CMN Almanac

Today is Saturday, November 25th, the 329th day of the year. There are 36

Percy Sledge

Percy Sledge

days remaining until the end of the year and 30 days remaining until Christmas.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES  Native American Heritage Month,

Aviation History Month, Child Safety Protection Month, National Adoption

Awareness Month, National Epilepsy Month, Peanut Butter Lovers Month,

National Sleep Comfort Month, National Parfait Day

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Lenny Moore, 84, Hall of Fame football player

Donovan McNab

Donovan McNab

Cris Carter, 52, football player/sports analyst

Stacy Lattisaw, 51, singer

Erick Sermon, 49, rapper

Anthony Peeler, 48, basketball player

Donovan McNabb, 41, football player

Jared Jeffries, 36, basketball player

Flip Wilson

Flip Wilson

Jamie Grace, 25, singer

HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

Percy Sledge, 77, singer (When A Man Loves A Woman) (d. 2015)

John F. Kennedy Jr., 57, lawyer/magazine publisher (d. 1990)

DEATHS

Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, 1949, tap dancer (b. 1888)

Harold Washington, 1987, 1st black mayor of Chicago (b. 1922)

Thomas Hearns

Thomas Hearns

Flip Wilson, 1998, actor/comedian (b. 1933)

ON THIS DATE IN…

1841 – 35 survivors of the mutiny on the slave ship Amistad return to Africa.

1949 – “Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer” appears on music charts.

1955 – Race segregation forbidden on trains & buses between U.S. states.

1960 – “Amos ‘n’ Andy” made its last broadcast on CBS radio

1963 – JFK laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.

1966 – Jimi Hendrix Experience makes its London debut at Bag O’ Nails Club.

Beyonce

Beyonce

1976 – O.J. Simpson gains 273 yards for Buffalo vs Detroit.

1977 – Thomas Hearns KOs Jerome Hill in 2 rounds in his 1st pro fight.

1980 – Sugar Ray Leonard defeats Duran regains WBC welterweight

championship.

1983 – Larry Holmes TKOs Marvis Frazier in 1 for heavyweight boxing title.

1988 – Chuck Berry pays $250 fine to resolve NYC assault charges.

2012 – 26th Soul Train Music Awards: Miguel, Beyonce win.

HOROSCOPE

As a Sagittarius born on November 25th, your direct nature is nearly as prominent as your need for adventure. Your friends and family may consider you a tad blunt at times, but this only comes from your need to be direct and straightforward in all communication. In life, excitement is your passion. You love to discover new environments and have new experiences. The excitement of your adventure-seeking makes you a highly valued friend and companion.

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