Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Ridley's Believe It Or Not August 25 History Touch A Heart Day

Ridley’s Believe It Or Not—August 25, 2015 Trust your Taco Tuesday is off to a great start and as always I hope you enjoy Tuesday’s holidays and observances,  factoids of interest, music videos  by Bobby Lewis and Bruce Springsteen, a relevant quote by Bruce Springsteen, looking forward to enjoying a large slice of peach pie, 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. Touch A Heart Day—celebrating a day that should be celebrated every day—reaching to loved ones, neighbors, friends or strangers with acts of kindness. For ideas on how to put “a little love in your heart,” go to http://bk2hk.org/week/tuesday/   
       2. Paris Liberation Day—great day to be in Paris celebrating the liberation of Paris on this day in 1944.                                          
       3. 1961 Number One Song—celebrating the number one song in 1961 on a run of seven weeks in that position Tossin And Turnin by Bobby Lewis.  Here is a link to Bobby Lewis performing Tossin And Turnin (with film clips from the iconic film American Graffiti: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghFBvBmXv4E
       4. National Banana Split Day—great day to turn bananas, ice cream, whipped cream, cherries and nuts into a classic treat.  
       5. Watch The Moving Baton Day—celebrating not a new way to put a person hypnosis but rather the birthday on this day in 1918 of iconic composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein whose symphony performances would never put someone to sleep.
On this day in:                                           
       a. 1609 Galileo Galilei demonstrated his telescope to Venetian lawmakers.      
       b. 1835 the Great Moon Hoax claiming the existence of life and an advanced civilization on the Moon was perpetrated by The New York Sun  in a series of six articles.     
      c. 1916 the U.S. National Park Service was established.  
      d. 1975 “the Boss” released his critically acclaimed album Born To Run which vaulted him to the top tier of rock performers. Here is a link to Bruce Springsteen performing one of the songs on the album, Born to Run:
      e. 1991 Linus Torvaid announced the first version of a computer operating system which became known as Linux.
Reflections on life from Bruce Springsteen: “It's a sad man my friend who's livin' in his own skin and can't stand the company. Very astute observation by “The Boss.”                Please enjoy the 140 character poems on events of interest on my twitter account below (if you like them, retweet and join 162 growing followers and please follow me) and follow my blogs. Always good, incisive and entertaining poems on my blogs—click on the links below. Go to www.alaskanpoet.blogspot.com for Ridley’s Believe It Or Not—This Day In History, poems to inspire, touch, emote, elate and enjoy and poems on breaking news items of importance. Go to Rhymes On The Newsworthy Times for comments on important and breaking news events that should be of interest. www.alaskanpoet.blogspot.com Ridley's Believe It Or Not Rhymes On The Newsworthy Times 
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