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  1. PeggyB


    Birthday: July 17, 1976 Nationality: American Famous: Quotes By Luke Bryan American Men Also Known As: Thomas Luther Sun Sign: Cancer Age: 42 Years Born in: Leesburg, Georgia, United States Famous as: Singer-Songwriter Spouse/Ex-: Caroline Boyer father: Tommy Bryan mother: LeClaire Bryan siblings: Chris Bryan, Kelly Bryan children: Tatum Christopher Bryan, Thomas Boyer Bryan City, States, Provinces & Districts: Georgia Net worth: $70 million education: Georgia Southern University Luke Bryan is one of the most renowned singers and songwriters of the current generation who have become a rage with his sensational music and melodies. Starting his career in music officially late (it was in 2007 that he made his plunge into the industry), Bryan did not take long to establish a strong foothold in the music scene. His debut came with his single ‘All My Friends Say’ which was outstandingly received by the audience. He followed it up with his debut studio album ‘I’ll Stay Me’. A couple of albums and singles old, Bryan first tasted worldwide success with his third studio album ‘Tailgates & Tanlines’. The album peaked at number one on the Top Country Albums chart and number two on the Billboard 200 chart. This was the beginning of his success story which continued to follow as his other two albums ‘Crash My Party’ and ‘Kill the Lights’ became highpoints of his career. What’s more, Bryan became the only country music artist to achieve six number one singles from one album in the history of the Billboard Country Airplay chart. Though Bryan has achieved much of his fame as a country musician and singer, it would be wrong to say that he has limited himself to it. Bryan has explored other genres like alternative rock as well. He has frequently incorporated elements of other music genres into his music. His journey as a musician and singer has been an inspiring one. Currently, he has sold more than seven million albums, 27 million tracks and has 16 No. 1 hits and back-to-back double-platinum albums. Luke Bryan married his college sweetheart, Caroline Boyer, on December 8, 2006. He first met her at Georgia Southern University. The couple has two sons, Thomas ‘Bo’ Boyer Bryan and Tatum ‘Tate’ Christopher Bryan. He also takes care of his nephew Tilden (Till) following the death of his sister and brother-in-law. He shares a passion for hunting and outdoors. He co-owns Buck Commander, sister company of Duck Commander. It even initiated a TV show for hunting enthusiasts. Bryan has supported numerous charities and causes, including the City of Hope and Red Cross. The causes Bryan supports are AIDS and HIV, cancer, children's disaster relief, health, and human rights.
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    1821 Spain ceded Florida to the United States. 1898 Spain surrendered to the United States at Santiago, Cuba, ending the Spanish-American War. 1938 "Wrong Way Corrigan" took off from New York, purportedly aiming for California and landing in Ireland. 1945 President Harry Truman, Soviet leader Joseph Stalin and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill meet at the opening of the Potsdam Conference. 1955 Disneyland opened in Anaheim, Calif. 1975 The American Apollo and Soviet Soyuz spacecraft linked up for the first time. 1998 The last Russian Czar Nicholas II was buried 80 years after he and his family were executed by the Bolsheviks. ****************************************************************************************DAILY EXTRA******************************************** 1917.............................................The British royal family changed its name from the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha to Windsor amid anti-German senitment during World War I. British royal family change their name to Windsor - archive 1917 One hundred years ago, King George V changed the name of the British royal family from the German Saxe-Coburg and Gotha to the English Windsor. This name change saw every German reference and title being replaced with something British. The use of “Degrees, Styles, Dignities, Titles and Honours of Dukes and Duchesses of Saxony and Princes and Princesses of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and all other German Degrees, Styles, Dignities, Titles, Honours and Appellations,” was to be discontinued. The decision to adopt Windsor as the family name came amid strong anti-German feeling during the first world war. But the turning point was public anger at air raids over London, and in particular the bombing of a school in the East End. On 13 June 1917, the Germans began daylight raids on Britain and in one of the first attacks 18 children were killed when a bomb fell directly onto Upper North Street School in Poplar. German Gotha bombers carried out the strike - by coincidence, the same name as the royal family. News of the proposed name change first appeared in the Manchester Guardian in mid-June 1917.
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    Oh yuck, I wouldn't have eaten that if last thing on earth. I remember just always having butter, mama always made our own butter from the cream that she saved after daddy milked the cows.
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    Birthday: July 16, 1967 Nationality: American Also Known As: John William Ferrell Sun Sign: Cancer Age: 51 Years Born in: Irvine Famous as: Actor Spouse/Ex-: Viveca Paulin father: Roy Lee Ferrell mother: Betty Kay Overman siblings: Patrick Ferrell children: Axel Paulin Ferrell, Magnus Paulin Ferrell, Mattias Paulin Ferrell City, States, Provinces & Districts: California Founder/Co-Founder: Funny or Die Net worth: $80 million as of Jul 1, 2016 education: University of Southern California, Turtle Rock Elementary School, Rancho San Joaquin Middle School, University High School awards: 2007 - MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss - Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby 2013 - MTV Comedic Genius Award 2007 - Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Comedy - Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Blades of Glory 2001 - Funniest Male Performer In A Television Special 2013 - The British Comedy Academy International Lifetime Achievement Award John William Ferrell, popularly known as Will, is an American actor, comedian, producer and writer. He started performing comedy skits while in school. However, he did not want to join the show business because his father, who was a musician, never got his paychecks on time. After graduation, he tried out odd jobs; but ultimately moved to Los Angeles and joined the comedy group Groundlings on his mother’s advice. His breakthrough came when he was spotted by ‘Saturday Night Life‘ (SNL) producer Lorne Michaels. He successfully hosted the show for seven years. In a poll taken on 2014, Ferrell was voted as the Best Saturday Night Live cast member of all times. Although he appeared in number of films while doing the show his film career actually took off after he left SNL. From 2003 onwards, he began starring in many popular films that were both critically acclaimed and hit at the box office. At the same time, he started writing screenplays and opened a production company along with Adam Mackay and Gary Sanchez. He is also a good baseball player and a philanthropist. He has donated considerably to different charities involved with cancer survivors. In 2002, Will Ferrell married his long time girlfriend Viveca Paulin, whom he met in 1995. The couple has three sons: Magnus Paulin Ferrell, Mattias Paulin Ferrell and Axel Paulin Ferrell. The family resides in Orange County, California; but also has a home in New York.
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    1790 The District of Columbia was established as the seat of the United States government. 1918 Russia's Czar Nicholas II and his family were executed by the Bolsheviks. 1945 The first atomic bomb was tested in Alamogordo, N.M. 1951 J. D. Salinger's novel Catcher in the Rye was published. 1969 Apollo 11 took off on the first manned flight to the moon. 1979 Saddam Hussein became president of Iraq. 1999 John F. Kennedy, Jr., his wife Carolyn Bessette, and her sister Lauren, died in a plane crash near Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. ********************************************************************************DAILY EXTRA**************************************************** 1935...................................The first parking meters were installed in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City, the state capital and seat of Oklahoma County, is the largest city in Oklahoma. It is located in the central part of the state on the North Canadian River. Oklahoma City sprang into being almost overnight. On April 22, 1889, the U.S. government opened the territory for settlement, and there was a rush across the border line to stake claims. A sprawling tent city sprang up near the Santa Fe railroad tracks, and within a short time Oklahoma City was a bustling town of 10,000. The city was incorporated in 1890 and replaced Guthrie as the state capital in 1910. Oil was discovered in the city in 1928, and petroleum production became a mainstay of the city's economy. Oklahoma City is the wholesale and distributing center for the state, and the city's stockyards are the largest stocker and feeder cattle market in the world. Following the decline of the energy sector, Oklahoma City is fostering a private entrepreneurial environment and a more diversified economy. Within the service sector, health services are projected to grow, followed by retail trade and business services. Nearby Tinker Air Force Base, one of the world's largest air depots, is a major city employer. In 1995 the city was the scene of a devastating terrorist bombing, which destroyed a federal office building and killed 168 people. The incumbent mayor, fourth-generation Oklahoman Mick Cornett, was reelected on March 2, 2010, to his third term, with 58% of the vote.
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    Birthday: July 15, 1961 Nationality: American Sun Sign: Cancer Age: 57 Years Born in: Longview, Texas, United States Famous as: Actor Spouse/Ex-: Keisha Nash Whitaker (m. 1996) City, States, Provinces & Districts: Texas Net worth: $40 Million as of April 30, 2017 awards: Academy Award for Best Actor Forest Whitaker is an American actor, producer and director best known for his roles in the films ‘The Last King of Scotland’ and ‘Bird’. Whitaker attended California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and was a college football player but a back injury made him shift to drama and opera. He began his journey in films with ‘Tag: The Assassination Game’ and first tasted success with his second release ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’. He appeared in several acclaimed movies such as ‘Platoon’, ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’, ‘Ready to Wear’, ‘The Way of the Samurai’, ‘Panic Room’ and many others over the years. He also made appearances in popular television shows and made his debut as a director with ‘Strapped’. Forest won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in ‘The Last King of Scotland’ and has also been honored with the Hollywood Actor of the Year Award along with several other honors and awards. He is married to the actress, Keisha Nash. Forest Whitaker has been married to actress Keisha Nash since 1996. The couple has two daughters, Sonnet and True from their marriage. Forest has a son, Ocean, and Keisha has a daughter, Autumn, from their respective previous relationships. He is a vegetarian and promotes the same through People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). He was inducted as the UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Peace and Reconciliation in a ceremony that was held at UNESCO headquarters on June 21, 2011. He co-founded the International Institute for Peace (IIP) at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey.
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    1870 Georgia became the last of the Confederate States to be readmitted to the Union. 1918 The Second Battle of the Marne began during World War I. 1940 The world's tallest man (8 feet, 11.1 inches), Robert Wadlow, died. 1948 John J. Pershing, whose leadership in World War I earned him the title General of the Armies of the United States, died in Washington, DC. 1975 The Russian Soyuz and the U.S. Apollo launched. The Apollo-Soyuz mission was the first international manned spaceflight. 2010 After 86 days of gushing oil into the Gulf of Mexico and several previous attempts to contain the flow, BP caps its leaking oil well. **************************************************************************************DAILY EXTRA********************************************** 1869..................................Margarine was patented in France by Hippolyte Mege Mouries. margarine, manufactured substitute for butter. It consists of a blend of vegetable oils or meat fats (or a combination of both) mixed with milk and salt. It was developed in the late 1860s by the French chemist Hippolyte Mège-Mouries in a contest sponsored by Napoleon III for a butter substitute. Beef fat, known as oleo oil, was chiefly used at first, but later was supplemented by pork and other animal fats and by vegetable oils such as coconut oil, olive oil, and cottonseed oil. At present, most margarines contain only vegetable oils the margarine produced in the United States is usually made from corn, cottonseed, or soybean oil. The oils, refined, deodorized, and hydrogenated to the desired consistency, are churned or homogenized, usually with cultured skim milk, then chilled and reworked to incorporate salt and remove excess water. Margarine is similar in composition to butter, yields practically the same number of calories, and is easily digestible. It is commonly fortified with vitamin A and vitamin D. In the 1960s a new type of margarine was developed made of polyunsaturated fats (see cholesterol ). Margarine is sometimes called oleomargarine.
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    Birthday: July 14, 1926 Nationality: American Sun Sign: Cancer Died At Age: 91 Born in: West Irvine, Kentucky Famous as: Aactor father: Sheridan Harry Stanton mother: Ersel (née Moberly) siblings: Archie, Ralph, Stan Died on: September 15, 2017 City, States, Provinces & Districts: Kentucky Harry Dean Stanton was an American actor, singer, and musician. His rich body of work in show business, spanning more than six decades, established him as a prolific actor. He appeared in both starring and character roles in notable films such as ‘Repo Man,’ ‘Paris, Texas,’ ‘Cool Hand Luke,’ and ‘Lucky.’ Once a student of journalism and radio arts at the ‘University of Kentucky’ in Lexington, Stanton loved both singing and acting. He served in the ‘US Navy’ during the Second World War and was on board the ‘USS LST-970’ during the Battle of Okinawa. After returning to university, he was motivated by British theater director Wallace Briggs and began training at the ‘Pasadena Playhouse’ in Pasadena, California’ to prepare for an acting career. He made his TV debut with the anthology series ‘Inner Sanctum.’ His first credited film role was in the Western film ‘Tomahawk Trail.’ He then got his big break in the road movie ‘Paris, Texas.’ Other notable acting pursuits of Stanton included his roles in films such as ‘The Green Mile,’ ‘Pretty in Pink,’ and ‘Seven Psychopaths. He also appeared in the TV series ‘Big Love’ and ‘Twin Peaks.’ He toured nightclubs and performed as a singer and guitarist and featured in music videos of stalwarts such as Bob Dylan. One of Stanton’s last film roles was that of the titular character in the John Carroll Lynch-directed American drama ‘Lucky,’ which released on March 11, 2017, and grossed US$ 955,925 at the box office. His remarkable performance as a 90–year-old atheist won him the ‘AISGE Award for Best Actor’ at the ‘Gijón International Film Festival’ and the ‘Satellite Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture,’ apart from a few other nominations. Other notable films featuring Stanton include ‘Alpha Dog’ (2006), ‘Rango’ (2011), and ‘Seven Psychopaths’ (2012). Throughout his career, Stanton appeared in several TV projects such as the series ‘Gunsmoke’ (1959–1968), ‘Big Love’ (2006–2010), ‘Mongo Wrestling Alliance’ (voice role, 2011), and ‘Twin Peaks’ (2017). Some of the TV movies that featured him were ‘The Ransom of Red Chief’ (1987), ‘Hostages’ (1992), and ‘Against the Wall’ (1994). His passion for music saw him touring nightclubs, where he sang and played the guitar. He also featured in music videos for songs such as ‘A Whiter Shade of Pale’ (1985) by Procol Harum, ‘Dreamin' of You’ (2009) by Bob Dylan, and ‘Christmas in L.A.’ (2013) by ‘The Killers’ among others.
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    1789 The storming and destruction of Bastille marked the beginning of the French Revolution. 1798 Congress passed the Sedition Act, making it a crime to publish false, scandalous, or malicious writing about the U.S. government. 1921 In one of the most controversial cases in U.S. history, anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were convicted of two murders and sentenced to death. 1933 In Germany, all political parties except the Nazi party were outlawed. 1946 Dr. Spock's Common Sense Book of Baby & Child Care was published. 1958 A military coup overthrew the monarchy in Iraq, killing King Faisal II. General Abdul Karim Kassem becomes Iraq's leader. *****************************************************************************************DAILY EXTRA******************************************* 1881....................................Billy the Kid was shot by Sheriff Pat Garrett in New Mexico. Billy the Kid, 1859–81, American outlaw, b. New York City. His real name was probably Henry McCarty he was known as William H. Bonney. His family moved to Kansas and then to New Mexico when he was a child. He frequented saloons and gambling halls and killed several men during his teens. In 1878 he led a gang in the Lincoln co. cattle war, killed two deputies, and engaged in large-scale cattle rustling. John S. Chisum and other cattlemen secured (1880) the election of a new sheriff sworn to rid the country of the cattle thieves. Billy the Kid was captured, tried, and sentenced to death. He escaped but was again trapped and was shot by Sheriff Pat F. Garrett.