Today is Saturday, March 25th, the 84th day of the year. There are 281
days remaining until the end of the year.
HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES Irish American Heritage Month,
Music in Our Schools Month, National Craft Month, Red Cross Month,
National Nutrition Month, National Peanut Month, National Women’s
History Month, Social Workers Month, Colon Cancer Awareness Month,
Pecan Day, Waffle Day
Elton John, 76, singer
James McDaniel, 64, actor (NYPD Blue)
Haywood Nelson, 63, actor (What’s Happenin’)
Avery Johnson, 58, basketball player/coach
Debbi Thomas, 56, figure skater
Dale Davis, 54, basketball player
Sheryl Swoopes, 51, basketball player
Lark Vorhees, 48, actress
Las Alonso, 48, actor
Juvenile, 47, rapper
Kyle Lowry, 37, basketball player
Big Sean, 34, rapper
Pete Johnson, 119, pianist (d. 1967)
Aretha Franklin, 81, singer
Ida B. Wells-Barnett, 1931, journalist/activist (b. 1862)
ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY
31-1st Easter, according to calendar-maker Dionysius
1807 – The Slave Trade Act becomes law, abolishing the
slave trade in the British Empire.
1931 – The Scottsboro Boys are arrested in Alabama and
charged with rape.
1954 – RCA manufactures the 1st color TV set (12 1/2″
screen at $1,000.00)
1958 – Sugar Ray Robinson is the first boxing champ to
win 5 times.
1965 – Civil Rights activists led by Martin Luther King Jr.
successfully complete their 4-day 50-mile march from
Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.
1966 – U.S. Supreme Court rules “poll tax” unconstitutional.
1979 – The first fully functional space shuttle orbiter,
Columbia, is delivered to the John F. Kennedy Space
Center to be prepared for its first launch.
1987 – Supreme Court rules women and minorities may
get jobs if less qualified.
1988 – Robin Givens demands full access to husband
Mike Tyson’s money.
1995 – Boxer Mike Tyson released from jail after serving
1999 – 13th Soul Train Music Awards: Luther Vandross,
Lauryn Hill & R. Kelly win.
2013 – Golfer Tiger Woods returns to his world number
Being an Aries born on March 24th, your personality is defined by your energy and passion. While others struggle to motivate themselves, you have never had a problem with finding passion. If you believe something to be worthwhile, you will dedicate any amount of effort to accomplish your goals. Your coworkers, peers, friends and family admire this fact, which explains why they follow your lead. You may be surprised to realize that you are considered a natural leader.