CMN Almanac

Today is Friday, October 5th,  the 278th day of the year. There are 87

Grant Hill

Grant Hill

days remaining until the end of the year and 81 days remaining until Christmas.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES  Breast Cancer Awareness Month,

Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, Clergy Appreciation Month, Computer

Learning Month, Cookie Month, Domestic Violence Awareness Month,

Lupus Awareness Month, National Diabetes Month, National Pizza

Month, National Vegetarian Month, National Popcorn Popping

Heather Headley

Heather Headley

Month, Seafood Month, Get Organized Week, Do Something Nice

Day, World Teacher’s Day

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Autherine Lucy, 89, 1st black to enroll in University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa

Lucius Ross, 70, guitarist (Funkadelic)

Neil LaGrasse Tyson, 60, scientist

Bernie Mac

Bernie Mac

Mike Conley, 56, long jumper/triple jumper

Chad Lewis, 47, football player

Grant Hill, 46, basketball player

Heather Headley, 44, singer

Taylour Paige, 28, actress

HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

Eddie Robinson

Eddie Robinson

Richard Street, 76, singer (Temptations) (d. 2013)

Bernie Mac, 61, comedian (d. 2008)

DEATHS

ON THIS DATE IN…

1872 – Booker T. Washington enters Hampton Institute, Virginia.

1897 – J.H. Evans patented the convertible settee-bed.

Little Richard

Little Richard

1963 – Little Richard joins Everly Brothers Tour.

1985 – Grambling’s Eddie Robinson wins record 324th football game.

2001 – Barry Bonds hits his 71st home run, breaking Mark McGuire’s record of

70 for the most home runs hit in a single season (Bonds would end up with 73

in total).

HOROSCOPE

Being a Libra born on October 5th, you are perhaps most well-known for your thoughtfulness. You always seem to be helping others and display great patience in doing so. Your friends and family always turn to you in tough times, because you offer a supportive and non-judgmental ear. There are many times when you seem to put the needs of others above your own, which is fact that your loved ones appreciate deeply.

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