Friday, June 05, 2015

TGIF! Friday, June 5, 2015

abstemious \ab-STEE-mee-uhs\, adjective: 
1. Sparing in eating and drinking; temperate; abstinent.
2. Sparingly used or consumed; used with temperance or moderation.
3. Marked by or spent in abstinence.
Abstemious comes from Latin abstemius, from ab-, abs-, "away from" + the root of temetum, "intoxicating drink."
SOML 
  • Story of my life, used to tell someone that an occurance has happened to them frequently.
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Holiday

  • National Doughnut Day - USA (first Friday of June)
 History
  • Joseph and Jacques Montgolfier: took the first successful balloon flight (1783)
  • gold standard: was abandoned by the United States (1933)

  • Marshall Plan: Secretary of State George Marshall outlined his aid program for Europe in a speech at Harvard (1947)
  • Six-Day War: began; Israel was victorious against Egypt, Syria and Jordan; Jerusalem was reunited (1967)
  • Robert Kennedy: US presidential candidate was shot by Sirhan Sirhan; he died the next day (1968)
  • AIDS: first cases were reported by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; they were five people in Los Angeles (1981)
Birthdays
  • Adam Smith 1723 - Author

  • "Pancho" Villa (Francisco Villa, José Doroteo Arango Arámbula) - Mexican Revolutionary general
  • John Maynard Keynes 1883 - Economist
  • William Boyd (William Lawrence Boyd) 1895 - Actor
  • Dennis Gabor 1900 - Electrical engineer, inventor of holography
  • Eddie Joost 1916 - Baseball player
  • "Specs" Powell (Gordon "Specs" Powell) 1922 - Drummer
  • Bill Hayes (William "Bill" Foster Hayes III) 1925 - Actor
  • Tony Richardson (Cecil Antonio "Tony" Richardson) 1928 - Director, producer
  • Robert Lansing (Robert Howell Brown) 1929 - Actor

  • Jacques Demy 1931 - Filmmaker
  • Pete Jolly 1932 - Musician
  • Bill Moyers 1934 - Broadcast journalist
  • Spalding Gray 1941 - Actor, playwright, screenwriter
  • Floyd Butler 1941 - Musician (Fifth Dimension)
  • Don Reid 1945 - Musician (The Statler Brothers)
  • Fred Stone 1946 - Musician (Sly & The Family Stone)
  • Gail Davies 1948 - Country singer
  • Ken Follet 1949 - Singer (Psychedelic Furs)
  • Laurie Anderson 1950 - Singer
  • Wayne Wood 1951 - Hockey player
  • Marva Jean Brooks 1954 - Wife of Muddy Waters
  • Michael Henry Nicko "Boomer" McBrain 1954 - Drummer (Iron Maiden)
  • Kenny G. 1956 - Musician
  • Richard Butler 1956 - Musician (Psychedelic Furs)
  • Karen Sillas 1965 - Actress
  • Ron Livingston 1967 - Actor ("Band of Brothers," "Office Space")
  • Brian McKnight 1969 - Singer
  • Mark Wahlberg 1971 - Actor, singer (Marky Mark)
  • Chad Allen 1974 - Singer
  • P-Nut 1974 - Musician (311)
  • Torry Holt 1976 - Football player
  • Liza Weil 1977 - Actress ("The Gilmore Girls")
  • Pete Wentz 1979 - Musician (Fall Out Boy)
  • Seb Lefebvre 1981 - Musician (Simple Plan)


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