Today is Saturday, August 6th, the 218th day of the year.  There are 147

David Robinson
David Robinson

days remaining until the end of the year.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES  National Catfish Month,

National Golf Month, National Picnic Month, Peach Month,

Romance Awareness Month, National Clown Day, National

Fresh Breath Day, National Mustard Day, Wiggle Your Toes Day


Randy DeBarge, 64, singer/bass player (DeBarge)

Regina Carter, 55, violinist

Chelsee Healey
Chelsee Healey

Dale Ellis, 62, basketball player

Charles Ingram, 58, reality star

David Robinson, 57, basketball player

Merrin Dungey, 50, actress

Ray Lucas, 50, football player/sportscaster

Seneca Wallace, 42, football player

Chelsee Healey, 33, actress

Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali

Tre Mason, 28, football player



Rick James, 2004, singer/songwriter/producer (b. 1948)

Dan Roundfield, 2012, basketball player (b. 1953)


1870 – White conservatives suppressed black vote & captured Tennessee

Rick James
Rick James


1965 – Pres. Lyndon Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act of 1965 into


1966 – Muhammad Ali KOs Brian London in 3 for heavyweight boxing title.

1972 – Hank Aaron hits 660th & 661st home runs for Braves (record for 1 team).

1973 – Roberto Clemente inducted into National Baseball Hall of Fame.

1973 – Stevie Wonder involved in car crash, goes into a 4 day coma.

1984 – Carl Lewis wins 2nd (long jump) of 4 gold medals in Summer Olympics.

1991 – WWW debuts as a publicly available service on the Internet.


Fire is the Leo’s paired element and you actually have a cardinal connection to the element. The influence of fire can been seen in the way you passionately and energetically take on life. When you find something interesting or challenging, you tackle it with great fortitude and determination. While this is not only impressive to those around you, it is also one of your greatest talents. Be weary of fire’s negative influences, because if you let your enthusiasm burn to strongly, you may become impulsive and impatient.

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