Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Ridley's Believe It Or Not September 24 History World Maritime Day

Ridley’s Believe It Or Not—September 24, 2015 Trust you enjoyed images of the Pope’s visit to Washington D.C. with President Obama and as always I hope you enjoy Thursday’s holidays and observances,  factoids of interest,  a music video  by Millie Vanilli,  a relevant quote by Stanley Paskavitch, looking forward to enjoying a bowl of cherries jubilee, 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. National Punctuation Day—celebrating the promotion of proper punctuation since 2004 since you cannot always rely of spell check and grammar check.   
           2. World Maritime Day—another UN observance promoting the awareness of shipping security, maritime safety, and marine environmental protection.. 
           3. 1989 Number One Song—celebrating the number one song in 1989 on a run of two weeks in that position Girl I’m Going To Miss You by Milli Vanilli.  Here is a link to Milli Vanilli performing Girl I’m Going To Miss You:
           4.  National Cherries Jubilee Day—if a desertaholic this day is for you especially following white chocolate day yesterday.
           5.  Kermit the Frog Day—celebrating the birthday on this day in 1936  of the creator of The Muppets  and that lovable creature Kermit the Frog who died way too early at the age of 53 from a staph infection.                                                                                                                                  On this day in:                                           
            a. 1890 the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints officially renounced polygamy.
            b.1948 the Honda Motor Company was founded.      
            c. 1960 the USS Enterprise the world’s first nuclear aircraft carrier was launched.  
            d. 1968 60 Minutes debuted on CBS.
            e. 1978 Compuserve launched the first public internet mail service. 
Reflections on punctuation: ” If I wouldn’t have spent so much time shooting spit wads at my English teacher, I’d know how to punctuate. Good thing I normally write poetry.” 
Stanley Victor Paskavich, Stantasyland: Quips Quotes and Quandaries
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