Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

disport \dis-PORT\, intransitive verb:
  1. To amuse oneself in light or lively manner; to frolic.
  2. To divert or amuse.
  3. To display.
Disport derives from Old French desporter, "to divert," from des-, "apart" (from Latin dis-) + porter, "to carry" (from Latin portare) -- hence to disport is at root "to carry apart, or away" (from business or seriousness).
 
Beat feet 
  • To leave a selected area.
"Yo there's a a lot of penis at this party, it's time to beat feet"

History
  • US Mint: John Hull broke English colonial law to establish America's first mint (1652)
  • University Boat Race: Oxford bested Cambridge in the first of what is now an annual rowing race (1829)
  • Alcoholics Anonymous: was founded by Dr. Bob Smith and Bill W., on the date of Smith's first full "dry" day (1935)
  • Rape of Lidice: Nazis murdered all the men of Lidice and deported the women and children (1942)
  • ballpoint pen: Lásló Bíró got a patent for a pen he had been developing for nearly a decade (1943)
  • Affirmed: the thoroughbred became the eleventh and most recent winner of the Triple Crown (1978)
Birthdays
  • Andre-Marie Ampere 1836 - Developed technology for measuring electricity
  • Hattie McDaniel 1889
  • Frederick Loewe 1901
  • Clyde Beatty 1903
  • Howlin' Wolf 1910
  • Terence Rattigan 1911
  • Saul Bellow 1915
  • Barry Morse 1919
  • Prince Philip 1921 - Husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II
  • Judy Garland 1922
  • Earl Hamner, Jr. 1923 - Television writer and producer
  • Nat Hentoff 1925 - Columnist
  • June Haver 1926
  • Lionel Jeffries 1926 - Actor, director
  • Maurice Sendak 1928
  • Gardener McKay 1932
  • F. Lee Bailey 1933 - Attorney
  • Alexandra Stewart 1939
  • Jurgen Prochnow 1941
  • Shirley Alston 1941 - Singer (The Shirelles)
  • Jeff Greenfield 1943 - Television commentator
  • Rick Price 1944 - Musician (The Move, Wizzard)
  • Kevin Corcoran 1945
  • Dan Fouts 1951 - Football player
  • Andrew Stevens 1955
  • Eliot Spitzer 1959 - disgraced Governor of New York
  • Kim Deal (Kimberly Ann Deal) 1961 - Musician (Pixies, The Breeders)
  • Kelley Deal 1961 - Musician (The Breeders)
  • Maxi Priest 1961 - Reggae singer
  • Brent Sutter 1962
  • Gina Gershon 1962 - Actress, singer
  • Elisabeth Shue 1963
  • Jeanne Tripplehorn 1963 - Actress
  • Jimmy Chamberlain 1964 - Drummer (Smashing Pumpkins)
  • Kate Flannery 1964 - Actress ("The Office")
  • Elizabeth Hurley 1965 - Model, actress
  • Linda Evangelista 1965
  • Doug McKeon 1966 - Actor
  • Emma Anderson 1967 - Musician (Lush)
  • Darren Robinson, aka Buffy the Human Beatbox 1967 - Rapper (Fat Boys)
  • M. Doughty 1970 - (Soul Coughing)
  • Jo-Jo 1971 - Singer (Jodeci)
  • Faith Evans 1973 - Singer
  • Hugh Dancy 1975 - Actor
  • Shane West 1978 - Actor
  • Lemisha Grinstead 1978 - Singer (702)
  • DJ Qualls 1978 - Actor
  • Hoku 1981 - Singer
  • Tara Lipinsky 1982 - Figure skater
  • Madeleine Thérèse Amélie Joséphine 1982 - Princess Madeleine of Sweden
  • Leelee Sobieski 1983 - Actress
  • Katherine "Kate" Upton 1992 - model




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