CMN Almanac

Today is Thursday, September 6th,  the 249th day of the year. There are 116

Michael Winslow

Michael Winslow

days remaining until the end of the year.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES Classical Music Month,

Hispanic Heritage Month, National Courtesy Month, National

Piano Month, Chicken Month, Baby Safety Month, Honey

Month, Self Improvement Month, Fight Procrastination Day,

Read A Book Day


Macy Gray

Macy Gray

Michael Winslow, 60, comedian/actor

Kevin Willis, 56, basketball player

Rosie Perez, 54, actress

Cece Penniston, 49, singer

Macy Gray, 48, singer

Idris Elba, 46, actor

Anika Noni Rose, 46, actress/singer

Naomi Harris, 41, actress

Idris Elba

Idris Elba

Foxy Brown, 39, rapper

John Wall, 28, basketball player


Sylvester, 71, singer (d. 1988)

Claydes Charles Smith, 70, guitarist (Kool & the Gang) (d. 2006)


Anika Noni Rose

Anika Noni Rose

Buster Mathis, 1995, boxer (b. 1943)


1800 – James Durham is the 1st recognized Black doctor.

1848 – National Black Political Convention meets in Cleveland, Frederick Douglass

is elected president.

1866 – Frederick Douglass is 1st U.S. black delegate to a national convention.

1953 – Roy Campanella sets record for home runs by a catcher at 38.



1982 – Pittsburgh Pirates retire Willie Stargell’s number.

1986 – Michael Spinks TKOs Steffen Tangstad in 4 for heavyweight boxing title.

1994 – 11th MTV Awards: Aerosmith, Lisa Marie & Michael Jackson win.

2012 – Barack Obama accepts the Democratic nomination for U.S. President.

2012 – 29th MTV Awards: Rihanna f/ Calvin Harris, Nicki Minaj & Chris Brown



Your sign’s paired element is Earth and as a Virgo, you have a fixed relationship with the Element. As a very grounded and practical individual, the influence of Earth is obvious in your personality. You want a future as solid as the ground you walk on, which explains for your need to stay realistic in your goals. If you continue to embrace Earth’s influence and remain prudent, you will continue on a path to success. Try to protect yourself from Earth’s negative influence, which includes an overly cautious and conservative mindset.

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