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Posts Tagged ‘World War 2’

TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 8/14/20 – VJ DAY!

75 years ago today, the global slaughter that was World War 2 came to an end when Japan surrendered, making August 14th NATIONAL VJ DAY! VJ stands for Victory over Japan, and with the announcement of their capitulation, the biggest and bloodiest war in history was over, […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 7/5/20 – BIKINI DAY!

Now here’s an obituary you wouldn’t think much about, “Louis Réard (1897 – 1984) was a French (of course!) automobile engineer…” until you read “… and inventor of the bikini.” Of the what? Why aren’t there statues of this man at the entrance to every public beach on Earth? Louie […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 7/4/20 – GINA LOLLOBRIGIDA DAY!

Since this is one of those years when Independence Day and the Fourth of July fall on the same day, thus canceling each other out, today is, by default, INTERNATIONAL GINA LOLLOBRIGIDA DAY! Born on July 4, 1927 in Subiaco, Italy, Luigina Lollobrigida was director Robert Z. […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 6/6/20 – D-DAY

Half of them were teenagers, and not very many among the 156,000 Allied troops were much older. They were heading for the beaches of Normandy and the Nazi fortress that was Western Europe in the largest sea and airborne invasion in history, a day known simply as […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 6/1/20 – MARILYN MONROE DAY!

She’s still the World’s Goddess, the Gold Standard for desirable women, her image familiar and identifiable to billions, and we wish her a Happy Birthday on NATIONAL MARILYN MONROE DAY! Born Norma Jeane Mortenson on June 1, 1926 in Los Angeles, the future Marilyn Monroe had a […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 5/29/20 – COCA COLA DAY!

On May 29, 1886,  Pharmacist Doctor John Stith Pemberton of Columbus, Georgia took out an advertisement in the Atlanta Journal offering an elixir that was the end result of him getting slashed across the chest by a saber in the Civil War, making today NATIONAL COCA COLA […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 5/18/20 – IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE DAY!

Frank Russel Capra deserves a day just for giving us the phrase “Platinum Blonde.” This most American of early filmmakers was actually born Franceso Rosario Capra in Sicily on May 18, 1897, and at age 5 was brought to the country he would help define, earning him […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 5/8/20 – V.E. DAY!

Seventy five years ago today, on May 8, 1945, Germany’s Third Reich surrendered unconditionally. For Europe, the long nightmare of World War 2 was over. For America, it marked a  job halfway done on NATIONAL V.E. DAY! Victory in Europe in World War 2 marked the beginning of the […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 2/7/20 – BRITISH INVASION DAY!

It was 56 years ago today! The whole country knew the Beatles were coming. It was a huge deal when they landed at New York’s JFK airport on February 7, 1964 and were greeted by thousands of screaming girls, making this NATIONAL BRITISH INVASION DAY! Two days […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 1/30/20 – FDR DAY!

His initials are all you need to hear to know exactly who he is and what he stood for, the man who left the largest presidential stamp on America on NATIONAL FDR DAY! Born in Hyde Park, New York on January 30, 1882, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was […]

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