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  1. #71
    Today was the birthday of some guy named Nikola Tesla. He must've been kind of a big deal, because a band named themselves after him. And I always thought The Oatmeal just really loved "Love Song."
    Tommy, close your eyes.

  2. #72
    It was 100 years ago that the future show-Hitler-who's-boss track icon Jesse Owens was born. He was an Ohio State Buckeye, too!
    "I went to Star Wars Celebration VII in Anaheim, and I didn't get even a lousy t-shirt."

  3. #73
    Online, it says this is the 30th anniversary of Tetris. Does anyone still play it? Or dream of/in it?
    "I went to Star Wars Celebration VII in Anaheim, and I didn't get even a lousy t-shirt."

  4. #74
    Yesterday would have been Les Paul's 99th birthday. Who was Les Paul you ask? He had many innovative recording techniques, helped pave the way for electric guitars and pretty much helped get that rock and roll thing going.

  5. #75
    Quote Originally Posted by Bel-Cam Jos View Post
    Online, it says this is the 30th anniversary of Tetris. Does anyone still play it? Or dream of/in it?
    Every once in a while.
    Rogue Squadron-19 Golds, Battle For Naboo-18 Platinums, Rogue Leader-15 Golds/15 Aces, Rebel Strike-19 Single Golds/19 Single Aces
    James Boba Fettfield & Lord Malakite's Video Game Collection

  6. #76
    Yesterday was the 100th "birthday" of Babe Ruth's MLB career; he was a pitcher not an outfielder then, though.
    "I went to Star Wars Celebration VII in Anaheim, and I didn't get even a lousy t-shirt."

  7. #77
    HOF football legend "Sweetness," Walter Payton, would've been 60 years old today.
    "I went to Star Wars Celebration VII in Anaheim, and I didn't get even a lousy t-shirt."

  8. #78
    Starting 100 years ago today, the War to End All Wars began. Yay! No more wars!

    But in all absolute seriousness, it is hard to believe that a century has gone by since then.
    "I went to Star Wars Celebration VII in Anaheim, and I didn't get even a lousy t-shirt."

  9. #79
    With all this current concern over infectious, deadly diseases: 100th birthday of Jonas Salk.
    "I went to Star Wars Celebration VII in Anaheim, and I didn't get even a lousy t-shirt."

  10. #80
    Quote Originally Posted by Bel-Cam Jos View Post
    With all this current concern over infectious, deadly diseases: 100th birthday of Jonas Salk.
    Do we know who ELIMINATED measles? 'Cause they're turning over in their grave now.

    Today, social commentator and amazing storyteller Langston Hughes would have been 113 (and 8 hours at some point :SWnumbernerd: ) today.
    "I went to Star Wars Celebration VII in Anaheim, and I didn't get even a lousy t-shirt."

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