* * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * J A N U A R Y 9th * * * * D A Y 9 of 2019 * * * *
It’s Law Enforcement Appreciation Day ! I do, so should you
Happy Apricot Day !
1902: The state of New York enacted a law that prohibited flirting in public
1951: The United Nations headquarters in New York City officially opens
1969: The Concorde Jet makes it’s first trial flight in England
1984: One of the most iconic TV commercials in history airs for the first time. The “Where’s the Beef ?” ad by Clara Peller becomes part of American culture
2007: Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduces the original iPhone
In the News: Some dumb, really dumb crook news…Taylorsville man arrested on drug charges…Armed Robbery in Statesville…Town of Wilkesboro is suing over sick holes…Lawsuits settled in Boone Hotel deaths…New Company to create over 200 new jobs in Hickory
Weather: Sunny, Windy, and much Cooler Today
Sports: Cougar Men win again, Women fall short a t St Stephens…Hickory to host Western Regionals…Tribe takes down AC Matmen…Heels continue domination over the Pack…Devils dump the Deacs…Hornets Play, Hornets Lose…Coaching hires in NFL…Canes win 5th straight
Happy Birthday: Bart Starr, Jimmy Page, J.K. Simmons, Dave Mathews, Kate Middleton
The world’s first nude restaurant has closed in Paris. Apparently not enough were will to dine O’naturel. Does that mean my reservations for March have been cancelled ?
Quote of the Day: “Clemson is a beast and they’re likely to stay that way”…Richard C Gilbert