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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY – 11/27/20 – HOWDY DOODY DAY!

103 years ago today, on November 27, 1917, Robert Emil Schmidt was born, who would grow up to create television’s first children’s idol, making today NATIONAL HOWDY DOODY DAY! Television’s first generation of kiddie viewers knew and loved Schmidt as Buffalo Bob Smith, for 2,543 shows from […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 11/26/20 – KING TUT DAY!

On this day in 1922, Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon become the first men to enter a sealed tomb for 3,000 years, which any Steve Martin fan will tell you makes this INTERNATIONAL KING TUT DAY! The Pharaoh Tutankhamun died at about age 18 or 19 from […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 11/25/20 – BLASÉ DAY

Well, ho-friggin’-hum, it’s a holiday weekend. No big whoop, this one. Nothing fails to get your blood racing like NATIONAL BLASÉ DAY. Being blasé means being unburdened from giving a tinker’s damn, a sweet release from the pressing concerns of everyday life and the greater world, at […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 11/24/20 – EVOLUTION DAY!

On November 24, 1859 a book was published that would change the world and the way we look at it, making today NATIONAL EVOLUTION DAY! Charles Darwin had spent years painstakingly researching “The Origin Of The Species,” the book that founded evolutionary biology. Originally released with the […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 11/23/20 – MOTHER GOOSE DAY!

Attention Little Boy Blue, Miss Muffet, the Tweedles, both Dee and Dum! Hickory Dickory Dock, look at the clock, it’s NATIONAL MOTHER GOOSE DAY! Little Jack Horner, Old King Cole, Wee Willie Winkie and Little Bo-peep are just a few of the friends of Mother Goose, the Paulette […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 11/22/20 – SUN RECORDS DAY!

On this day in 1955, entertainment conglomerate RCA Victor made its best investment when they paid $35,000 to Sam Philips’ small Memphis record company for Elvis Presley’s contract, making today NATIONAL SUN RECORDS DAY! Everyone knows that Presley went on to become one of the most successful […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 11/21/20 – TELEVISION DAY!

We criticize it, complain about it, yell at it and take it for granted, but we can’t ignore the squeakiest wheel in the house, and the reason we celebrate NATIONAL TELEVISION DAY! Whether you prefer Kimmel to Colbert, Jerry Springer to Judge Judy, or “Hard Core Pawn” over […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 11/20/20- ABSURDITY DAY!

This is your day, friends. You know who you are – your mind spins on a slightly different axis than other people’s brains, who never seem to quite get you. Know this; you are not alone, not on NATIONAL ABSURDITY DAY! You know damned well the whole world has gone mad, […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 11/19/20 – GETTYSBURG ADDRESS DAY

157 years ago today, one of the greatest speeches in the history of speeches was given on November 19, 1863 to honor the fallen in the bloodiest battle of the American Civil War, making today NATIONAL GETTYSBURG ADDRESS DAY! The Battle of Gettysburg had taken place the […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 11/18/20 -MICKEY MOUSE DAY!

The little son of a bitch is 92 years old today and still looks like he did decades ago. Dorian Gray didn’t age so well, not even that famous vampire Dick Clark before he got crushed by a falling New Year’s Eve ball, leaving us no option […]

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