Sunday, July 5, 2015

Ridley's Believe It Or Not July 5 History Bikini Day

Ridley’s Believe It Or Not—July 5, 2015 Trust your 5th  is proving to be a great one and your 4th was excellent and as always, I hope you enjoy today’s holidays and observances  which are somewhat meager, factoids of interest, music videos by the Police and Elvis Presley, a relevant quote by Mia Hamm as the U.S. prepares to play Japan in the World Cup final today, looking forward to enjoying some apple turnovers,  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. X-Day (Church of the Sub Genius)—celebrating another day in which predictions of disaster for the Earth from aliens or other natural calamities that have been predicted by cults.
      2. Bikini Day—celebrating the anniversary on this day in 1946 of the creation of one of the greatest clothing item of all time, the bikini by Parisian designer Louis Reard.          
      3. 1983 Number One Song—celebrating the number one song in 1983 on an eight week run in that position Every Breath You Take by Police. Here is a link to Police performing Every Breath You Take:
National Apple Turnover Day—a great way to celebrate the end of a meal, especially if served with ice cream.
        5.  All I Want For A Birthday Present Is A Cup—celebrating the birthday on this day in 1985 of Megan Rapinoe who plays on Team U.S.A. and will be playing for the World Cup title against Japan today.
On this day in:                                           
       a. 1935 President Roosevelt signed the National Labor Relations Act into law.
       b. 1937 Hormel introduced Spam to the American palate.
       c. 1954 Elvis Presley recorded his first single record That’s All Right.
       d. 1975 Arthur Ashe became the first Afro-American to win a men’s tennis championship at Wimbledon.
       e. 1996 Dolly the Sheep became the first mammal cloned from an adult sheep.
Reflections from a woman whose efforts should inspire Team U.S.A. in today’s World Cup final against Japan:  “Many people say I'm the best women's soccer player in the world. I don't think so. And because of that, someday I just might be.”  Mia Hamm, noted retired soccer forward who held the record for most international goals until 2011.
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