Thursday, September 10, 2015

Ridley's Believe It Or Not September 10 History International Suicide Prevention Day

Ridley’s Believe It Or Not—September 10, 2015 Trust your Thursday is proving to be a great one and as always I hope you enjoy today’s holidays and observances,  factoids of interest,  a music video  by KC and the Sunshine Band, a relevant quote by Albert Camus, looking forward to enjoying a few hot dogs, 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. International Suicide Prevention Day—creating awareness for a tragedy that takes far too many lives each and every year.                        
           2. TV Dinner Daycelebrating the creation of that great labor saving device introduced by Swanson in 1953—meat, vegetables and rice or potatoes in an aluminum tray only needing the oven to cook and then serve while watching TV.                                      3. 1976 Number One Song—celebrating the number one song in 1976 on a brief run of one week in that position Shake, Shake, Shake Your Booty by KC and the Sunshine Band. Here is a link to KC and the Sunshine Band performing Shake, Shake, Shake Your Booty
           4.  National Hot Dog Daycelebrating a great tasty treat to enjoy during football games.                                                                                                               
         5. Factor No Spin Day—celebrating the birthday on this day in 1949 of noted author and host of the O’Reilly Factor, Bill O’Reilly.                                                     
On this day in:                                           
            a. 1776 Nathan Hale volunteered to spy for the Continental Army; sadly his career as a spy was short lived as he was captured and executed by the British 12 days later.
            b. 1846 Elias Howe was issued a patent for the sewing machine.    
            c. 1955 Gunsmoke premiered on TV.  
            d. 1972 the U.S. basketball team lost its first international basketball game at the Munich Olympics to the Soviet Union in a highly disputed game.
            e. 2008 the Large Hadron Collider, the largest particle accelerator, was powered up at Geneva.
Reflections on suicide: “But in the end one needs more courage to live than to kill himself.”  Albert Camus, noted French author Today pray that anyone who is suffering and in great has the courage to stay on this planet.
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