Thursday, July 20, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

dearth \DURTH\, adjective:
  • An inadequate supply; scarcity; lack.
Dearth relates to the same Old English root from which "dear" is derived.
 
Last Chance Undies
  • Your last pair of clean underwear, reminding you that this is your last chance to wear any unless you get your laundry done; that pair of ugly old underwear that you reserve for an emergency.
Dude, I gotta do laundry today, I've got my last chance undies on!



baxon
  • bacon prepared by t3h bax0jayz
renee: this bacon is amazing!
soula: that's because it's not bacon, it's BAXON!

 
History
  • Locust Plague of 1874: largest recorded swarm of locusts descended on North America's Great Plains, destroying some $200m in crops; the plague lasted about 10 days, but larger-than-usual swarms of locusts continued to plague the area for several more years
  • Sitting Bull: Sioux leader surrendered to the US Army under a promise of amnesty (1881)
  • Abdullah I: the king of Jordan was killed by a Palestinian gunman in Jerusalem (1951)
  • Sirimavo Bandaranaike: was elected leader of Sri Lanka, becoming the world's first female prime minister (1960)
  • Special Olympics: took place for the first time, in Chicago; 1,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities competed (1968)
  • Neil Armstrong: the astronaut became the first human to set foot on the moon (1969)
Birthdays 
  • Francesco Petrarch 1304
  • Veron Felton 1890 - Actress (Picnic, The Oklahoman)
  • Theda Bara 1890
  • Sir Edmund Hillary 1919 - Explorer, first to climb Mt. Everest
  • Ted Schroeder 1921 - Tennis player
  • Lola Albright 1925 - Actress (The Tender Trap, The Impossible Years)
  • Robert D. Maurer 1924
  • Michael Gielen 1927
  • Mike Ilitch 1929 - Founder of Little Caesar's Pizza franchises, owner of Detroit Red Wings
  • Sally Ann Howes 1930 - Actress (Dead of Night, Chitty, Chitty, Bang, Bang)
  • Nam June Paik 1932
  • Chuck Daly 1933
  • Sleepy LaBeef 1935
  • Butch (Fred) Baird 1936 - Golfer
  • Diana Rigg 1938 - Actress (Medea, King Lear, The Avengers)
  • Natalie Wood (Natasha Nikolaevna Gurdin) 1938 - Actress (From Here to Eternity, West Side Story, Rebel Without a Cause)
  • Tony (Pedro Lopez) Oliva 1938 - Baseball player
  • Jo Ann Campbell 1938
  • Pete Hamilton 1942 - Auto racer
  • Mickey (Mitchell Jack) Stanley 1942 - Baseball Player
  • Chris Amon 1943 - Auto racer
  • John Lodge 1943 - Musician (The Moody Blues)
  • T.G. Shepherd (William Bowder) 1944 - Singer
  • Betty Burfeindt 1945 - Golfer
  • Kim Carnes 1946 - Singer
  • John Almond 1946 - Musician (Johnny Almond and the Music Machine)
  • Carlos Santana 1947 - Musician (Santana)
  • Frank Whaley 1953
  • Paul Cook (Sex Pistols, Professionals) 1956
  • Donna Dixon 1957 - Actress (Wayne's World, Dr. Detroit)
  • Mick McNeil 1958 - Musician (Simple Minds)
  • Radney Foster 1959
  • Dino Esposito 1963 - Singer
  • Chris Cornell 1964 - Musician (Soundgarden)
  • Stone (Carpenter) Gossard 1966 - Musician (Pearl Jam, Temple of the Dog), also known as Carpenter Newton
  • Reed Diamond 1967
  • Josh Holloway 1969 - Actor ("Lost")
    Judy Greer 1975
  • Ray Allen 1975 - Basketball player
  • Charlie Korsmo 1978 
  • Gisele Bundchen 1980 
    Julianne Hough 1988
              

      

       
         


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