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Today is Tuesday, January 14,  the 14th day of the year. There are 351

Clarence Carter

Clarence Carter

days remaining until the end of the year.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES National Bath Safety Month,

National Blood Donor Month, National Braille Literacy Month,

National Hobby Month, Hot Tea Month, National Oatmeal Month,

National Soup Month, Dress Up Your Pet Day

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Carl Weathers

Carl Weathers

Clarence Carter, 84, singer

Evelyn Braxton, 72, reality star

Carl Weathers, 72, actor

Steve Jordan, 63, drummer

Slick Rick, 55, rapper

LL Cool J

LL Cool J

LL Cool J, 52, rapper/actor

Byron Leftwich, 40, football player

Pitbull, 39, rapper

Hakeem Nicks, 32, football player

HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

Julian Bond, 80, civil rights leader (d. 2015)

Travis Williams, 74, football player (d. 1991)

DEATHS

Ron O'Neal

Ron O’Neal

Ron O’Neal, 2004, actor (b. 1937)

ON THIS DATE IN…

1868 – South Carolina constitutional convention meets with a black majority.

1873 – P.B.S. Pinchback elected to Senate.

1878 – U.S. Supreme court rules race separation on trains unconstitutional.

1956 – Little Richard releases “Tutti Frutti”.

1963 – George C. Wallace sworn in as governor of Alabama, his address

Charles Barkley

Charles Barkley

states “segregation now; segregation tomorrow; segregation forever!”

1972 – “Sanford & Son” starring Redd Foxx premieres on NBC TV.

1975 – William T. Coleman named Secretary of Transportation.

1979 – Pres. Carter proposes Martin Luther King’s birthday be a holiday.

1998 – Charles Barkley pleads not guilty to an assault charge.

HOROSCOPE 

As a Capricorn born on January 14th, your quick mind, discipline and loyalty are amongst your most defining qualities. Your intelligence is one of your greatest strengths and it is complimented by equally developed discipline. When confronted with a challenge, you overcome it with mental fortitude and an attention to detail. Your friends and family admire this quality, but they may appreciate your loyalty the most. Your commitment to those you love can be considered selfless at times.

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