CMN Almanac

Today is Wednesday, January 3rd, the third day of the year. There are 362

days remaining until the end of the year.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Willy T. Ribbs, 62, race car driver

Cheryl Miller, 54, basketball player

Daniel Stubbs, 53, football player

Wendell Davis, 52, football player

Thomas Rayam, 50, football player

Mimi Faust, 45, reality star

David Tyree, 38, football player

Nicole Beharie. 32, actress

Lloyd Polite, 31, singer

HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

DEATHS

ON THIS DATE IN…

1947 – William Dawson becomes 1st black to head congressional committee.

1969 – Rep. Adam Clayton Powell Jr. seated by Congress.

1977- Apple Computer, Inc incorporates.

1983 – Tony Dorsett sets NFL record with 99-yd rush, Dallas vs Minnesota.

1987 – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducts 1st female artist Aretha Franklin.

1993 – “The Comeback”, QB Frank Reich led the Buffalo Bills back from a

32-point deficit, to defeat the Houston Oilers 41-38 in overtime in a wild

card playoff game, the greatest comeback ever in pro football history.

1997 – Bryant Gumbel co-hosted his final “Today” show on NBC-TV.

HOROSCOPE

Being a Capricorn born on January 3rd, your social and hardworking nature defines your personality. While others may prefer solitude, you are most engaged in a social setting, where you can impress others with your charming and witty personality. You put great effort into showing attention to others and subsequently, you have acquired many friends throughout your life. Your dedication to friendship is met by an equally hardworking attitude in all aspects of your life. On more than one occasion, you have inspired others with your “never say quit” approach to obstacles.

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