CMN Almanac

Today is Thursday, March 14th, the 73rd day of the year. There are 292

Quincy Jones

Quincy Jones

days remaining until the end of the year.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES  Irish American Heritage Month,

Music in Our Schools Month, National Craft Month, Red Cross Month,

National Women’s History Month, Social Workers’ Month, National

Nutrition Month, National Peanut Month, National Bubble Week,

Crochet Week, National Pi Day, Learn About Butterflies Day, National

Larry Johnson

Larry Johnson

Potato Chip Day

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Quincy Jones, 86, composer/singer/producer

Wes Unseld, 73, Hall of Fame basketball player/executive

Penny Johnson, 58, actress

Tamara Tunnie, 60, actress

Elise Neal, 53, actress

Stephen Curry

Stephen Curry

Gary Anthony Williams, 53, actor

Larry Johnson, 50, All-star basketball player

Stephen Curry, 31, Al-star basketball player

Anthony Bennett, 26, basketball player

HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner, 76, lead singer of Ohio Players (d. 2013)

Kirby Puckett, 57, Hall of Fame basketball player (d. 2006)

DEATHS

Fannie Lou Hamer, 1977, civil rights activist (b. 1917)

Altovise Davis, 2009, an entertainer (Sammy Davis third wife) (b. 1943)

Fannie Lou Hamer

Fannie Lou Hamer

ON THIS DATE IN…

1821 – African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church founded (NY).

1956 – Satchel Paige signs with the Birmingham Black Barons (Negro League).

1967 – 1st NFL-AFL common draft, Balt Colts pick Bubba Smith.

1987 – NY Met Darryl Strawberry charges Red Sox pitcher Al Nipper during

spring training exhibition game, causes bench clearing brawl.

1987 – 13th People’s Choice Awards: Clint Eastwood & Meryl Streep win

Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson

(Motion Picture) and Bill Cosby & Cybill Shepherd win (TV).

1990 – 4th Soul Train Music Awards: Soul II Soul, Janet Jackson win.

1992 – NY Met Daryl Boston, Vince Coleman & Dwight Gooden accused

of rape.

HOROSCOPE

Being a Pisces born on March 14th, you are defined by an experimental and passionate nature. While there are plenty of people who fear change, you are not among them. You jump at any opportunity to have a new experience and will try anything once. As a result of your willingness to experiment, you have had several different phases, which have combined to define you today. In all matters of life, you display great passion and intensity. This especially applies to your loved ones, who you gladly lend your time, energy and support.

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