CMN Almanac

Today is Thursday, June 14th, the 165th day of the year.  There are 200

Marla Gibbs

Marla Gibbs

days remaining until the end of the year.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES Black Music Month, Gay Pride Month,

National Candy Month, National Dairy Month, National Iced Tea Month,

E-mail Week, Flag Day

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Don Newcombe, 92, baseball legend

Marla Gibbs, 87, actress

Faison Love

Faison Love

Vince Evans, 63, football player

Marcus Miller, 59, bass player/producer

Sam Perkins, 57, basketball player

Jamie Dukes, 54, football player

Eric Murdock, 50, basketball player

Faison Love, 49, actor

Junior Walker

Junior Walker

MC Ren, 49, rapper

Bruce Bowen, 47, basketball player

J.R. Martinez, 34, actor

Dayo Okeniyi, 29, actor

Sammy Watkins, 24, football player

HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver

Harriet Beecher Stowe, 207, author/activist (d. 1896)

Leroy T. Walker, 100, US Olympic committee (d. 2012)

Junior Walker, 87, saxophonist/singer (d. 1995)

Renaldo Benson, 82, singer (The Four Tops) (d. 2005)

DEATHS

Charles Miller, 1980, saxophonist/flute player (War) (b. 1939)

ON THIS DATE IN…

1864 – Congress rules equal pay for all soldiers.

1927 – George Washington Carver patents process of producing

William Gray

William Gray

paints and stains.

1969 – Oakland A’s Reggie Jackson gets 10 RBIs to beat Red Sox

21-7.

1979 – NY Giants, Willie McCovey hits 513th home run, a

National League lefty record.

1988 – Woman sues Chuck Berry for $5,000,000 alleges he

hit her.

Orlando Magic

Orlando Magic

1989 – Con. William Gray is elected Democratic whip of the House

of Representatives, the highest leadership position held by an

African American thus far.

1995 – 49th NBA Championship: The Houston Rockets sweep

the Orlando Magic.

2009 – 63rd NBA Championship:  The Los Angeles Lakers beat

the Orlando Magic, 4 games to 1.

HOROSCOPE

Your charms and unique perspective could lead to great success in life. If you turn your efforts to business, the entrepreneurial route bay be suitable for you, which was the case of Donald Trump, who was also born on June 13th. You also have potential as a political leaders, such was the path of Che Guevara, another of your birthday twins. If you are less interested in the spotlight, you may do well in other people-based careers, such as teaching, sales, customer service or consulting.

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