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Monday, January 16, 2017    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

12211 170120  Iran Hostage Crisis ends - Jan 20, 1981 -
Iran Hostage Crisis - Facts & Summary -
Iran Hostage Crisis 1979 (ABC News Report From 11-11-1979) - YouTube 

Presidents    Ronald Reagan    #40    |    Jimmy Carter    #39    

12210 170120  Fact-checking President Trump’s inaugural address - The Washington Post
What you need to know about Trump's first speech as president | The Guardian

'America First': Trump Inaugural Address Speech Analysis - The Atlantic
Raw, angry and aggrieved, President Trump's inaugural speech does little to heal political wounds - LA Times
Donald Trump takes office as 45th US president - France 24
President Trump pays tribute to Hillary Clinton  Deutsche Welle, 01/20/2017
President Trump promises ′America first′  Deutsche Welle, 01/20/2017
In unusual inauguration speech, President Donald Trump plays to his base
  Deutsche Welle, 01/20/2017
Opinion: Europe needs to worry less about Trump  Deutsche Welle, 01/20/2017
Trump takes office as 45th president, pledging to empower America's 'forgotten men and women' - Chicago Tribune
Nearly 100 arrested amid inauguration protests that leave trail of damage in D.C. - Chicago Tribune

Presidents    Donald Trump    #45

12209 170120  The Inauguration of the 45th President of the United States |  video
The Inaugural Address |

Presidents    Donald Trump    #45

12208 170119  Annual People's Choice Awards 2017 - FULL SHOW - YouTube
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12207 170119  The Chinese Place Everyone Is Talking About In Your State  MSN, Delish
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12206 170119     born January 19, 1839    Paul Cézanne
Paul Cezanne - YouTube
Cezanne - YouTube 
Paul Cézanne
The Impressionists Part 1 - YouTube  Part 1, 2 and 3  - 
Manet, Monet, Renoir, Cézanne, Degas, and Bazille
Paul Cézanne - Wikipedia 
19 January 1839 – 22 October 1906, a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter whose work laid the foundations of the transition from the 19th-century conception of artistic endeavour to a new and radically different world of art in the 20th century. ...  Cézanne is said to have formed the bridge between late 19th-century Impressionism and the early 20th century's new line of artistic enquiry, Cubism. Both Matisse and Picasso are said to have remarked that Cézanne "is the father of us all." ...


12205 170119  7 Signs and Symptoms of Lung Cancer - Lung Cancer  HealthCentral

12204 170119     born January 19, 1809     Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story -  Writer
Mini BIO - Edgar Allan Poe - YouTube
The Raven (Christopher Lee) - YouTube
The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe | Poetry Foundation
Top 10 Creepiest Tales of Edgar Allan Poe - Listverse  The Repoe Man, 07/28/2008
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Edgar Allan Poe - Wikipedia 
born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849, an American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story. Poe is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre and is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction. He was the first well-known American writer to try to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financiallyMass difficult life and career.
Boston, Massachusetts

12203 170119  Jan. 19, 1937 | Howard Hughes Breaks His Own Transcontinental Flight Record - The New York Times
Cross-America flight air speed record - Wikipedia
Howard Hughes - Wikipedia 
December 24, 1905 – April 5, 1976, an American entrepreneur, known during his lifetime as one of the most financially successful individuals in the world. He first made a name for himself as a film producer, and then became an influential figure in the aviation industry ...
Hughes formed the Hughes Aircraft Company in 1932, hiring numerous engineers and designers. He spent the rest of the 1930s setting multiple world air speed records and building the Hughes H-1 Racer and H-4 Hercules (the "Spruce Goose"). ...
Rodgers, Calbraith "Cal" - National Aviation Hall of Fame: National Aviation Hall of Fame 
September 17, 1911, Vin Fiz Flyer, The first transcontinental flight. It took fifty days (3 days, 10 hours, 14 minutes actual flying time)
Wright Flyer - full scale replica

12202 170118  A Full Sky Aurora Over Norway  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  January 1, 2017
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12201 170118  Weekend Box Office Results for January 13-15, 2017 - Box Office Mojo
1  Hidden Figures    2  La La Land    3  Sing
Hidden Figures (2016) - IMDb
La La Land (2016) - IMDb
Sing (2016) - IMDb

12200 170118  100 days in the Amazon rainforest  Deutsche Welle, 12/22/2016

12199 170118  First ′Silk Road′ freight train arrives in UK from China  Deutsche Welle, 01/18/2017

12198 170118     born January 18, 1882    A.A. Milne
A.A. Milne - Writer -
Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore - YouTube
A. A. Milne - Wikipedia  Alan Alexander Milne, 18 January 1882 – 31 January 1956, an English author, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh and for various poems. Milne was a noted writer, primarily as a playwright, before the huge success of Pooh overshadowed all his previous work. ...

12197 170117  First in UFC history: Aleksei Oleinik, gets a chokehold against Viktor Pesta in Phoenix - YouTube
Aleksei Oleinik vs. Viktor Pesta - Full Fight - UFC Fight Night 103 - YouTube
First Ezekiel Choke in UFC History!!! (Feat. Vince Vaughn) - YouTube

12196 170117  First shark recorded to change from sexual to asexual reproduction, 01/17/2017
How honeybees do without males, 06/09/2016

12195 170117  Trump promises his Obamacare replacement plan will cover everybody, report says -, 01/17/2017
2017 Markets Likely to Soar Higher Under Trump Forbes, 01/01/2017
Some very good news for Donald Trump: A strong majority still say Russia didn’t matter - The Washington Post

Approval of Trump Transition Still Low as Inauguration Nears | Gallup
Poll: Trump will take office as least popular president in at least 4 decades - The Washington Post

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Presidents:     #45    Donald Trump elected 45th president of the United States. Nov. 9, 2016  

12194 170117     born January 17, 1899   
Al Capone  Al Capone

The Untouchables (1987) - Movie - YouTube  Movie Clip 1 -> 10

Al Capone - Wikipedia  January 17, 1899 – January 25, 1947, an American gangster who attained fame during the Prohibition era as the co-founder and boss of the Chicago Outfit....
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12193 170117     born January 3, 1883    Clement Attlee   
History of Clement Attlee - GOV.UK
Clement Attlee | prime minister of United Kingdom |
Clement Attlee - YouTube
List of Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia
Presidents    Harry S. Truman    #33

12192 170116  50 of the Craziest Laws in Every State  MSN

12191 170116  A New Martin Luther King Jr. Parade Divides a Virginia Town  MSN, New York Times
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12190 170116  11 Foods That Put You in a Good Mood - PureWow  Turn that frown upside down

12189 170116     born January 16, 1853    Andre Michelin
Andre Michelin - Bio, Facts, Family Famous Birthdays
André Michelin - Wikipedia  16 January 1853 – 4 April 1931, a French industrialist who, with his brother Édouard (1859–1940), founded the Michelin Tyre Company (Compagnie Générale des Établissements Michelin) in 1888 in the French city of Clermont-Ferrand. ...

12188 170116  Iceland, a fairytale land  Deutsche Welle, 01/14/2017
Winter rescuers in Norway  Deutsche Welle, 01/12/2017

12187 170116  Prohibition takes effect throughout the United States, Jan. 16, 1919 - POLITICO
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Prohibition in the United States: National Ban of Alcohol - YouTube
Prohibition in the United States - Wikipedia
Presidents:    Woodrow Wilson    #28    >   
Franklin D. Roosevelt    #32

12186 170115  ′Horseboarding′ is catching on in Russia  Deutsche Welle, 01/15/2017
Germany′s largest winter sports region
  Deutsche Welle, 01/30/2016

12185 170115  These 8 Men Have As Much Money As Half The World | The Huffington Post  01/15/2017

12184 170115  A Look at Trump's Cabinet Picks - ABC News  01/13/2017
What time is Donald Trump's inauguration on Jan. 20?
Inauguration of Donald Trump - Wikipedia
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Presidents:     #45    Donald Trump elected 45th president of the United States. Nov. 9, 2016  

12183 170115     born January 15, 1929     Martin Luther King, Jr.  
Martin Luther King Jr, Biography  Civil Rights Activist, Minister
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Wikipedia  born Michael King Jr., January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968, an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience based on his Christian beliefs. ...
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12182 170114  Ringling Bros. circus folding its tent after nearly 150 years - AOL News

12181 170114  Best US Aquariums |

12180 170114  7 Ways Nurses Almost Never Get Sick  MSN
8 Unexpected Ways to Stay Healthy This Winter

12179 170114     born January 14, 1875    Albert Schweitzer
Albert Schweitzer | Alsatian-German theologian and physician |
Albert Schweitzer - Facts
Dr. Albert Schweitzer - Full Documentary - YouTube produced and directed by Jerome Hill - Wikipedia
Albert Schweitzer - Wikipedia  OM, 14 January 1875 – 4 September 1965, a French-German theologian, organist, philosopher, and physician. ...  He received the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize for his philosophy of "Reverence for Life", expressed in many ways, but most famously in founding and sustaining the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Lambaréné, now in Gabon, west central Africa (then French Equatorial Africa). As a music scholar and organist, he studied the music of German composer Johann Sebastian Bach and influenced the Organ reform movement (Orgelbewegung). 
Gabon - Wikipedia
J. S. Bach BWV 731, BWV 625, BWV 622, BWV 665 Organ Chorale Preludes by Albert Schweitzer - YouTube
Albert Schweitzer: practising Bach in Lambarene (original footage) - YouTube

12178 170113  The Sports Bar Everyone Is Talking About In Your State  MSN, Delish
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12177 170113  5 Warning Signs Your Pancreas Is In Trouble  MSN, Prevention

12176 170113  Statement by the President on Cuban Immigration Policy |

12175 170113  Jan. 13, 1968: Photos of Johnny Cash's legendary Folsom Prison performance  Mashable, 01/13/2017 - The Man in black performs for the men in blue  -
At Folsom Prison - Wikipedia
Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison - YouTube
Johnny Cash - Folsom Prison Blues - Live at San Quentin (Good sound quality) - YouTube
Johnny Cash - Jackson - Live at San Quentin (Good Sound Quality) - YouTube
Johnny Cash - San Quentin (Live from Prison) - YouTube
Johnny Cash sings Man In Black for the first time (with intro) - YouTube

12174 170113    born January 12, 1964    Jeff Bezos
Jeff Bezos - Business Leader, Entrepreneur -
Jeff Bezos - Wikipedia  born Jeffrey Preston Jorgensen; January 12, 1964, an American technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. He is the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of, which became the world's largest online shopping retailer. The company began as an Internet merchant of books and expanded to a wide variety of products and services, most recently video streaming and audio streaming. is currently the world's largest Internet sales website on the World Wide Web. ...
Jeff Bezos  #14  The World's Most Powerful People 2016

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12173 170112  The Bag people  Deutsche Welle, 01/11/2017, North Korea
North Korea ′conducts first successful hydrogen bomb test′
  Deutsche Welle, 01/06/2016

12172 170112  World's Top Train Routes | Departures

12171 170112  Why birth tourism from China persists even as U.S. officials crack down - LA Times  12/30/2016

12170 170112     born January 8, 1942    Stephen Hawking
Stephen Hawking Biography
Stephen Hawking - Home  
The Theory of Everything (2014) - IMDb
The Theory of Everything (1-10) Movie CLIP - The Black Hole Thesis (2014) HD - YouTube  1 > 10
Stephen Hawking: Questioning the universe | TED Talk
Stephen Hawking - Wikipedia  January 8, 1942 -  
an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author
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12169 170111  7 Things to Do During the Day to Help You Sleep at Night | Blissful slumber is the best MSN, PureWow

12168 170111  President Obama's Farewell Address | The White House  in Chicago, 01/10/2017
Presidents    Barack Obama    #44  |  Illinois

12167 170111  Theodore Roosevelt makes Grand Canyon a national monument - Jan 11, 1908 -
Deconstructing History Grand Canyon Video - Grand Canyon -
The Grand Canyon Video - Grand Canyon -  origins of the Grand Canyon
President    Theodore Roosevelt    #26  |  National Parks  |  Arizona

12166 170111     born January 11, 1755    Alexander Hamilton   with a video     Alexander Hamilton
Alexander Hamilton - Wikipedia  January 11, 1755 or 1757 - July 12, 1804, a Founding Father of the United States, chief staff aide to General George Washington, one of the most influential interpreters and promoters of the U.S. Constitution, the founder of the nation's financial system, the founder of the Federalist Party, the world's first voter-based political party, the Father of the United States Coast Guard, and the founder of The New York Post. As the first Secretary of the Treasury, ...
Hamilton A founding father takes to the stage - YouTube

ESPN covers Hamilton Burr Duel - YouTube
Top 10 Duels in History - YouTube
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