Thought for Today: “Nothing you can’t spell will ever work. Will Rogers, American humorist (1879-1935).
Today’s Birthdays: Actress Angie Dickinson is 85. Singer Cissy Houston is 83. Singer Johnny Mathis is 81. Actor Len Cariou is 77. Singer Marilyn McCoo is 73. Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is 71. Pop singer Sylvia Peterson (The Chiffons) is 70. Actor Vondie Curtis-Hall is 66. Actress Victoria Tennant is 66. Actor John Finn is 64. Rock musician John Lombardo is 64. Singer Deborah Allen is 63. Actor Calvin Levels is 62. Actor Barry Williams is 62. Singer Patrice Rushen is 62. Actress Fran Drescher is 59. Country singer Marty Stuart is 58. Actress Debrah Farentino is 57. Rock musician Bill Rieflin (R.E.M.) is 56. Former Sen. Blanche Lincoln, D-Ark., is 56. Actress Crystal Bernard is 55. Actor Eric Stoltz is 55. Rapper-producer Marley Marl is 54. Country singer Eddie Montgomery (Montgomery-Gentry) is 53. Rock singer Trey Anastasio is 52. Actress Monica Bellucci is 52. Rock musician Robby Takac (TAY’-kak) (Goo Goo Dolls) is 52. Actress Lisa Thornhill is 50. Actress Andrea Roth is 49. Actor Silas Weir Mitchell is 47. Actor Tony Hale is 46. Actress Jenna Elfman is 45. Actor Ashley Hamilton is 42. Actress Marion Cotillard (koh-tee-YAHR’) is 41. Actor Stark Sands is 38. Actor Mike Damus is 37. Tennis player Martina Hingis is 36. Olympic gold medal gymnast Dominique Moceanu (moh-chee-AH’-noo) is 35. Actress Lacey Chabert (shuh-BEHR’) is 34. Actor Kieran Culkin is 34. Singer-rapper T-Pain is 32.
Today is Friday, Sept. 30, the 274th day of 2016. There are 92 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On Sept. 30, 1791, Mozart’s opera “The Magic Flute” premiered in Vienna, Austria.
A quick look at my plans for today.
1. I will read chapter 1 in “what’s that sound” for my rock-n-roll class. 2. I will read chapters 1-2-3 of my education textbook.
3. I will read”The Three Faces of Utopianism Revisited,” for my lit class; also, I will read each class’s syllabus.
Thought for Today: “Wars teach us not to love our enemies, but to hate our allies. W.L. George, English writer (1882-1926).