Friday, May 26, 2017
[1799 - Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin, poet, novelist, playwright born in Moscow]
[1907 - John Wayne (Marion Morrison), Academy Award-winning film star, born in Winterset, Iowa]
[1908 - Robert Morley (Adolph Milton), actor, born in Semley, Wiltshire, England]
[1911 - Ben (Nicholas Benton) Alexander, actor, born in Goldfield, Nevada]
[1912 - Jay Silverheels (Harold J. Smith), actor, born near Brantford, Ontario, Canada]
[1913 - Actors' Equity Association is organized in New York City]
[1913 - Peter Cushing, actor, born in Kenley, Surrey, England]
[1920 - Peggy Lee (Norma Delores Egstrom), singer, born in Jamestown, North Dakota]
[1951 - Dr. Sally Kristen Ride, physicist, astronaut, first American woman in space, born in Los Angeles]
Oklahoma is a hoot.
Music, lyrics, and book to boot.
In "Farmer and Cowman" Aunt Eller sings
What America's message to others should:
"I don't say I'm no better than anybody else,"
"But I'll be damned if I ain't just as good."
William's Whimsical Words:
Sing along with me: "Now, the Christian and the Muslim must be friends."
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