1989 - Melanie Griffith & Don Johnson marry for the 2nd time
1999 - Novelist Tom Clancy marries journalist Alexandra Llewellyn
Quote of the Day
This was a picture of some graffiti on a wall, but it was an excellent message! Life is a series of ups and downs, and sometimes it seems like all the problems and trials are winning.
June 26th is the International Day Against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking sponsored by the United Nations. If you are addicted to drugs or alcohol, life can be better - get the help you need, and never lose hope for a better tomorrow!
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
Have you ever heard of Calorie counts per pound? Some foods per pound are almost as caloric as eating straight butter per pound! That is something none of us would do! Yet we do quite frequently, we just don't know it!
Check out Kerry's chart for your offenders at her Healthy Diet Habits website (link above)! It should not surprise you that real foods (those without bar codes) are much less caloric per pound, than processed foods!
1927 - The Cyclone roller coaster opens on Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York
1934 - Credit Unions are established when US President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Federal Credit Union Act
1942 - The first flight of the Grumman F6F Hellcat
1945 - 50 allied nations sign the United Nations Charter in San Francisco, CA
1960 - Madagascar gains its independence from France
1974 - The UPC (Universal Product Code) is scanned for the first time in Troy, Ohio
1997 - The Communications Decency Act is ruled by the US Supreme Court to violate the First Amendment to the US Constitution
2012 - 347 homes are burnt by the Waldo Canyon Fire in Colorado Springs which also killed two people
2015 - Bloody Friday occurs when five different terrorist attacks in France, Tunisia, Somalia, Kuwait and Syria by ISIS killed more than 403 people and injured 336
This Day in Music
1961 - His Latest Flame and Little Sister are recorded by Elvis Presley
1976 - Baby, I Love Your Way is released by Peter Frampton
1977 - Elvis Presley held his final concert in Indianapolis, Indiana
1990 - Nelson (twin sons of Rick Nelson) release their debut album After the Rain, which goes on to sell over 2 million copies due to the popularity of their #1 single Can't Live Without Your Love and Affection (video below)
1999 - Last Kiss by Pearl Jam hits #2 in America
This Day in Sports
1906 - The Grand Prix motor racing event is held for the first time
1959 - The new world champion of heavy weight boxing is Swedish boxer Ingemar Johansson after he beats American Floyd Patterson on a technical knockout in the third round
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
Not Dog (noun)
1. A vegetarian imitation sausage, or hot dog sandwich made with one.
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