Thursday, June 25, 2015

Ridley's Believe It Or Not June 25 History World Vitigilo Day

Ridley’s Believe It Or Not—June 25, 2015 Trust your Thursday is off to a great start and as always, I hope you enjoy today’s holidays and observances which are somewhat meager, factoids of interest, a  music video by Captain and Tennille, a relevant quote by George Orwell, looking forward to enjoying a strawberry parfait, blessed with a positive attitude and secure in the knowledge that if you want to find a gift for any memorable event like, birthdays, weddings, or anniversaries, you know that the Alaskanpoet can provide you with a unique customized poem at a great price tailored to the event and the recipient. You need only contact me for details.
       1. World Vitigilo Day—can observance in the making since 2011 to create awareness at a global level including the UN of the skin disease vitigilo which afflicted Michael Jackson. The date of June 25 was chosen as it is the day Michael Jackson died in 2009.
       2. Color TV Day— celebrating the first public color TV broadcast on this day in 1951 by CBS to a select number of viewers with television sets configured to receive color broadcasts in several cities in the East.         
        3. 1975 Number One Song—celebrating the number one song in 1975 on a four week run, Love Will Keep Us Together by Captain and Tennille. Here is a link to Captain and Tennille performing Love Will Keep Us Together:
        4. National Strawberry Parfait Day—celebrating another great summer treat.
        5. All Writers Are Not Equal—celebrating the birthday on this day in 1903 Eric Blair aka George Orwell, noted literary critic and author of Animal Farm and 1984.
On this day in:                                           
        a. 1910 Congress passed the Mann Act which prohibited the transportation of females across state lines for immoral purposes; the ambiguity of what constituted immoral purposes resulted in years of selective prosecution.
        b. 1947 The Diary of a Young Girl (better known as the Diary of Anne Frank).     
     c. 1950 North Korea invaded South Korea plunging the United States into the Korean War.
        d. 1998 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Clinton v. City of New York that the Line Item Veto Act of 1996 was unconstitutional.
Reflections on past, present and future: “Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.” George Orwell Wise observation.
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