Thursday, December 10, 2015

Ridley's Believe It Or Not for December 10, 2015 Universal Human Rights Day

Ridley’s Believe It Or Not—December 10, 2015, 407 days to go in President Obama’s pathetic lame duck term. Trust your Thursday is off to a great start and your college football team is off to a decent bowl game and the voters for the Heisman Trophy will recognize the incredible accomplishments of Christian McCaffrey and vote for him; as always, I hope you enjoy Thursday’s  holidays and observances,  a link to  the Four Seasons four singing Big Girls Don’t Cry, factoids of interest, a relevant quote from the Prophet Muhammad, looking forward to enjoying some pastries, 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. Universal Human Rights Day—commemorating the adoption by the General Assembly of the United Nations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.                             
          2. Nobeldagen—celebrating in Sweden the Nobel Prize Awards Ceremony honoring the recipients of the Nobel Prizes.
          3. 1962 Number One Song—celebrating the number one song in 1962 on a run of five weeks in that position Big Girls Don’t Cry by the Four Seasons. Here is a link to the Four Seasons performing Big Girls Don’t Cry:
          4. National Lager Day—celebrating another great beer.
       5. Bonanza—celebrating the birthday on this day in 1928 of Dan Blocker who played the role of Hoss Cartwright in the long running series of television Bonanza.
On this day in:  
           a. 1799 France adopted the meter as its official measurement of length.  
        b. 1868 the first traffic light was installed in London outside of Westminster Palace.
           c. 1901 the first Nobel Prizes were awarded.                                                      
       d. 1936 King Edward VIII listened to his heart and signed the Instrument of Abdication stepping down from throne of England.         
           e. 1964 Martin Luther King, Jr. was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.                   Reflections on why we need Muslims to unite with us dhimminis (non             
Muslims) to destroy the cancer of radical Islam that has corrupted their religion: “One who kills a man under covenant (i.e.,dhimmi) will not even smell the fragrance of Paradise.” Prophet Muhammad
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