Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Ridley's Believe It Or Not September 29 History VFW Day

Ridley’s Believe It Or Not—September 29, 2015 Trust your Taco Tuesday 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 Tuesday’s holidays and observances,
factoids of interest, music videos by The Weavers and Jerry Lee Lewis,  a relevant quote by Jerry Seinfeld, looking forward to enjoying a favorite blend of coffee in your mug, 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. VFW Day—celebrating the formation of the VFW on this day in 1899.
           2. Michaelmas—celebrating the Feast of Saint Michael the Archangel. 
           3. 1950 Number One Song—celebrating the number one song in 1950 on a long run of 13 weeks in that position Good Night Irene by The Weavers with Gordon Jenkins.  Here is a link to The Weavers performing Good Night Irene:
           4.  National Coffee Day—celebrating our favorite beverage.
           5.  Great Balls Of Fire—celebrating the birthday on this day in 1935 of Jerry Lee Lewis, iconic rock and roll musician who scandalized the nation by marrying his 13 year old cousin (the third of his seven marriages). Here is a link to his classic Great Balls Of Fire:                                    On this day in:                                           
            a. 1789 The U.S. Department of War established a regular standing army of several hundred men.
           b. 1907 the cornerstone for the Washington National Cathedral was laid.      
            c. 1951 the first live sporting event seen coast to coast, a college football game between Duke and Pitt, was televised by NBC. 
            d. 1966 in response to the introduction of the Mustang, the Chevrolet Camaro was introduced.
            e. 2013 Boko Haram killed 42 students at the College of Agriculture at Gjuba, Nigeria.
Reflections on coffee: We want to do a lot of stuff; we're not in great shape. We didn't get a good night's sleep. We're a little depressed. Coffee solves all these problems in one delightful little cup.” Jerry Seinfeld
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