CMN Almanac

Today is Saturday, February 10th, the 41st day of the year. There are 324

Roberta Flack

Roberta Flack

days remaining until the end of the year.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES American Heart Month,

Black History Month, Great American Pie Month, National

Children’s Dental Health Month, National Cherry Month

National Grapefruit Month, National Weddings Month,

Umbrella Day

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Alex Haley

Alex Haley

Leontyne Price, 91, opera soprano

Roberta Flack, 79, singer

Ty Law, 44, football player

Tina Thompson, 43, basketball player

Don Omar, 39, rapper

Justin Gatlin, 36, sprinter

Orlando Skandrick, 35, football player

K.C. Jones

K.C. Jones

Misha Bryan, 24, singer

HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

DEATHS

Alexander S. Pushkin, 1837, writer (b. 1800)

Alex Haley, 1992, author (Roots) (b. 1922)

J Dilla, 2006, rapper/producer (b. 1974)

ON THIS DATE IN…

Bill White

Bill White

1957 – Southern Christian Leadership Conference forms.

1971 – Bill White becomes 1st African American baseball announcer

(NY Yankees).

1989 – Celtic K.C. Jones & Cavalier Lenny Wilkens elected to NBA Hall

of Fame.

1989 – Ron Brown chosen 1st African American chairman of a major U.S.

party (Democrats).

Ron Brown

Ron Brown

1990 – South African President de Klerk announces Nelson Mandela will

be freed on Feb 11th.

1992 – Mike Tyson convicted of raping Desiree Washington in Indiana.

1993 – “Michael Jackson Talks To Oprah Winfrey” airs on ABC & drew

an astounding 39.3 rating/56 share, 90 million people.

1997 – O.J. Simpson jury reaches decision on $25M in punitive damages.

HOROSCOPE

Being an Aquarius born on February 10th, your impulsiveness and charm are amongst your most defining qualities. In all aspects of your life, you struggle to keep interest. As a result, you have amassed a wide variety of hobbies, interest and relationships. Although you may a bit erratic at times, this has not lost you any friends, because of your innate charms. You have noticed that people seem to be drawn into your warm and mysterious nature. You would be surprised to know how many people have struggled to discover the depths of your personality.

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