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franklin-bifocals-60 Thursday, April 23, 2009

Shakespeare acting Shakespeare writing Writer William Shakespeare
[1564 - William Shakespeare, writer, born in Stratford-on-Avon (dies on same date in 1616)]

Politician Stephen A. Douglas
[1813 - Stephen A. Douglas, politician,
born in Brandon, Vermont]

Pianist Sergei Prokofiev   Composer Sergei Prokofiev
[1891 - Sergei Prokofiev, pianist, composer, born in Sontsovka, Ukraine]

Coach Bud Wilkinson
[1916 - (Charles Burnham) Bud Wilkinson, football
player, coach, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota]

Actress Janet Blair
[1921 - Janet Blair (Martha Jane Lafferty),
actress, born in Altoona, Pennsylvania]

HoF Pitcher Warren Spahn  Warren Spahn Hall of Fame plaque
[1921 - Warren (Edward) Spahn, Hall of Fame pitcher, born in Buffalo, New York]

Singer Roy Orbison
[1936 - Roy Orbison, singer, born in Vernon, Texas]

Director Otto Preminger
[1986 - Otto Preminger, director, actor, dies at age 80]

Vietnam # 1

Old Vietnam flag

Vietnam was French Indochina.
The French could not keep her.
The Chinese did not subdue her.
What did America think to do there?

Vietnam Wall

William's Whimsical Words:

What can you say to a person who lost a loved one over there?

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