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Today is Sunday, October 6th, the 279th day of the year.  There are 86

Thomas McClary

Thomas McClary

days remaining until the end of the year and 80 days remaining until Christmas.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES  Breast Cancer Awareness Month,

Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, American Pharmacist 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 Month, Seafood Month, Customer

Tony Dungy

Tony Dungy

Service Week, Physician Assistant Day


Millie Small, 73, singer

Thomas McClary, 69, guitarist/singer (Commodores)

Tony Dungy, 64, football coach

Dennis Ray “Oil Can” Boyd, 60, baseball player

Albert Lewis, 59, football player

Fannie Lou Hamer

Fannie Lou Hamer

Lamman Rucker, 49, actor

J. J. Stokes, 47, football player

Amanda Brown, 46, author


Fannie Lou Hamer, 102, civil rights leader (d. 1977)


Buck O’Neil, 2006, baseball player (b. 1911)

Fisk Jubilee Singers

Fisk Jubilee Singers


1871 – Fisk Jubilee Singers begin 1st national tour.

1965 – The Supremes release “I Hear a Symphony”.

1978 – Mick Jagger apologizes for racist lyrics in “Some Girls”.

1996 – Bob Dole and President Bill Clinton meet in their 1st debate.


As a Libra born on October 6th, you are well known for your sensitivity and thoughtfulness. You are very considerate and always take the needs of others into mind, sometimes even more than your own needs. You always offer an understanding ear to friends and family members that turn to you with their problems. In true self-less fashion, you are one of those rare individuals who would honestly give the shirt of their back to help another human being.

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