hollywood birthdays – July 31, 2017

Today’s Birthdays: Actor Don Murray is 88. Jazz composer-musician Kenny Burrell is 86. Actress France Nuyen is 78. Actress Susan Flannery is 78. Singer Lobo is 74. Actress Geraldine Chaplin is 73. Former movie studio executive Sherry Lansing is 73. Singer Gary Lewis is 72. Actor Lane Davies is 67. International Tennis Hall of Famer Evonne Goolagong Cawley is 66. Actor Barry Van Dyke is 66. Actor Alan Autry is 65. Jazz composer-musician Michael Wolff is 65. Actor James Read is 64. Actor Michael Biehn is 61. Rock singer-musician Daniel Ash (Love and Rockets) is 60. Actor Dirk Blocker is 60. Entrepreneur Mark Cuban is 59. Rock musician Bill Berry is 59. Actor Wally Kurth is 59. Actor Wesley Snipes is 55. Country singer Chad Brock is 54. Musician Fatboy Slim is 54. Rock musician Jim Corr is 53. Author J.K. Rowling (ROHL’-ing) is 52. Actor Dean Cain is 51. Actor Jim True-Frost is 51. Actor Ben Chaplin is 48. Actor Loren Dean is 48. Actress Eve Best is 46. Retired NFL quarterback Gus Frerotte is 46. Actress Annie Parisse (pah-REES’) is 42. Actor Robert Telfer is 40. Country singer-musician Zac Brown is 39. Actor-producer-writer B.J. Novak is 38. Actor Eric Lively is 36. Country singer Blaire Stroud (3 of Hearts) is 34. Singer Shannon Curfman is 32. Actor Reese Hartwig is 19. Actor Rico Rodriguez is 19.


history fact – July 31, 2017

Today is Monday, July 31, the 212th day of 2017. There are 153 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On July 31, 1777, during the Revolutionary War, the Marquis de Lafayette, a 19-year-old French nobleman, was made a major-general in the American Continental Army.

Trump once asked Reince Priebus to kill a fly

Is this a good use of federal time? You be the judge. According to the Washington Post President Trump was holding a meeting in his west wing office when a fly was buzzing him. So, Reince Priebus was sent in to kill it.
Priebus’ loyalty had been in doubt by Trump ever since he urged the then-candidate to drop out of the presidential race when a 2005 video of Trump bragging about sexual harassment became public.
According to the Post, Priebus had been demeened by his colleagues before he was kicked out of his position on Friday.

this guy won the lodery twice in 9 years

I’de say go and buy a ticket for the amount of luck you are having but this guy already did that and he won big.
Jules Parent of QUEBEC CITY has won a million Canadian dollars playing the lottery. This is his second time in 9 years.
Per the ap: “He showed up at lottery offices to pick up a check for $1,222,069 after winning the jackpot from an online play worth $3.20. Loto-Quebec places the odds of such a bet at about one in 23 million. Parent also won $1 million back in 2008.
He said Thursday that gambling is one of his favorite pastimes along with walking, hunting and fishing, and he intends to keep playing. He also plans to build a new home. In Parent’s words: “It won’t be a castle, but it will be in the modern style.”
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rapping today up – July 30, 2017

Alright friends I am done blogging for the day! Tomorrow promises more good news, more chances to smile and more facts, quotes, and birthdays. So, do what you do well and send on a smile! A thought for the day: Ulysses S. Grant said, I never wanted to get out of a place as much as I did to get out of the presidency.
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this 4-year-old boy was reunited with his missing tetty bair

This is a feel good story that should warm your heart.
A 4-year-old boy was reunited with his lost teddy bair – a week after he forgot it at the airport.
Luke Swofford of Rockwall got his favorite stuffed toy, appropriately named Teddy Bear, back on Wednesday after extensive efforts that included an airport search and online pleas for assistance.
Family members say Luke and some relatives on July 20 flew home to Texas after a visit to Colorado, but the boy forgot his bear on a bench outside baggage claim. They later returned, but Teddy Bear was gone. So, the airport turned to Twitter for help.
The ap doesn’t say how Twitter helped exactly but An airport security guard checked surveillance video and on Tuesday found Luke’s favorite toy in a break room. this is the memo:

this is when he got it back!