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Ben Franklin's bifocals Wednesday, August 21, 2013

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

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

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

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

PFC Jack Buck, USA    Sportscaster Jack Buck    Sportscaster Jack Buck
[1924 - Jack (John Francis) Buck, Radio Hall of Fame sportscaster, born in Holyoke, Massachusetts]

Actor Jack Weston    Actor Jack Weston
[1924 - Jack Weston (Weinstein), actor, born in Cleveland, Ohio]

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

Dumbarton Oaks    Dumbarton Oaks Conference Attendees
[1944 - Dumbarton Oaks conference establishing the United Nations 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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