Today is Wednesday, October 13th, the 286th day of the year. There are 79
days remaining until the end of the year and 73 days remaining until Christmas.
HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES Breast Cancer Awareness Month,
Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, Lupus Awareness Month, Cookie Month,
National Diabetes Month, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Computer
Learning Month, National Popcorn Popping Month, Seafood Month,
Clergy Appreciation Month, National Pizza Month, National Vegetarian
Month, Fire Prevention Week, International Skeptics Day
Shirley Caesar, 83, gospel singer
Pharoah Sanders, 81, saxophonist
Demond Wilson, 75, actor (Sanford & Son)
Beverly Johnson, 69, model
Derek Harper, 60, basketball player
Doc Rivers, 60, basketball coach
Jerry Rice, 59, football player
Cherelle, 56, singer
Tisha Campbell-Martin, 53, actress
Brian Dawkins, 48, football player
Paul Pierce, 44, basketball player
DJ Paul, 44, rapper
Ashanti, 41, singer
David Heye, 41, boxer
Norris Cole, 33, basketball player
Arna Botemps, 119, poet (d. 1973)
Art Tatum, 110, jazz pianist/composer
Nipsey Russell, 101, comedian
Jesse Leroy Brown, 95, 1st Black naval aviator
Clarence Muse, 1979, actor (Sam-Casablanca) (b. 1889)
Vivian Malone Jones, 2005, civil rights activist (b. 1942)
ON THIS DATE IN…
1914 – Garrett Morgan invents & patents gas mask.
1979 – Angela Davis arrested in NYC.
Being a Libra born on October 13th, you are characterized by your analytical and social nature. While others may prefer to be on their own, you are most comfortable in the group setting. You take any chance to interact with new and interesting people, finding great enjoyment in situations where you can share your clever observations and thoughts. In addition to being social, you are also very loyal, committing strongly to close relationships.