Saturday, March 16, 2013


Birthdays: James Madison, Conrad Nagel, Dr. Josef Mengele the Angel of Death, Teresa Berganza, Christa Ludwig, Pat Nixon, Alice Bonheur, Gore Verbinsky, Jerry Lewis is 87, Bernardo Bertolucci is 73, Eric Estrada, Kate Nelligan, Isabelle Huppert is 60, Lauren Graham is 46 1830- DULLEST DAY IN HISTORY OF STOCK MARKET- only 31 shares traded for a grand total of $ 3,740 dollars. 1850- Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel The Scarlet Letter published. 1913- Artist Aubrey Beardsley died of tuberculosis at 25. Having a religious conversion at the end of his life, but still the stickler for detail, his last words were :"Destroy all my erotic drawings...all the bad ones too...." Happily his friends did neither. 2007- Author Michael Crichton was the author of classics like The Andromeda Strain and Jurassic Park. He had been called the H.G. Wells of modern times. But today he shocked the scientific community by denouncing the concept of Global Warming.

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