Monday, September 28, 2015

Ridley's Believe It Or Not September 28 History Freedom From Hunger Day

Ridley’s Believe It Or Not—September 28, 2015 Trust your weekend was a great one and Monday is a proving to be a great one also and your pro football teams were victorious on Sunday and as always I hope you enjoy Monday’s holidays and observances,  factoids of interest,  a music audio  by Frankie Laine,  a relevant quote by Dwight D. Eisenhower, looking forward to enjoying a generous slice of strawberry cream 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. Freedom From Hunger Day—promoting awareness since 2006 of the existence of hunger around the globe, even in affluent places like Orange County, California, and seeking means to alleviate its existence.
           2. World Heart Day—promoting awareness of the need to eliminate tobacco use, obesity and high fat diets and to promote physical activity as a means to reduce cardiovascular deaths and disease. 
           3. 1949 Number One Song—celebrating the number one song in 1949 on a long run of 8 weeks in that position That Lucky Old Sun by Frankie Laine.  Here is a link to Frankie Laine’s recording of That Lucky Old Sun:
           4.  Strawberry Cream Pie Day—celebrating a favorite way to end a meal without or without ice cream.
           5.  The Sky Seemed to Have No Limits—celebrating the birthday on this day in 1992 of Skye McCole Butusiak, a highly acclaimed child actress who died far too early at the age of 21 of an accidental drug overdose.                                                                                                                            On this day in:                                           
            a. 1924 after taking off from Seattle on April 6, 1924, three of the original Douglas Cruisers that had taken off from Seattle to attempt a circumnavigation of the globe successfully landed in Seattle to complete the first successful circumnavigation of the globe.
           b. 1928 Sir Arthur Fleming noticed mold growing on bread which ultimately he developed and refined to become penicillin, the world’s first antibiotic drug.      
            c. 1971 the British Parliament banned the medicinal use of cannabis. 
            d. 1995 Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat signed the Interim Agreement on the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
            e. 2006 SpaceX launched into orbit, the first private spacecraft the Falcon1.
Reflections the balance between guns and butter: Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.” Dwight D. Eisenhower, former president of the United States Supreme Allied Commander in Europe
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