CMN Almanac

Today is Wednesday, March 7th, the 66th day of the year. There are 299

Franco Harris

Franco Harris

days remaining until the end of the year.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES  Irish American Heritage Month,

Music in Our Schools Month, National Craft Month, National Nutrition

Month, National Peanut Month, National Women’s History Month, Red

Cross Month, Social Workers Month, Employee Appreciation Day, National

Salesperson Day

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Ernie Isley

Ernie Isley

Leon Frank Sylvers, 75, singer/music producer

Franco Harris, 68, Hall of Fame football player

Ernie Isley, 66, singer/guitarist (Isley Bros.)

Lynn Swann, 66, Hall of Fame football player/politician

Denyce Graves, 55, singer

Wanda Sykes, 54, actress/comedienne

Willie “Flipper” Anderson, 53, football player

Krizz Kaliko, 44, rapper

Wanda Sykes

Wanda Sykes

Brandon T. Jackson, 34, actor

HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

DEATHS

James “Cool Papa” Bell, 1991, baseball player (b. 1904)

Paul Winfield, 2004, actor (b. 1941)

Gordon Parks, 2006, movie director/photographer (b. 1912)

Jimmy Ellis, 2012, singer (The Traamps) (b.  1948)

Paul Winfield

Paul Winfield

ON THIS DATE IN…

1925 – American Negro Congress organizes.

1942 – 1st cadets graduated from flying school at Tuskegee.

1951 – Ezzard Charles beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for heavyweight

boxing title.

1965 – Alabama state troopers attack 600 black protesters in Selma.

1987 – Mike Tyson beats Bonecrusher Smith in 12 for heavyweight boxing

Todd Bridges

Todd Bridges

title.

1993 – Diff’rent Strokes actor Todd Bridges arrested for stabbing a tenant.

1994 – ANC chief  Nelson Mandela rejects demand by white right-wingers

for separate homeland in South Africa.

1996 – Magic Johnson is 2nd NBA player to reach 10,000 career assists.

HOROSCOPE

As a Pisces born on March 7th, your personality is defined by sensitivity, intuition and a self-sacrificing nature. In all matter of life, you display great sensitivity. While other struggle in the realm of emotions, you may have notice a psychic-like intuition about what others are thinking or feeling. Instead of using your receptivity to gain an advantage, you display a commitment to helping others. Your friends and family would be the first to admit that you are truly selfless when it comes to helping others. You would truly do anything for anyone, regardless if they were a close friend or acquaintance.

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