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04/30/14 Afternoon OT - You're Gonna Drag Your What Through What for What?!


On this day......

On April 30, 1975, the South Vietnamese capital of Saigon fell to Communist forces.

On April 30, 1902, Theodore Schultz, the American economist who won a Nobel Prize for his important studies of the human factor in the workplace, was born. Following his death on February 26, 1998, his obituary appeared in The Times.

Also on this day....

1789 George Washington took office in New York as the first president of the United States.
1803 The United States purchased the Louisiana Territory from France.
1812 Louisiana became the 18th state.
1859 "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens was first published in serial form in a literary magazine.
1900 Hawaii was organized as a U.S. territory.
1939 The New York World's Fair opened.
1958 The American Association of Retired Persons was founded in Washington, D.C.
1970 President Richard Nixon announced the United States was sending troops into Cambodia.
1975 The South Vietnamese capital of Saigon fell to Communist forces.
1993 Top-ranked women's tennis player Monica Seles was stabbed in the back by a man who ran onto the court during a match in Hamburg, Germany.
1997 ABC aired the "coming out" episode of the sitcom "Ellen," in which the title character, played by Ellen DeGeneres, admitted she is a lesbian.
2001 Chandra Levy, a federal government intern, went missing in Washington, D.C. (Her remains were found more than a year later in a city park.)
2003 Mahmoud Abbas took office as the first Palestinian prime minister.
2005 Missing Georgia woman Jennifer Wilbanks, the so-called "runaway bride," turned up in Albuquerque, N.M.
2009 Chrysler filed for bankruptcy protection.

British forces exited Iraq.

BIRTHDAYS!!!!

1926 Cloris Leachman, Actress ("The Mary Tyler Moore Show," "Phyllis"), turns 88
1933 Willie Nelson, Country singer, turns 81
1940 Burt Young, Actor, turns 74
1943 Bobby Vee, Singer, turns 71
1953 Merrill Osmond, Singer (The Osmonds), turns 61
1954 Jane Campion, Director ("The Piano"), turns 60
1959 Stephen Harper, Prime minister of Canada, turns 55
1961 Isiah Thomas, Basketball Hall of Famer, turns 53
1965 Adrian Pasdar, Actor ("Heroes"), turns 49
1973 Akon, R&B singer, turns 41
1981 Kunal Nayyar, Actor ("Big Bang Theory"), turns 33
1982 Kirsten Dunst, Actress, turns 32

Plus Jonathan Galecki(39) and the hot Diana Agron (28).

RABBLE ON!!!!

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