Thursday, September 1, 2016
[1875 - Edgar Rice Burroughs, soldier, writer, born in Chicago]
[1900 - Don Wilson, announcer, actor, born in Lincoln, Nebraska]
[1904 - Johnny Mack Brown, athlete, actor, born in Dothan, Alabama]
[1907 - Walter (Philip) Reuther, labor and civil rights leader, born in Wheeling, West Virginia]
[1920 - Richard Farnsworth, stunt man, actor, born in Los Angeles]
[1922 - Yvonne De Carlo (Peggy Yvonne Middleton), actress, born in Vancouver, British Columbia]
[1922 - Vittorio Gassman, actor, born in Genoa, Liguria, Italy]
[1923 - Rocky Marciano (Rocco Marchegiano), Undefeated World Heavyweight Champion, born in Brockton, Massachusetts]
[1933 - (Dorothy) Ann (Willis) Richards, Texas Governor, born in Lakeview, Texas]
[1937 - Ron O'Neal, actor, director, screenwriter, born in Utica, New York]
[1939 - Germany invades Poland (WW-II begins)]
[1972 - American Bobby Fischer defeats Boris Spassky of Russia in the world chess championship]
City of New Orleans
Apologies to Steve Goodman
Good Morning, America,
Where were you?
Don't you know me?
I'm your Native Son.
I'm the place
They always called New Orleans.
Seemed like 500 days
For you to come.
William's Whimsical Words:
Can you hear Arlo Guthrie singing?
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