Today is Monday, May 29th, the 149th day of the year. There are 216
days remaining until the end of the year.
HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES Date Your Mate Month,
Foster Care Month, National Barbecue Month, National Bike
Month, National Blood Pressure Month, National Hamburger
Month, National Photograph Month, National Recommitment
Month, National Salad Month, Older Americans Month,
National Water Safety Month, Emergency Medical Services Week,
Learn About Composting Day
Rebbie Jackson, 73, singer
La Toya Jackson, 67, singer
Eric Davis, 61, baseball player
Tate George, 55, basketball player
Melanie “Mel B” Brown, 48, singer (Spice Girls)
Carmelo Anthony, 39, basketball all-star
Sylvester Magee, 182, last living slave/oldest person who
ever lived (d. 1971)
Ralph Metcalfe,111, sprinter (1978)
John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 104, 35th Pres. of the United States
ON THIS DATE IN…
1849 – Pres. Lincoln says’ “You can fool some of the people all of
the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can’t
fool all of the people all of the time.”
1851 – Sojourner Truth addresses the 1st Black Women’s Rights
Convention in Akron, Ohio.
1973 – Tom Bradley is elected the first Black mayor of Los Angeles.
1980 – Attempted assassination on Vernon Jordan Jr., pres. of
the National Urban League.
1980 – Larry Bird beats out Magic Johnson for NBA Rookie of the
1990 – Rickey Henderson steals record 893rd base, breaking Ty Cobb’s
A lack of passion is your greatest enemy and embracing expression is your greatest ally. Take the time to explore different avenues of expression, such as the simplicity of making someone laugh, which was the interest of Bob Hope, who was also born on May 29th. It may even be in your interest to find a cause to stand for, much like John F. Kennedy, another one of your birthday twins. Your gifts for communication may also take you into careers such as writing, education, advertising or pubic relations. Remember that your mental power will give you the chance for success in any field you choose to explore.