bonanza \buh-NAN-zuh\, noun:
1. A source of great and sudden wealth or luck.2. A rich mass of ore, as found in mining.
Bonanza originates in American mining, from the Spanish bonanza, "a rich lode."
- The day after Thanksgiving Day, when shoppers flood retail shops for supposed holiday deals. Also known as "Black Friday" and sometimes celebrated as "Buy Nothing Day."
"I was so full of tofurkey, I didn't think I was going to be able to get up early to wait in line at the big box stores on Thingsgetting Day."
- Casablanca: film set in wartime Morocco premiered in New York City (1942)
- The Price is Right: TV's longest running daily game show debuted (1956)
- Diamant-A: rocket launched France's space program with the Astérix-1 satellite, which blasted off from Hammaguir, Algeria (1965)
- Eric Severeid 1912
- Eugene Ionesco 1912
- Charles M. Schulz 1922
- Robert Goulet 1933
- Marian Mercer 1935
- Rich Little 1938
- Tina Turner (Anna Mae Bullock) 1938
- Jean Terrell 1944
- John McVie (Fleetwood Mac) 1945
- Linda Davis 1962
- Steve Grisaffe (Road River) 1965
- Garcelle Beauvais 1966