ITS FRIDAY!!! That means 10k Giveaway. (Congrats Kyle). Join me every Friday morning for 10k Giveaways between 6 and 7 central. I am still enjoying the last few presses from my pound of Silver Bullet Blend. Today I chat about our date night last night and plans for the weekend. Leading off with The Perfect Cup Question “What are two things still on your bucket list?” followed up by LOTS of History prepared by Pip over at Ducktioncups.com
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LOTS of History
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Now for LOTS of History
- 1926 – The College Board administers the first SAT exam.
Pip’s notes – If I recall, the state of Kommie-fornia referred to the test as ‘racist’, at one point.
- 1938 – The Civil Aeronautics Act is signed into law, forming the Civil Aeronautics Authority in the United States.
The Air Commerce Act of 1926 created an Aeronautic Branch of the United States Department of Commerce.
Its functions included testing and licensing of pilots, certification of aircraft and investigation of accidents.
- 1951 – The ocean liner SS United States is christened and launched.
Pip’s notes – Isn’t that like.. bad luck? Or worse, wearing the T-shirt of the band you’re going to see?
Don’t be that guy..
- 1969 – IBM announces that effective January 1970 it will price its software and services separately
from hardware thus creating the modern software industry.
- 1991 – Sonic the Hedgehog is released in North America on the Sega Genesis platform,
beginning the popular video game franchise
Pip’s notes – You’re damn right “SE-GA” just played in my head.
We have an inventor, and a few entertainers on the list for candles & cake.
- 1915 – Frances Gabe, American artist and inventor (d. 2016)
a feminist artist and inventor and most well known for designing and building the first “self-cleaning house”.
he received a patent for her invention in 1984 which included 68 separate inventions for sprinklers and drying units that would wash and dry everything from the walls, the clothes, the dishes, etc. and channeled the waste water out of the house via a series of drains in the floor.
Gabe and her invention were featured in People magazine in 1982 and in The New York Times’ Home & Garden section in 2002, as well as on Phil Donahue’s talk show and in several books, including Chuck Palahniuk’s Fugitives & Refugees (2003)
- 1941 – Robert Hunter, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2019)
American lyricist, singer-songwriter, translator, and poet, best known for his work with the Grateful Dead.
Born near San Luis Obispo, California, Hunter spent some time in his childhood in foster homes,
as a result of his father’s abandoning his family, and took refuge in reading and writing.
He attended the University of Connecticut for a year before returning to Palo Alto, where he became friends with Jerry Garcia.
Garcia and Hunter began a collaboration that lasted through the remainder of Garcia’s life.
- 1955 – Glenn Danzig, American singer-songwriter and producer
American singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer. He is the founder of the rock bands Misfits, Samhain, and Danzig.
He owns the Evilive record label as well as Verotik, an adult-oriented comic book publishing company.
Pip’s notes – I think I’ve heard of the Misfits…
- 1957 – Frances McDormand, American actress, winner of the Triple Crown of Acting
films, including Blood Simple (1984), Raising Arizona (1987), Miller’s Crossing (1990), Barton Fink (1991),
Fargo (1996), The Man Who Wasn’t There (2001), Burn After Reading (2008), and Hail, Caesar! (2016).
Pip’s notes – I was suggested to watch ‘Fargo’, just never got to it.
- 1965 – Paul Arthurs, English guitarist
best known as the rhythm guitarist, occasional keyboardist and co-founder
of the rock band Oasis.
- 1972 – Selma Blair, American actress
as Cecile Caldwell in the cult film Cruel Intentions (1999).
She continued to find success with the comedies Legally Blonde (2001) and The Sweetest Thing (2002),
and achieved international fame with her portrayal of Liz Sherman in the big-budget fantasy films Hellboy (2004)
and Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008).
Pip’s notes – Totally not who was in my head. Not the one from ‘Wild Things’ (1998).. I was waaaay off…..
I think I liked it better in my head…
… anyway …
- 1977 – Jason Mraz, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
Pip’s notes – Mr. A-Z is catchy in a fun way,
and “I’m Yours” wins their hearts over.
- 1980 – Melissa Rauch, American actress
an American actress. She is known for playing Bernadette Rostenkowski-Wolowitz on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory, for which she was nominated for the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 2013.
From 2004 to 2008, Rauch worked as a regular contributor on the VH1 series Best Week Ever.
- 1988 – Chet Faker, Australian singer-songwriter
A.K.A. Nick Murphy, his cover of the Blackstreet’s song “No Diggity” was
featured in a 2013 Superbowl commercial may sound familiar.
Pip’s notes – Groovy, dudes. Pass the lighter this way.
we’re sticking with the recents….
- 2006 – Aaron Spelling, American actor, producer, and screenwriter, founded Spelling Television (b. 1923)
His productions included the TV series Family (1976–1980),
Charlie’s Angels (1976–1981), The Love Boat (1977–1986),
Hart to Hart (1979–1984), Dynasty (1981–1989), Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990–2000),
Melrose Place (1992–1999), 7th Heaven (1996–2007), and Charmed (1998–2006).
He also served as producer of The Mod Squad (1968–1973),
The Rookies (1972–1976), and Sunset Beach (1997–1999).
Pip’s notes – That’s like the last 2 generations of shows.
- 2009 – Ed McMahon, American game show host and announcer (b. 1923)
an American announcer, game show host, comedian, actor, singer, and combat aviator.
- 2013 – Gary David Goldberg, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1944)
Goldberg was best known for his work on Family Ties (1982–89), Spin City (1996–2002), and his semi-autobiographical series Brooklyn Bridge (1991–93)
Pip’s notes – Family dinner and Spin City, a TV show about a bumbling politician with a possibly questionable staff…..
Marty McFly sent me a future/past text message with a joke about this situation…
I think it could break the 4th dimensional space time continuum of this time dimension.. perhaps another ‘time’
- 2021 – John McAfee, British-American computer programmer and businessman, founded McAfee (b. 1945)
Pip’s notes – I have a slight hunch that McAfee didn’t Clinton himself…
wait, er.. I might mean McAfee didn’t Epstein himself.
– Bonus link –
I assume because the wiki page says it’s disproven & a conspiracy theory..
The Clinton body count is a disproven conspiracy theory that baselessly asserts the notion that former U.S. President Bill Clinton and his wife, former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, have secretly had their political opponents murdered, totaling as many as 50 or more.
Pip’s Bonus notes – woah… they even have the links and stories connecting them all together… where did those black SUV’s come from? They weren’t just there?
- Poland & Nicaragua celebrate Father’s day
- International United Nations Public Service Day
This has been Pip with LOTS of history segment, suggesting not to “duck”
any ‘blacked out SUVs’ that are new on your street.
Especially when they don’t have licence plates….. excuse me while I go say hello