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Thought for Today: “Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have. Rabbi Hyman Judah Schachtel, American theologian, author and educator (1907-1990). ***
A thought for the day: A competitor will find a way to win. Competitors take bad breaks and use them to drive themselves just that much harder. Quitters take bad breaks and use them as reasons to give up. It’s all a matter of pride. — Nancy Lopez ***
‘We heard a Chinese president becoming the leader of the free world.
ANDR? LOESEKRUG-PIETRI, a Berlin-based private equity fund manager, on a speech at Davos by President Xi Jinping asserting that China will be a reliable champion of expanded trade if the United States steps back..
Those born on this date are under the sign of Aquarius. They include Gouverneur Morris, who wrote sections of the U.S. Constitution, in 1752. Austrian composer Franz Schubert in 1797. western novelist Zane Grey in 1872. comedian Eddie Cantor in 1892. actor Tallulah Bankhead in 1902. short-story writer John Henry O’Hara in 1905. boxer Jersey Joe Walcott in 1914. radio and television personality Garry Moore in 1915. Baseball Hall of Fame member Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play Major League Baseball, in 1919. actor/singer Mario Lanza in 1921. actor Carol Channing in 1921 (age 96). actor Joanne Dru in 1922. novelist Norman Mailer in 1923. civil rights leader Benjamin Hooks in 1925. actor Jean Simmons in 1929. Baseball Hall of Fame member Ernie Banks in 1931. actor Suzanne Pleshette in 1937. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands in 1938 (age 79). actor Jessica Walter in 1941 (age 76). baseball Hall of Fame member Nolan Ryan in 1947 (age 70). actor Anthony LaPaglia in 1959 (age 58). television news commentator Martha MacCallum in 1964 (age 53). actor Minnie Driver in 1970 (age 47). singer/actor Justin Timberlake in 1981 (age 36).
Actress Carol Channing is 96. Composer Philip Glass is 80. Former Interior Secretary James Watt is 79. Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands, the former queen regent, is 79. Actor Stuart Margolin is 77. Actress Jessica Walter is 76. Former U.S. Rep. Dick Gephardt, D-Mo., is 76. Blues singer-musician Charlie Musselwhite is 73. Actor Glynn Turman is 71. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Nolan Ryan is 70. Actor Jonathan Banks is 70. Singer-musician Harry Wayne Casey (KC and the Sunshine Band) is 66. Rock singer Johnny Rotten is 61. Actress Kelly Lynch is 58. Actor Anthony LaPaglia is 58. Singer-musician Lloyd Cole is 56. Actress Paulette Braxton is 52. Rock musician Al Jaworski (Jesus Jones) is 51. Actress Minnie Driver is 47. Actress Portia de Rossi is 44. Actor-comedian Bobby Moynihan is 40. Actress Kerry Washington is 40. Bluegrass singer-musician Becky Buller is 38. Singer Justin Timberlake is 36. Actor Tyler Ritter is 32. Country singer Tyler Hubbard (Florida Georgia Line) is 30. Folk-rock singer-musician Marcus Mumford (Mumford and Sons) is 30. Actor Joel Courtney is 21.
Today is Tuesday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2017. There are 334 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History:
On Jan. 31, 1917, during World War I, Germany served notice that it was beginning a policy of unrestricted submarine warfare. ***
On January 31, 1949, the first TV daytime soap opera, “These Are My Children,” was broadcast from the NBC station in Chicago. ***
On this date in history: In 1924, self-important senators, making pompous speeches for home consumption, delayed action on the Teapot Dome scandal.
Thought for Today: “The excellent becomes the permanent. Jane Addams, American social worker and Nobel Peace laureate (1860-1935). ___
Athought for the day: Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed. — Mahatma Gandhi ___
‘You don’t know if they ever come back, these moments.
ROGER FEDERER, after he defeated Rafael Nadal in five sets to win the Australian Open..
Today is Monday, Jan. 30, the 30th day of 2017. There are 335 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On Jan. 30, 1948, Indian political and spiritual leader Mohandas K. Gandhi, 78, was shot and killed in New Delhi by Nathuram Godse (neh-too-RAHM’ gahd-SAY’), a Hindu extremist. (Godse and a co-conspirator were later executed.) ___
On January 30, 1933, the first episode of the “Lone Ranger” radio program was broadcast on station WXYZ in Detroit. ___
In 1649, British King Charles I was beheaded by order of Parliament.
Those born on this date are under the sign of Aquarius. They include Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd president of the United States (elected to four consecutive terms) in 1882. historian Barbara Tuchman in 1912. comedian Dick Martin in 1922. Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme, who was assassinated in 1986, in 1927. theatrical producer Hal Prince in 1928 (age 89). actor Gene Hackman in 1930 (age 87). actor Vanessa Redgrave in 1937 (age 80). chess champion Boris Spassky in 1937 (age 80). former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney in 1941 (age 76). author Gregory Benford in 1941 (age 76). singer and Jefferson Airplane founder Marty Balin in 1942 (age 74). musician Steve Marriott (Small Faces) in 1947. musician/songwriter Phil Collins (Genesis) in 1951 (age 66). actor Charles Dutton in 1951 (age 66). hall of fame golfer Curtis Strange in 1955 (age 62). hall of fame golfer Payne Stewart in 1957. actor Christian Bale in 1974 (age 43).
Rock singer Marty Balin is 75. Rhythm-and-blues musician William King (The Commodores) is 68. Singer Phil Collins is 66. Actor Charles S. Dutton is 66. World Golf Hall of Famer Curtis Strange is 62. Actress-comedian Brett Butler is 59. Singer Jody Watley is 58. Actor-filmmaker Dexter Scott King is 56. The King of Jordan, Abdullah II, is 55. Actor Norbert Leo Butz is 50. The King of Spain, Felipe VI, is 49. Country singer Tammy Cochran is 45. Actor Christian Bale is 43. Rock musician Carl Broemel (My Morning Jacket) is 43. Actress Olivia Colman is 43. Actress-singer Lena Hall is 37. Pop-country singer-songwriter Josh Kelley is 37. Actor Wilmer Valderrama is 37. Actress Mary Hollis Imboden (TV: “The Real O’Neals”) is 31. Actress Kylie Bunbury (TV: “Pitch”) is 28. Actor Jake Thomas is 27. Actress Danielle Campbell is 22.