* * * * * M O N D A Y * * * * * N O V E M B E R 27th * * * * * D A Y 331 of 2017 * * * **
It’s Cyber Monday. Historically more items are ordered online the Monday after Thanksgiving than any other day of the year.
The first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is held in New York City in 1924
1965: The Pentagon tells U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson that if planned operations are to succeed, the number of American troops in Vietnam has to be increased from 120,000 to 400,000
1967: Capitol Records released the Beatles’ “Magical Mystery Tour” album in the U.S.
San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and openly gay city supervisor Harvey Milk are assassinated by former supervisor Dan White in 1978
2009: Tiger Woods crashes his SUV while trying to flee from his wife who had found out his his extramarital affairs. The incident would send his career into a spiral and he was reminded that an angry woman with a six iron is not a good thing at 1 am
In the News: Fire Marshall’s Office investigating Taylorsville fire…Today is the deadline to enter Christmas Parade…Hickory murder might be gang related…Caldwell man nabbed in undercover drug sting…
Sunny start to the week
Cougar Hoops get Saturday win in Asheville…Duke puts on rally, Tar Heels can’t hit the rim…Hibriten still kicking in State Football playoffs… College Football was exciting over the weekend…Panthers win a stinker…
Happy Birthday: Mike Scioscia, Steve Bannon, Iván Rodríguez, Robin Givens, Jaleel White
Congress returns from vacation today, how will we know ?
I assume all the Pumpkin Pie is gone and so are the Turkey Sandwiches
Quote of the Day: “Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens”…Jimi Hendrix (Born this day 1942)