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Today is Tuesday, October 29th, the 302nd day of the year. There are 63

Melba Moore

Melba Moore

days remaining until the end of the year and 57 days remaining until Christmas.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES  Breast Cancer Awareness Month,

Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, Computer Learning Month, Cookie Month,

Clergy Appreciation Month, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Lupus

Awareness Month, National Diabetes Month, National Vegetarian Month,

National Pizza Month, National Popcorn Popping Month, Seafood Month,

Randy Jackson

Randy Jackson

Hermit Day


Melba Moore, 74, singer/actress

Randy Jackson, 58, singer (Jacksons)

Gabrielle Union, 47, actress

Tracee Ellis Ross, 47, actress

Gabrielle Union

Gabrielle Union

Travis Henry, 41, football player

Maurice Clarett, 36, football player

Cleopatra Coleman, 32, actress

Daniel Thomas, 32, football player

Marcus Lattimore, 28, football player


Tracee Ellis Ross

Tracee Ellis Ross


Pearl Primus, 1994, dancer (b. 1919)


1929 – “Black Tuesday” Stock Market crashes triggers “Great Depression”.

1949 – Alonzo G. Moron becomes the first African American president of

Hampton Institute in Va.

1950 – Cleveland Browns’ Marion Motley sets record for highest avg gain

Rumble in the Jungle

Rumble in the Jungle

in a game with 17.1 (10 attempts), Cleveland 45, Pittsburgh 7

1960 – Muhammad Ali’s (Cassius Clay) 1st professional fight, beats Tunney

Hunsaker in 6.

1969 – Supreme Court orders end to all school desegregation “at once”.

1974 – Muhammad Ali defeats George Foreman in the “Rumble in the


1982 – Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson release “Girl is Mine”.

1987 – Thomas Hearns wins unprecedented 4th different weight

Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson

Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson

boxing title

2004 – The Arabic news network Al Jazeera broadcasts an

excerpt from a

video of Osama bin Laden in which the terrorist leader first

admits direct responsibility for the September 11, 2001 attacks

and references the 2004 U.S. presidential election.


Being a Scorpio born on October 29th, your personality is characterized by ambition and passion. Your inner self is defined by your strong passion and drive for success. While others may turn away from challenges, you will work tirelessly to conquer all that is standing in between you and your goals. Your inner ambition is often covered by an outer reserved, that remains calm and cool in most situations. This unique combination of passion and reserve is greatly admired by your friends and family.


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