Above, is a great quote from Tina Turner. After divorcing her husband Ike, for severe abuse, on this day in 1978, Tina went on to have greater success, with What's Love Got to Do With It, and other songs, and some acting roles, including Mel Gibson's, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome. I admire her for leaving her abusive situation.
Tina has won 8 Grammys, sold more concert tickets than any solo artist, and sold over 200 million album and singles copies. She has been called one of the most successful female rock artists of all time, and one of the greatest singers of all time.
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
The Holidays and Observances Healthy Diet Tip of the Day for March 29, is to practice Simple Healthy Eating, by following the R.I.S.E. strategy of Healthy Eating - reduce, increase, substitute, and eliminate. Find out more about Simple Healthy Eating, by Kerry, of Healthy Diet Habits.
This Day in History
1638 – Swedish colonists establish the first European settlement in Delaware, naming it New Sweden
1848 - Niagara Falls stops flowing for 30 hours due to an ice jam
1852 - Ohio makes it illegal for children under 18 & women to work more than 10 hours a day
1867 - Congress approves Lincoln Memorial
1882 – The Knights of Columbus, the world's largest Catholic fraternal service organization is established
1886 – The first batch of Coca-Cola is brewed in a backyard in Atlanta, Georgia, by Dr. John Pemberton
1943 - Meat, butter & cheese rationed in US during WW II
1961 - After a 4 1/2 year trial, Nelson Mandela is acquitted on treason charge
1971 – A Los Angeles, California jury recommends the death penalty for Charles Manson and three female followers
1973 – The last United States combat soldiers leave South Vietnam (Vietnam War)
1999 – The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above the 10,000 mark for the first time
2004 – The Republic of Ireland becomes the first country in the world to ban smoking in all work places, bars, and restaurants
This Day in Music
1795 - Beethoven debuts as pianist in Vienna, at age 24
1975 - Led Zeppelin becomes the first band in history to have six albums on the Billboard chart at once
1982 - Stevie Wonder and Paul McCartney, Ebony And Ivory is released
1985 - Madonna's first film, Desperately Seeking Susan, debuts
1986 - Beatle records officially go on sale in Russia
1987 - Starship's Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now hits #1
2006 - Tom Jones is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace
2009 - Nickelback win Album of the Year, Group of the Year and the Fan Choice Award at the Juno Awards
Above, is my favorite Tina Turner song, What's Love Got to Do With It, whichhit #1 in the US on September 1, 1984
This Day in Sports
1966 - Muhammad Ali beats George Chuvalo in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1984 - NFL Baltimore Colts move to Indianapolis
1989 - 1st Soviet hockey players are permitted to play for the NHL
1992 - Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Oakland won by Kristi Yamaguchi of the USA
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. (medicine) The study of diseases of the ear, nose and throat
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