presumed dead.
This Day in Music
1964 : The Beatles' I Want To Hold Your Hand hits #1 on the Billboard Pop Chart for their first US #1
1969 - Fleetwood Mac had their only UK #1 single with the instrumental 'Albatross.'
1979 - Emerson, Lake & Palmer disband after 10 years together
1983 - "Down Under" by Men At Work hit #1 on UK pop chart
1989 - Billy Joel sings the US national anthem at Superbowl XXIII in Miami.
1996 - George Michael had the UK #1 single with 'Jesus To A Child'
2009 - Kelly Clarkson's single, My Life Would Suck Without You, rose from 97 to #1 on the Billboard chart after selling 280,000 downloads in its first week of release.
This Day in Sports
1900 – The American League is organized in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with 8 founding teams.
1904 - 1st athletic letters are given to the University of Chicago football team
1936 – The first inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame are announced - Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson & Walter Johnson
1963 – The first inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame are announced - Jim Thorpe, Red Grange & George Halas
1964 - 9th Winter Olympic games open in Innsbruck, Austria
1966 - US female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming 1966 - US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Allen
1995 - Andre Agassi defeats Pete Sampras to win Australian Open
1995 - Superbowl XXIX: SF 49ers beat San Diego Chargers, 49-26 in Miami. MVP is Steve Young, San Francisco, QB
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. (transitive) To accelerate the progress of. 2. (transitive) To perform (a task) fast and efficiently.
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