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3 days ago  ::  Mar 24, 2015 - 3:40PM #10651
115by7and9in61
Posts: 4,861

Mustafa III...doesn't look like a lion


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"...let it be known that as of this date in Major League Baseball history the one, truly honest single season home run record...61 in '61..."
3 days ago  ::  Mar 25, 2015 - 10:50AM #10652
bomberhojoe
Posts: 10,773

Feb 6, 2015 -- 9:03AM, 115by7and9in61 wrote:

On May 6, 1937, the German airship Hindenburg, the largest dirigible ever built, explodes as it arrives in Lakehurst, New Jersey. Thirty-six people died in the fiery accident that has since become iconic, in part because of the live radio broadcast of the disaster. astonishing...I didn't know it exploded in NJ...only in NJ...did it fly all the way across the Atlantic Ocean and then explode?...my recollection on this matter is a little fuzzy...can you tell?... well you were very young in 1937. young?...young you say?...10 years before my birth!...for goodness sake, only the Lord knew of me then...let me tell you something, sometimes you can be sooo exasperating...I shall inquire once again: did this blimp fly all the way across the ocean only to explode in New Jersey it did indeed
Born May 6
1501 - Marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italy, humanist/Pope (1555, 22 days) only 22 days...well, I guess soomething is better than nothing depends on the person in the office, I suppose I suppose the appropriate response would be.."please explain, for example"... with some people 22 days would be too long
1915 - Orson Welles [George], Kenosha WI, actor (Citizen Kane, War of the Worlds) – Grovers Mill NJ no, no, it says he was born in Kenosha, WI...not in Grover's Mill, NJ...am I missing something? sorry, the "War of the Worlds" took place in Grovers Mill, NJ hmmm!...that doesn't happen often...I was pulling your leg and you never even felt it...must have been poor reception that day I'm sorry, did you say write something
1961 - George Clooney, Lexington KY, actor (ER, Batman) - EHHH well, he had a pleasant mother who is his mother? aa-ah err, uhm, where do you suppose I was going with this?...well, let's try, who is Nina  Bruce? (nee' Warren...what the heck does this even really mean?) for a grand, Alex OH wait, are you referring to his aunt, Rosemary Clooney?
1961 - Roma Downey, Derry Ireland, actress (1 Life to Live, Touched by an Angel) she is a wonderful person...in' it her and her husband who are creating a series a bible stories fo television...maybe the history channel? Yes indeed, thats her. really good stuff...who is her husband for $800 Rosemary Clooney?
John 3:16 * Ephesians 2:8-9 * Romans 10:9-10 * John 14:3-6 * Romans 5:8
3 days ago  ::  Mar 25, 2015 - 11:07AM #10653
bomberhojoe
Posts: 10,773

Feb 6, 2015 -- 11:05AM, 115by7and9in61 wrote:

On December 26, 1776, General George Washington's Continental Army reaches the outskirts of Trenton, New Jersey, and descends upon the unsuspecting Hessian force guarding the city. Trenton's 1,400 Hessian defenders were still groggy from the previous evening's Christmas festivities and had underestimated the Patriot threat after months of decisive British victories throughout New York. The troops of the Continental Army quickly overwhelmed the German defenses, and by 9:30 a.m.Trenton was completely surrounded. it is purported that the headless horseman of Sleepy Hollow was a Hessian hussar (cavalry)...nowadays they own several gas stations HAHAHA, oh this one is up on the wall!!
Born December  26
1194 - Frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily – Italian German Emperor …. I’m so confused not to fret...I will clear this up for you quickly...back in those days there really was no Germany...just a big huge area referred to as Gaul...so Fred had the gaul to think himself Emperor of all of Western Europe, which at the time was probably considered the whole world thanks for this illuminating response
1532 - Guilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar – was he Italian too? possibly he was Gaul-ic ohh, how wonderfully terrible
1738 - Thomas Nelson, merchant, signer of Declaration of Independence – Virginia signer 1 of 56...1 of 7 from Virginia...the state to have the 2nd most signers...you've got me doing my homework! you get an A+ for the day
1855 - Arnold Ludwig Mendelssohn, composer not the Mendelssohn you are thinking of i wasn't even thinking ....... not unusual for me
1891 - Henry Miller, Manhattan, New York, author/artist (Tropic of Capricorn, Tropic of Cancer, Sexus) not necessarily the Miller you are familiar with uhhh, yeah
1921 - Steve Allen, NYC, comedian/TV host (Tonight Show, Steve Allen Show) – funny fellow this was so funny thanks...and he had a wonderful wife? yes he did, Jane or Audrey  or Gladys perhaps
1939 - [Harvey] Phil Spector, record producer (Wall of Sound) – murderer?? we have certainly been led to believe so...also the 4th Ronettes; ad possibly the 13th Beatle or 14th or 15th or .........
1948 - Chris Chambliss, 1st baseman (NY Yankee) – I was a big fan indeed!...great clip thank you..."the Silent One" must have feared for his life...those fans behaved like soccer groupies hahaha, they did indeed
1954 - Ozzie Smith, Mobile AL, infielder (St Louis Cardinals) – great fielder Mr. Cartwheel/Backflip...the best defensive SS ever? very possible
1961 - Storm Davis, Dallas Texas, pitcher (KC Royals) hmmm?...thought he was born a few days ago...his mama must have had a very difficult labor HAHAHAHA, oh on the wall with this one too
John 3:16 * Ephesians 2:8-9 * Romans 10:9-10 * John 14:3-6 * Romans 5:8
1 day ago  ::  Mar 26, 2015 - 1:07PM #10654
115by7and9in61
Posts: 4,861

Mar 21, 2014 -- 10:35AM, bomberhojoe wrote:


On January 29, 1936, the U.S. Baseball Hall of Fame elects its first members in Cooperstown, New York: Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Christy Matthewson and Walter Johnson. All juicers!!! oh no...pleae say it ain't so, Joe
 
Born January 29
1737 - Thomas Paine, political essayist (Common Sense, Age of Reason) – “If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.”  an admiable thought; I think we have gone a ittle overboard with it nowadays
1754 - Moses Cleaveland, founder of Cleveland - EHH
1756 - Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee III, Congressman, Governor of Virginia and American General – poofter? hahaha, oh, hahaha, this is brilliant! it is headed for the wall!
1821 - Isaac Ferdinand Quinby, Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
1823 - Franklin Gardner, Major General (Confederate Army) Brett's great grand dad...maybe?
1843 - William McKinley, Niles Ohio, 25th US President (1897-1901) – third president to be assassinated. Succeeded by his VP Teddy Roosevelt.how many President's have been assassinated or have had known attempts on their lives
1874 - John David Rockefeller Jr, Cleveland Ohio, philanthropist much, much coin in this family...good that they are philanthropic
1891 - R Norris Williams, American tennis champ (US Open-1914) and survivor of the RMS Titanic sinking
1913 - Victor Mature, Louisville KY, actor (1 Million BC, Samson & Delilah) always looked like he used an excessive amount of Brylcreem
1917 - John Raitt, Santa Ana California, actor/singer (Chevy Show, Pajama Game) – Bonnie’s dad nugget for the day
1918 - John Forsythe, NJ, actor (Bachelor Father, Charlie's Angels, Dynasty) – “hello Angels”
1942 - Katharine Ross, Hollywood Cal, actress (Graduate, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Francesca-Colbys) – lovely lady yep
1945 - Tom Selleck, Detroit Mich, actor (Lance-Rockford Files, Magnum PI) – seems like a nice fellow can grow a amazing mustache
1948 - Marc Singer, Vancouver Canada, actor (V, Dallas, Something for Joey) – warning, this is a tear jerker oh my, your warning was certainly well warranted...never saw this
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1952 - Tommy Ramone, [Erdelyi], Budapest, Hungary, rock drummer/bassist (Ramones) – I Wanna be Sedated doesn't surprise me...these Ramone's just aren't right
1954 - Oprah Winfrey, Kosciusko MI, Talk show host and actress ('The Oprah Winfrey Show' 'Colour Purple') – NOT a fan honestly can't imagine how she became s popular...is Scott Boras her agent?
1957 - Irlene Mandrell, Corpus Christi Tx, country singer (Mandrell Sisters) – pretty lady all of those sisters are pretty ladies
1960 - Steve Sax, 2nd baseman (LA Dodgers, NY Yankees, Chicago White Sox) – had some throwing issues yep, Knoblauch caught the same disease
1961 - Mike Aldrete, US baseball infielder (Oakland Athletics, NY Yankees)
1962 - Nicholas Turturro, Queens NY, actor (James Martinez-NYPD Blue) – good show
1964 - Andre Reed, NFL wide receiver (Buffalo Bills) finally made it into the HOF...and well deserved
1965 - Dominik Hasek, Pardubice CZE, NHL goalie (Czech Oly-Gold-98, Buffalo) – pretty fair player another deserving HOF'er who played on a Buffalo sports team
1967 - Sean Burke, Windsor, NHL goalie (Hartford Whalers) 
1968 - Chris Pringle, (New Zealand cricket pace bowler (since 1990) – chip off the old block HAH!..on the wall...you are so good at this
1968 - Edward Burns, Queens, New York, actor, director, writer (Brothers McMullen, Saving Private Ryan) not to be confused with Edd Byrnes
1970 - Heather Graham, Milwaukee WI, actress (Drugstore Cowboy, Diggstown) was in Seinfeld if I'm not mistaken
1975 - Sara Gilbert, Santa Monica California, actress (Melissa-Roseanne) not a nice role...in fact, not a very appropriate show...yt, very, very popular...figures
1986 - Chris Bourque, NHL player




"...let it be known that as of this date in Major League Baseball history the one, truly honest single season home run record...61 in '61..."
14 hours ago  ::  Mar 27, 2015 - 10:06AM #10655
115by7and9in61
Posts: 4,861

Mar 21, 2014 -- 11:22AM, bomberhojoe wrote:


On January 30, 1948, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the political and spiritual leader of the Indian independence movement, is assassinated in New Delhi by a Hindu fanatic.doesn't it seem like the whole world (not just the United States) is getting fuller and fuller of fanatics; and lesser and lesser of good people...why is that?...shouldn't we be learning as we go here?...don't you think by now we should know better?
 
Born January 30
1615 - Thomas Rolfe, American colonial settler and only child of Pocahontas and John Rolfe
1694 - Joseph Joachim Benedict Munster, composer – was this Grandpa’s full name? oh my goodness...this one really caught me by surprise...Friday morning and you already have me "checking" things...this one goes right up on top of the wall!...have you ever snorted coffee?...is it dangerous?
1797 - Edwin Vose Sumner, Major General (Union volunteers)
1829 - Alfred ****s, Georgia, Brig Gen (Confederate Army)
1882 - Franklin Roosevelt, New Hyde Park NY, 32nd US President (1933-1945) – only president elected more than twice (4 times)  for gosh sake bhjoe, every knows that...did you know that Pinocchio wa a very poor motivational spea...oh, never mind
1911 - Roy Eldridge, Pitts, PA, jazz trumpeter (Gene Krupa, Artie Shaw) this was terrific
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1912 - Francis Schaeffer, American Evangelical theologian and pastor – great preacher
1922 - Dick Martin, Detroit Mich, actor/comedian (Laugh-In, Carbon Copy) – funny fellow I agree...however, I didn't view this clip...when I pressed the red arrow button it said that this video doesn't exist...hmmm?
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1930 - Gene Hackman, San Bernardino CA, actor (The French Connection, Bonnie & Clyde, Under Fire, Superman) – FANTASTIC actor yep...class action...never saw it...looks great...what does it mean?
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1930 - Sandy Amorós, Cuban baseball player I remember this name
1937 - Boris Spassky, USSR, world chess champion (1969-72)
1937 - Vanessa Redgrave, London, actress (Blow-Up, Julia, Orient Express) – good actress yep, doesn't she have a sister who is pretty good also?
1941 - Dick Cheney, Lincoln, Nebraska, 46th US Vice President – W’s president hmmm?...what does this mean?...didn't he attempt to assassinate someone?
1942 - Marty Balin, Cincinnati, singer (Jefferson Starship-Miracles)
1943 - Davy Johnson, baseball manager (NY Mets) good ball player; good manager
1951 - Charles S Dutton, Balt Md, actor (Alien 3, Crocodile Dundee 2, Roc) – good actor yes indeed and very prolific
1951 - Phil Collins, England, singer/drummer (Genesis-Against All Odds) – great drummer  very great musician
1955 - Curtis Strange, Norfolk VA, PGA golfer (1989 US Open) – seems relatively normal to me ???, how would one as strange as you have any idea what normal is?
1974 - Christian Bale, Wales, actor (Empire of the Sun, Dark Knight) never understood how anyone could cast him as Batman...was he any good?
1982 - Jorge Cantu, Mexican baseball player a pretty decent ball player...wore his batting helmet at a very odd angle...probably to distract the pitcher




"...let it be known that as of this date in Major League Baseball history the one, truly honest single season home run record...61 in '61..."
14 hours ago  ::  Mar 27, 2015 - 10:07AM #10656
115by7and9in61
Posts: 4,861

Sandy Amoros


Sandy Amoros Autograph on a 1974 T.C.M.A.

"...let it be known that as of this date in Major League Baseball history the one, truly honest single season home run record...61 in '61..."
12 hours ago  ::  Mar 27, 2015 - 12:12PM #10657
115by7and9in61
Posts: 4,861

Mar 24, 2014 -- 10:49AM, bomberhojoe wrote:


On January 31, 1865, the U.S. House of Representatives passes the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, abolishing slavery in America. Amen!actually, I believe this needs at least another AMEN!
 
Born January 31
1734 - Robert Morris, merchant (signed Declaration of Independence) – PA signer great school...made it to the Men's NCAA Basketball Tournament this year (March Madness 2015)
1797 - Franz Peter Schubert, Lichtenthal Austria, composer (Unfinished Symphony) you surprised me...thank you for this...not familiar with it; but enjoyed it...very passionate...kind of eerie...quite a pace for a waltz...one would have to be in very good shape...found the painting very interesting also
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1810 - Daniel Ruggles, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) – sounds like the name of a kids show yes indeed, and the family would have a big dog
1830 - James G Blaine, the "Plumed Knight" – poofter? most definitely
1872 - Zane Grey, American West novelist (Riders of the Purple Sage) – Colonel Potter’s favorite yep
1892 - Eddie Cantor, NYC, comedian (Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater) liked him
1903 - Tallulah Bankhead, Huntsville Ala, actress (Lifeboat, Die Die Darling) great name, do you think it was real?
1913 - Don Hutson, NFL end (Packers)
1914 - Jersey Joe Walcott, heavyweight boxing champ (1951-52) – became Sheriff of Camden County NJ after his fighting days well, I'll be darned my nugget for the day
1915 - Garry Moore, [Thomas Garrison Morfit], Balt, host (I've Got a Secret) did not much care for him but like his side kick
1919 - Jackie Robinson, Ga, 1st black major league baseball player (Dodgers) - groundbreaker what else ca one say?
1921 - Carol Channing, Wash, actress (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Hello Dolly) – Broadway legend could only tolerate her fr a short period of time
1931 - Ernie Banks, Dallas Texas, "Mr Cub" Chicago Cubs, Hall-of-Famer (short stop/1st baseman) – MLB legend. “let’s play 2” great ball player; great man...sad to see him go, but he was obviously needed elswhere
1937 - Suzanne Pleshette, NYC, actress (Birds, Emily-Bob Newhart Show) – good actress good looking 
1940 - Stuart Margolin, Davenport Iowa, actor (Love American Style) – funny fellow 
1946 - Jonathan Banks, Wash DC, actor (Armed & Dangerous, Cold Steel) – good bad guy I undertand and I agree
1947 - Nolan Ryan, pitcher (Mets, Angels, Astros) (7 no-hitters, 5,714 Ks)
1951 - Harry Casey, [KC], rock vocalist (KC & Sunshine Band-Give It) – “that’s the way, uh huh uh huh” you performed it pperfectly...uh huh
1956 - Johnny Rotten, [John Lydon], rocker (Sex Pistols-God Save the Queen) – Punk! don't know him and I know I'm not missing a thing
1957 - Brett "the Hitman" Hart, Alberta Canada, WWF champion one of Melissa's favorites...he was very popular back when
1958 - Rafael Santana, shortstop (NY Mets, NY Yankees)
1959 - Anthony LaPaglia, actor (Murder One, Without a Trace)
1963 - John Dye, Amory Mass, actor (Andrew-Touched by an Angel) – nice show agreed
1970 - Minnie Driver, London, UK, actress and singer-songwriter (Good Will Hunting, The Riches)
1981 - Justin Timberlake, Memphis, Tennessee, singer-songwriter (Sexyback, My Love) – ehh and EHHH ditto and DITTO




"...let it be known that as of this date in Major League Baseball history the one, truly honest single season home run record...61 in '61..."
7 hours ago  ::  Mar 27, 2015 - 4:34PM #10658
bomberhojoe
Posts: 10,773

Feb 6, 2015 -- 12:08PM, 115by7and9in61 wrote:


Born May 7

1893 - William Moulton Marston, psychologist, writer (co-creator, Wonder Woman) – odd mix of careers very strange indeed...may have needed some counselling he can get in line behind us it's the old "takes one to know one theory"...how in the world do these individuals expect to be affective counsellors if they haven't been extensively counselled themselves...doesn't make sense...it's like a priest, how do you expect a...oh boy, don't get me started... if you think I am going to comment about your priests you are crazier than I thought you were


1928 - Richard A "Pancho" Gonzalez, LA California, tennis star (US 1948-49) I remember him...great tennis player...nice person...I had a wooden racket with his picture on it I had one too I'm pretty sure I got mine at a church rummage sale I'm pretty sure I sold one there

1939 - Jim Dent, Augusta GA, PGA golfer (1989 MONY Syracuse Senior) any relation to Bucky? perhaps well, if so didhe do anything famour and flashy like hit a hole in one on the 18th hole to win a major tournament yes at Boston Country CLub


1945 - Steve Katz, NYC, rock guitarist/vocalist (Blood, Sweat & Tears) I enjoyed this group me too, they really put in the effort hahaha...HAH!!!...you are truly on your game ...tennis...golf...whatever just not writing
1948 - Calvin Murphy, basketball player very good guard...small, but good....played awhile for the Buffalo Braves? why did they move? aah, "politics of sport"...I think they became the Sacramento Clippers? Sacramento Braves sounds better
John 3:16 * Ephesians 2:8-9 * Romans 10:9-10 * John 14:3-6 * Romans 5:8
7 hours ago  ::  Mar 27, 2015 - 4:38PM #10659
bomberhojoe
Posts: 10,773

Feb 6, 2015 -- 12:47PM, 115by7and9in61 wrote:


Born May 7 (prior entry claiming to be May 7, was actually May 9)

1950 - Randall 'Tex' Cobb, boxer and actor – big fellow don't know Tex he's an actor now, handsome fellow oh yeah, now I know him..yes big...no handsome HAHAHA, no handsome indeed Kimosabi


1951 - Robert Hegyes, NJ, actor (Underground Aces, Welcome Back Kotter) – Epstein what a great show!...I miss these shows...I undestand Bill Cosby is creatig a new "family show" for TV...maybe this Spring/Summer...maybe Fall??? haven't heard of this, I look forward to it aah, I'm kinda thinking we don't have look forward to this...not now...maybe not ever??? i agree not never

John 3:16 * Ephesians 2:8-9 * Romans 10:9-10 * John 14:3-6 * Romans 5:8
7 hours ago  ::  Mar 27, 2015 - 4:51PM #10660
laurenfrances
Posts: 20,482

Mo, many years ago I use to occasionally watching cooking segments on QVC,Sundays.  While they have interesting items, their S/H with added tax is quite expensive. Sometimes  the S/H plus tax equals to half the price of the item.  I occasionally find some of their items in Bed Bath and Beyond. I haven't watched QVC for a number of years. I do recall, they have great demonstrations.  Another show featuring new and current kitchen items is "The Chew" on ABC. I search for those items and find them in BB&B and Amazon.  

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