CMN Almanac

Today is Wednesday, October 10th,  the 283rd day of the year. There are 82

Ben Vereen

Ben Vereen

days remaining until the end of the year and 76 days remaining until Christmas.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES  Breast Cancer Awareness Month,

Adopt A Shelter Dog Month, Lupus Awareness Month, Cookie Month,

National Diabetes Month, National Domestic Violence Awareness Month,

Clergy Appreciation Month, Seafood Month, National Pizza Month,

National Vegetarian Month, National Popcorn Popping Month, Customer

Service Week, National Angel Food Cake Day, International Newspaper Carriers Day!

Mya Harrison

Mya Harrison

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Ben Vereen, 72, actor/dancer

Gus Williams, 65, basketball player

Derrick McKey, 52, basketball player

Yinka Dare, 46, basketball player

John Mobley, 45, football player

Mya Harrison, 39, singer

Cupid

Cupid

Cupid, 36, singer

Andrew McCutchen, 32, baseball player

Geno Smith, 28, football player

HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

Frederick Douglas Patterson, 117, founder United Negro College Fund (d. 1988)

Theolonius Monk, 101, jazz musician (d. 1982)

Oscar Brown Jr, 91, songwriter (d. 2005)

Redd Foxx

Redd Foxx

DEATHS

Ralph H Metcalfe, 1978, politician (b. 1910)

William “Buckwheat” Thomas, 1980, actor (Little Rascal) (b. 1931)

Redd Foxx, 1991, comedian (b. 1923)

Eddie Futch, 2001, boxing trainer (b. 1911)

Solomon Burke, 2010, singer (b. 1940)

ON THIS DATE IN…

Bobby Seale

Bobby Seale

1899 – Isaac R. Johnson patents bicycle frame.

1935 – George Gershwin’s “Porgy & Bess” opens on Broadway.

1965 – The Supremes appear on Ed Sullivan Show.

1966 – The Black Panther Party emerges in Oakland, Calif. led by Huey

Newton & Bobby Seale.

1968 – Lee Evans sets 400 meter record at 43.86 sec.

1994 – NY Giants retire Lawrence Taylor’s #56.

HOROSCOPE

As a Libra born on October 10th, your considerate and selfless nature define you. You love to be in social situations and have the natural ability to understand when others could use some help. In true selfless fashion, you will often put the needs of loved ones ahead of your own. Your friends and family greatly appreciate this fact, just as they appreciate the fact that you can always help them in a patient and non-judgmental way.

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