Monday, January 13th, 2019
It’s Clean Off Your Desk Day !
1888: The National Geographic Society is founded
1928: Ernst F. W. Alexanderson gave the first public demonstration of television
1966: Elizabeth Montgomery’s character, Samantha, on “Bewitched,” had a baby. The baby’s name was Tabitha, which became a very popular name for girls
1967: The Rolling Stones appear on the Ed Sullivan Show
2000: Bill Gates steps down as Chairman of Microsoft
2002: President George W Bush faints after choking on a pretzel
In the News: Taylorsville Police Officer dragged attempting to stop a vehicle hijacking…Taylorsville man given jail time for probation violation…Alexander County woman jailed for probation violation…Wilkes Deputy shoots man…
Weather: After a near record setting Sunday, rain returns Monday
Sports: Cougar Hoops swept Friday night against McDowell…NFL Final Four is set…OK already, let’s decide who the top Tiger is in College Football…Roy blames himself for Tar Heel loss…Hornets fall in the dessert
Happy Birthday: Richard Moll, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Penelope Ann Miller, Orlando Bloom, Liam Hemsworth
Some tension north of the border on Sunday. A false alarm indicating an incident at a Nuclear Power Station was issued to the entire Province of Ontario. It was a false alarm. What do you do in a situation like that ? Where do you go, where do you run ?
I’m convinced that I’ve severely overestimated the intelligence of the human species. By a lot, a whole lot
U.S. Representative Virginia Foxx will join me live Tuesday morning at 7:45. Don’t miss it !
Quote of the Day: “Take Risks: If you win, you’ll be happy; If you lose, you’ll be wise” Unknown