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Ben Franklin's bifocals Thursday, August 21, 2008

Bandleader & Composer Count Basie
[1906 - William "Count" Basie, pianist, composer, born in Red Bank, New Jersey]

Award-winning Animator & Director Fritz Freleng
[1906 - Friz Freleng, Academy & Emmy-winning animator, born in Kansas City, Missouri]

Lambeau Field
[1922 - Curly Lambeau and his Green Bay Football Club are granted an NFL franchise]

Sportscaster Chris Schenkel
[1923 - Chris (Christopher Eugene) Schenkel, sportscaster, born in Bippus, Indiana]

Basketball Great Wilt Chamberlain
[1936 - Wilt (Wilton) Chamberlain, Basketball Hall of Famer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

Dumbarton Oaks
Dumbarton Oaks Conference Attendees
[1944 - Dumbarton Oaks conference establishing the UN begins in Washington, DC]

Hawaii state seal
[1959 - Hawaii becomes 50th of United States]

Are You Possessed?

Be careful not to exorcise your demons. Their rage is what powers the better part of you.

William's Whimsical Words:

What is anger if not energy in search of a good purpose?

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