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College football playoff: Alabama vs. Clemson preview, how to watch, game time for national championship | NCAA.com
College Football - Home NCAA.com  College Football Bowl Schedule 2016-2017

NFL Playoffs - NFL.com



12165 170110  Clemson vs Alabama - FBS Football NCAA.com
The Best of College Football Alabama vs Clemson (2017) - YouTube
College football playoff: Alabama vs. Clemson preview, how to watch, game time for national championship | NCAA.com
College Football - Home NCAA.com  College Football Bowl Schedule 2016-2017

12164 170110  January 10, 1901    Spindletop Oil Boom
Spindletop Oil Boom - YouTube
Spindletop - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com 
Gusher signals start of U.S. oil industry - Jan 10, 1901 - HISTORY.com
Gladys City and the Spindletop Gusher  Legends of America   Lucas and the Hamills

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12163 170110     born January 10, 1843    Frank James
Outlaw Frank James born in Missouri - Jan 10, 1843 - HISTORY.com

Jesse James Leads James-Younger Gang Video - Westward Expansion - HISTORY.com
Frank James - Wikipedia  Alexander Franklin "Frank" James, January 10, 1843 – February 18, 1915, a Confederate soldier, guerrilla, and outlaw. He was the older brother of outlaw Jesse James and was also part of the James–Younger Gang. ...
The Defeat of Jesse James Days Celebration, Northfield, MN  
Missouri

12162 170110  Giant snow sculpture in New Brighton attracting onlookers | KARE11.com
New Brighton brothers create another snow masterpiece – Twin Cities
Snow Shark Photos:  1  |  2    2013-2014
8720 150311  Brothers Build A MASSIVE Snow Sea Turtle, Put Your Snowman To Shame  Huffington Post, 01/27/2015
Snow Sculptures

12161 170109  Jimmy Fallon Golden Globes opening Monologue video Gloden Globes 2017 - YouTube
Golden Globes
Winners & Nominees 2017 | Golden Globes
Entertainment Calendar

12160 170109  SeaWord San Diego ends world-famous killer whale show - France 24  01/09/2017

12159 170109    born January 7, 1928      William Peter Blatty
The Exorcist (1-5) Movie CLIP - A Harrowing House Call (1973) HD - YouTube
Cultural Impact of The Exorcist 1973 - YouTube
William Peter Blatty - IMDb
The Exorcist (1973) - IMDb
The Exorcist Theme Song FULL - YouTube
William Peter Blatty - Wikipedia  born January 7, 1928, an American writer and filmmaker.
The Exorcist, written in 1971, is his most well-known novel; he also wrote the screenplay for the film adaptation, for which he won an Academy Award, and wrote and directed the sequel The Exorcist III. ...
 

12158 170109    born January 9, 1913    Richard Nixon    #37
Biography.com  Richard Nixon
Richard M. Nixon | whitehouse.gov

President Richard Nixon - Address Announcing Resignation - YouTube
Richard Nixon - I'm not a crook - YouTube
Richard Nixon | 60-Second Presidents | PBS - YouTube
Richard Nixon - Wikipedia  January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994, the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974 when he became the only U.S. president to resign the office. Nixon had previously served as a U.S. Representative and Senator from California and as the 36th Vice President of the United States ...  
California  | 
Presidents    Richard Nixon    #37
List of people from California - Wikipedia

12157 170109  Columbus mistakes manatees for mermaids - Jan 09, 1493 - HISTORY.com
Mermaid photos  | Columbus Ships  |  Florida 


12156 170108  Ice Castles In Stillwater Open Today « WCCO CBS Minnesota  Jan. 6, 2017,, Stillwater, Minnesota
Stillwater – Ice Castles Home
Ice Castles

12155 170108    born January 8, 1935    Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story - Biography.com
Top 10 Elvis Presley Songs - YouTube
Best of Elvis Presley - YouTube
Elvis Presley - Wikipedia 
January 8, 1935, Mississippi – August 16, 1977, Tennessee, an American singer and actor. Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as "the King of Rock and Roll", or simply, "the King"...
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Music   

12154 170108    born January 7, 1800    Millard Fillmore
Millard Fillmore - U.S. President - Biography.com  January 7, 1800 - March 8, 1874
Millard Fillmore | whitehouse.gov
Millard Fillmore | 60-Second Presidents | PBS - YouTube
Millard Fillmore - Wikipedia  
January 7, 1800 – March 8, 1874, the 13th President of the United States (1850–1853), the last Whig president, and the last president not to be affiliated with either the Democratic or Republican parties...
Commodore Matthew C. Perry - The Man Who Unlocked Japan - YouTube

Matthew C. Perry - Diplomat, Military Leader - Biography.com  born April 10, 1794
Presidents    Millard Fillmore    #13

12153 170107  14 fantastical fairytales homes you can live in  MSN
Fairy

12152 170107  Horse Lays His Head On Coffin As He Mourns The Loss Of His Human Best Friend - YouTube
Heartbreaking moment grieving horse appears to bid farewell to its cowboy owner by sighing loudly and resting its head on his coffin  The Sun

12151 170107    born January 6, 1955    Rowan Atkinson
Rowan Atkinson | British actor | Britannica.com
Rowan Atkinson - Wikipedia  CBE, born 6 January 1955, an English actor, comedian, and screenwriter best known for his work on the sitcoms Blackadder and Mr. Bean. Atkinson first came to prominence in the BBC's sketch comedy show Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979–82), ...
Mr. Bean - Shopping - YouTube

Mr. Bean - As a Nervous trainee Priest (HD) - YouTube
Mr Bean's Wedding | Comic Relief - YouTube
Mr. Bean - The Exam - YouTube
 

12150 170107  Photos of the day - January 7, 2017 Yahoo 

12149 170107  First U.S. presidential election - Jan 07, 1789 - HISTORY.com 
President:    George Washington    #1

12148 170107  On This Day In History: Galileo Discovered Four Jupiter's Moons – On Jan 7, 1610 | MessageToEagle.com
Spotting the Shadows of Jupiter's Galilean Moons  Space.com
Galileo Galilei - Wikipedia
  15 February 1564 – 8 January 1642, an Italian polymath: astronomer, physicist, engineer, philosopher, and mathematician, he played a major role in the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century. 
  He has been called the "father of
observational astronomy", the "father of modern physics", the "father of scientific method", and the "father of science".

 Astronomy


12147 170106  Meet the real-life Barbie doll - AOL Lifestyle
Barbie

12146 170106  Dogs who grew up together on meat farm are reunited  Honest to Paws
Dogs

12145 170106  Why you shouldn't use cotton swabs to clean your ears - CNN.com

12144 170106  New Year's Babies | The Saturday Evening Post
J. C. Leyendecker - Wikipedia 
Joseph Christian Leyendecker, March 23, 1874 – July 25, 1951, one of the preeminent American illustrators of the early 20th century. He is best known for his poster, book and advertising illustrations, the trade character known as The Arrow Collar Man, and his numerous covers for The Saturday Evening Post. ...
Happy Leyendecker Baby New Year 2017! | Lines and Colors:: a blog about drawing, painting, illustration, comics, concept art and other visual arts
New Year's Baby comic strips 2017 - Google Search
New Year's

12143 170106  Roosevelt commits to biggest arms buildup in U.S. history - Jan 06, 1942 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    Franklin D. Roosevelt    #32     
 
12142 170106  Morse demonstrates telegraph - Jan 06, 1838 - HISTORY.com
Samuel Morse - Wikipedia  Samuel Finley Breese Morse, April 27, 1791 – April 2, 1872, an American painter and inventor.


12141 170106    born c. January 6, 1412    Joan of Arc
Biography.com  Joan of Arc
Saint Joan of Arc - Wikipedia 
6 January c. 1412 – 30 May 1431, nicknamed "The Maid of Orléans" (French: La Pucelle d'Orléans) is considered a heroine of France for her role during the Lancastrian phase of the Hundred Years' War, and was canonized as a Roman Catholic saint....    

12140 170105    Hayao Miyazaki - Biography - YouTube
Hayao Miyazaki - IMDb
Hayao Miyazaki - Wikipedia  born January 5, 1941, a Japanese film director, producer, screenwriter, animator, author, and manga artist. Through a career that has spanned five decades, Miyazaki has attained international acclaim as a masterful storyteller and as a maker of anime feature films and, along with Isao Takahata, co-founded Studio Ghibli, a film and animation studio. ...
Hayao Miyazaki - The Essence of Humanity - YouTube
Top 11 Hayao Miyazaki Films - YouTube
Studio Ghibli - Wikipedia
Isao Takahata - Wikipedia  born October 29, 1935) is a Japanese film director, animator, screenwriter and producer who has earned critical international acclaim for his work as a director of anime films. Takahata is the co-founder of Studio Ghibli along with long-time collaborative partner Hayao Miyazaki. ...
 

12139 170105  London Fireworks 2016 -2017 - New Year's Eve Fireworks - BBC One - YouTube
New Year Fireworks Dubai 2017 - Burj Khalifa Fireworks Live Show - YouTube
New Year's

12138 170105  Golden Gate Bridge is born - Jan 05, 1933 - HISTORY.com - The Golden Gate Bridge officially opened on May 27, 1937, the longest bridge span in the world at the time.
Deconstructing History Golden Gate Bridge Video - San Francisco - HISTORY.com
Golden Gate Bridge - YouTube
Joseph Strauss (engineer) - Wikipedia  Joseph Baermann Strauss, January 9, 1870 – May 16, 1938, an American
structural engineer who revolutionized the design of bascule bridges. He was the chief engineer of the Golden Gate Bridge, a suspension bridge. ...
The Golden Gate Bridge ~ Joseph Strauss - YouTube

California: Golden Gate Bridge

12137 170104  The Forgotten Issue: Quality of Life | Psychology Today  01/04/2017
Presidential Election 2016

12136 170104    born January 4, 1785    Jacob Grimm
Biography.com  5 Facts About The Brothers Grimm
Brothers Grimm | German folklorists and linguists | Britannica.com

Jacob Grimm - Wikipedia  4 January 1785 – 20 September 1863, a German philologist, jurist, and mythologist. ...  and, more popularly, as one of the Brothers Grimm and the editor of Grimm's Fairy Tales. ...

12135 170104  Happy New Year 2017 Message from President Barrack Obama - YouTube
Donald Trump, President Obama And Others Greet New Year With Messages Of Reconciliation — Or Not: The Two-Way: NPR
New Year's

12134 170104    born January 4, 1643     Sir Isaac Newton
Isaac Newton Biography  January 4, 1643 - March 31, 1727
Isaac Newton Biography, Facts, Discoveries, Laws, & Inventions | Britannica.com 

12133 170104  Did a coal fire sink the Titanic? - CNN.com  -  " ... pictures hidden in a forgotten album for a century prove that the supposedly unsinkable passenger ship was weakened by a smoldering coal fire even before it left on its catastrophic maiden voyage. ..."  -  01/02/2017
Titanic sinks - Apr 15, 1912 - HISTORY.com
Titanic - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com


12132 170103  The Queen's Christmas message for 2016 - YouTube
MERKLE N Y SPEECH - EYES WIDE SHUT- B O R D E R WIDE OPEN TERRORISM-THEN POLICE STATE - YouTube
Putin's New Year Address 2017: Challenging year brought us closer together - YouTube
New Year's

12131 170103  50 trips everyone should take in the US  MSN, Insider
America

12130 170103  Many in U.S. Skeptical Trump Can Handle Presidential Duties | Gallup
Presidential Election 2016

12129 170103    born January 1, 1919     J.D. Salinger
J.D. Salinger Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story - Biography.com
J. D. Salinger - Wikipedia  Jerome David "J.D." Salinger, January 1, 1919 - January 27, 2010
, an American writer who is known for his widely-read novel, Catcher in the Rye. ...  

12128 170103     born January 3, 1892    J.R.R. Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story - Biography.com
J. R. R. Tolkien - Wikipedia  John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, CBE, FRSL, January 3, 1892 - September 2, 1973, known by his pen name J. R. R. Tolkien, an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor who is best known as the author of the classic high-fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion. ...
J.R.R. Tolkien - IMDb

Lord Of The Rings: Top 10 Epic Scenes - YouTube


12127 170102  January 1  ALARC  Ice Dive, Excelsior, Minnesota
Ice divers take New Year's plunge at Lake Minnetonka - StarTribune.com
  01/01/2017
ALARC Fitness and Friends - ALARC Running Club
Polar Bear Plunge  photos

12126 170102  Restored Minnesota State Capitol reopens to public on Tues. | KMSP  Tuesday, 01/03/2017
Minnesota State Capitol | Restoration Project - Minnesota Capitol Restoration

Minnesota State Capitol Restoration | Flickr
Capitol Grand Opening: August 11-13, 2017
Minnesota

12125 170102  10 Popular Celebrities Who Own Private Islands - YouTube

12124 170102    born December 31, 1943    John Denver
John Denver - Environmental Activist, Guitarist, Songwriter, Singer - Biography.com
John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads - YouTube
John Denver - Rocky Mountain High - YouTube
John Denver - Wikipedia 
December 31, 1943 – October 12, 1997, known professionally as John Denver, was an American musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, activist, actor, and humanitarian, whose greatest commercial success was as a solo singer, starting in the 1970s. He was one of the most popular acoustic artists of the decade and one of its best-selling artists. ...
Music  |  New Mexico    


12123 170102    born January 1, 1735    Paul Revere
Paul Revere Biography  Folk Hero, 1735 - 1818
Paul Revere - Mini Biography - YouTube

Paul Revere - Wikipedia   January 1, 1735  –  May 10, 1818, an American silversmith, engraver, early industrialist, and a Patriot in the American Revolution. He is best known for alerting the Colonial militia to the approach of British forces before the battles of Lexington and Concord, as dramatized in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem, "Paul Revere's Ride". ...
Folk hero - Wikipedia

President's Day    Folk Heroes

12122 170101 
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12121 170101  New year celebrations around the world ring in 2017 - CNN.com
New Year's

12120 170101     born December 31, 1880    George Marshall
Biography.com  George Marshall
Saving Private Ryan Clerk Mom General - YouTube - George C. Marshall reads Abraham Lincoln's letter to Mrs. Bixbey
Bixby letter - Wikipedia  Abraham Lincoln
George C. Marshall - Facts  Nobelprize.org
George Marshall - Wikipedia 
December 31, 1880 – October 16, 1959, an American statesman and soldier, famous for his leadership roles during World War II and the Cold War. He was Chief of Staff of the United States Army, Secretary of State, and the third Secretary of Defense.
Marshall Plan - Wikipedia
List of Secretaries of State of the United States - Wikipedia

President's Day
    Harry S. Truman    #33   

12119 170101  Ellis Island - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com  The first Ellis Island Immigration Station officially opens on January 1, 1892, ...
New York  |  America
10445 151117  Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island - 2 minute HD tour - YouTube
New York City | Statue of Liberty Tour and Ellis Island - YouTube
Ellis Island - History of Immigration to the United States (1890-1920)_ Award Winning Documentary - YouTube
Forgotten Ellis Island - YouTube
TeacherTube - A Virtual Voyage to Ellis Island - YouTube

Mass Immigration to USA 1890-1920 flashcards | Quizlet
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