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August 1st: Anniversary of I-35W Bridge Tragedy Aug. 1, 2007, Minneapolis, MN



13061 170731  Viral post claims NC woman contracted flesh-eating bacteria at Myrtle Beach | WTSP.com
DHEC releases statement regarding potential case of flesh-eating - Live5News.com Charleston, SC News, Weather, Sports

13060 170731    born July 31, 1923    Ahmet Ertegun
Ahmet Ertegun is born in Istanbul, Turkey - Jul 31, 1923 - HISTORY.com

Ahmet Ertegun - Wikipedia  July 31, 1923 – December 14, 2006, a Turkish-American businessman, songwriter and philanthropist.
  He was best known as the co-founder and president of
Atlantic Records, and for discovering and championing many leading rhythm and blues and rock musicians. He also wrote classic blues and pop songs, and served as the chairman of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and museum, located in Cleveland, Ohio. Ertegun has been described as "one of the most significant figures in the modern recording industry."
Music 


13059 170731    born July 20, 1889    John Reith - The Lord Reith
John Reith - New World Encyclopedia

John Reith, 1st Baron Reith - Wikipedia  KT, GCVO, GBE, CB, TD, PC, 20 July 1889 – 16 June 1971, a British broadcasting executive who established the tradition of independent public service broadcasting in the United Kingdom. ...  His concept of broadcasting as a way of educating the masses marked for a long time the BBC and similar organisations around the world.
BBC - Wikipedia
  Founded: October 18, 1922; Founder: John Reith    ... To this day, the BBC aims to follow the Reithian directive to "inform, educate and entertain".

13058 170731     born July 31, 1965    J.K. Rowling
J.K. Rowling - Author - Biography.com
J.K. Rowling - Mini Bio - YouTube
Pottermore - The digital heart of the Wizarding World
J. K. Rowling - Wikipedia  CH, OBE, FRSL, FRCPE, born 31 July 1965, who writes under the pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith, a British novelist, film and television producer, screenwriter and philanthropist, best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series.
8 Harry Potter Movies Ranked - YouTube
Top 10 Unforgettable Harry Potter Moments - YouTube

J.K. Rowling - IMDb
Harry Potter Midnight Magic Release Party

13057 170730     born July 4, 1807    Giuseppe Garibaldi
Giuseppe Garibaldi - Military Leader, Folk Hero - Biography.com
Giuseppe Garibaldi - Wikipedia  4 July 1807 in Nice – 2 June 1882, an Italian general, politician and nationalist who played a large role in the history of Italy. He is considered, with Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, Victor Emmanuel II of Italy and Giuseppe Mazzini, as one of Italy's "fathers of the fatherland".
AP Euro: Italian Unification - YouTube

13056 170730  President Eisenhower signs “In God We Trust” into law - Jul 30, 1956 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    Dwight D. Eisenhower    #34    |    George Washington    #1

13055 170730     born July 30, 1970    Christopher Nolan
Christopher Nolan - Screenwriter, Director - Biography.com
Christopher Nolan - IMDb
9 Christopher Nolan Movies Ranked - YouTube
Top 10 Christopher Nolan Characters - YouTube
Christopher Nolan - Wikipedia  born 30 July 1970, an English-American film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is one of the highest-grossing directors in history, and among the most successful and acclaimed filmmakers of the 21st century.
 

13054 170730  New St. Croix Crossing bridge connects Minnesota and Wisconsin
St. Croix Crossing video,  MN DOT, Project Dedication Ceremony, Aug. 2, 2017
St Croix Crossing Project Visual Quality Animation - YouTube
02 Lift Bridge (Chestnut Street) - YouTube

Stillwater Gazette: New St. Croix Crossing bridge will open to traffic by Aug. 3 
Minnesota  |  Wisconsin

13053 170729  Defibrillator Drone Wants to Save Your Life  Popular Mechanics, 07/28/2017

13052 170729  Son of Sam terrorizes New York - Jul 29, 1976 - HISTORY.com
New York

13051 170729  NASA established - Jul 29, 1958 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    Dwight D. Eisenhower    #34
In Space


13050 170728  50 Foods, 50 States: The Must-Eat Roadfoods Across America  MSN, PopSugar
America  |  Travel  

13049 170728  Animal House released - Jul 28, 1978 - HISTORY.com   
Animal House (1978) - IMDb
Animal House (1-10) Movie CLIP - Double Secret Probation (1978) HD - YouTube


13048 170728   Bonus Marchers evicted by U.S. Army - Jul 28, 1932 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    Herbert Hoover    #31   

13047 170728  Silent Parade of 1917 - YouTube  July 28, 1917
Silent Parade - Wikipedia

Silent Parade: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know  heavy.
Presidents:    Woodrow Wilson    #28
Civil Rights

13046 170727  Korean War    June 25, 1950 - July 27, 1953
Armistice ends the Korean War - Jul 27, 1953 - HISTORY.com
Korean War Armistice Signed - 1953 Today In History 27 July 17 - YouTube
The Korean War - YouTube
Presidents:    Harry S. Truman    # 33
Photo: Korean War Memorial, State Capitol Grounds, St. Paul, MN

13045 170727  Automated Buses Are Here, Now We Have To Decide How They Will Reshape Our Cities  Fast Company
What Will It Be Like To Have Robot Coworkers?
  Fast Company

13044 170727  Should you finish your course of antibiotics? - YouTube  07/27/2017
Superbug / Antibiotics

13043 170727  Insulin isolated in Toronto - Jul 27, 1921 - HISTORY.com
Frederick Banting - Wikipedia 
Sir Frederick Grant Banting KBE MC FRS FRSC, November 14, 1891 – February 21, 1941, a Canadian medical scientist, physician, painter, and Nobel laureate noted as the co-discoverer of insulin and its therapeutic potential.
diabetes treatment.
Charles Best (medical scientist) - Wikipedia 
CC CH CBE FRS FRSC FRCP, February 27, 1899 – March 31, 1978, a Canadian medical scientist and one of the co-discoverers of insulin.
Frederick Banting (1891-1941) and Charles Best (1899-1978)
The Quest - YouTube
Canada

13042 170727  Natalie Cole’s Unforgettable With Love goes to #1 - Jul 27, 1991 - HISTORY.com
Natalie Cole LIVE - Unforgettable - YouTube
Natalie Cole- LOVE - YouTube
Unforgettable With Love - YouTube

Natalie Cole - Wikipedia  February 6, 1950 – December 31, 2015
Music


13041 170726  Scientists genetically engineer the world’s first blue chrysanthemum | Science AAAS
Flowers

13040 170726     born July 26, 1875    Carl Jung
Carl Jung - Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Journalist, Inventor - Biography.com
Carl Jung - Wikipedia 
26 July 1875 – 6 June 1961, a Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who founded analytical psychology. His work has been influential not only in psychiatry but also in anthropology, archaeology, literature, philosophy and religious studies.

13039 170726  Van McCoy’s “The Hustle” is the #1 song in America - Jul 26, 1975 - HISTORY.com
VAN McCOY - the hustle (1975) (HQ) - YouTube
Van McCoy - Wikipedia
  January 6, 1940 – July 6, 1979, an American musician, record producer, arranger, songwriter, singer and orchestra conductor. He is known best for his 1975 internationally successful song "The Hustle".
Music


13038 170726  Hitler’s Mistake at Dunkirk France
The German Blunder at Dunkirk - YouTube
Dunkirk evacuation - Wikipedia  May 26 - June 4, 1940
Dunkirk (2017) - IMDb 
Dunkirk Official Trailer #1 (2017) Christopher Nolan, Tom Hardy Action Movie HD - YouTube

WWII

13037 170726  Power company warns why you should never, ever leave plastic water bottles in your car on a hot day - AOL News

13036 170725  The Summer Triangle over the Great Wall  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  July 3, 2017 
Astronomy


13035 170725   Artistic Impression The Surface of TRAPPIST 1f  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  June 26, 2017 
Astronomy


13034 170725    born July 25, 1920    Rosalind Franklin    
Rosalind Franklin - Chemist, Scientist, Scientist - Biography.com
Rosalind Franklin - Wikipedia 
25 July 1920 – 16 April 1958, an English chemist and X-ray crystallographer who made contributions to the understanding of the molecular structures of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid), RNA (ribonucleic acid), viruses, coal, and graphite. Although her works on coal and viruses were appreciated in her lifetime, her contributions to the discovery of the structure of DNA were largely recognized posthumously.
Lies, Thieves and DNA - YouTube 


13033 170725     A Chorus Line – Broadway Musical – Original IBDB  July 25, 1975 - April 28, 1990
MUSICALS - A CHORUS LINE Audition 1 - YouTube
A Chorus Line - Wikipedia

Musical

13032 170725    born July 25, 1884    Davidson Black     
Peking man | anthropology | Britannica.com
Davidson Black - Wikipedia 
FRS, July 25, 1884 – March 15, 1934, a Canadian paleoanthropologist, best known for his naming of Sinanthropus pekinensis (now Homo erectus pekinensis).
Most Important HISTORICAL Archaeological FINDS - YouTube

Canada


13031 170724  The most incredible road to drive in every state  MSN, Insider
America  |  Travel

13030 170724  Weekend Box Office Results for July 21-23, 2017 - Box Office Mojo
Dunkirk (2017) - IMDb  2  Girls Trip (2017) - IMDb  3  Spider-Man: Homecoming
Dunkirk Official Trailer #1 (2017) Christopher Nolan, Tom Hardy Action Movie HD - YouTube


13029 170724    born July 24, 1783    Simón Bolívar
Simón Bolívar - Military Leader - Biography.com
Simon Bolivar Biography - YouTube
Simón Bolívar - Wikipedia 
24 July 1783 – 17 December 1830, known as El Libertador, a Venezuelan military and political leader who played a leading role in the establishment of Venezuela, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Panama as sovereign states, independent of Spanish rule.

13028 170724     “Eye Of The Tiger” from Rocky III tops the U.S. pop charts - Jul 24, 1982 - HISTORY.com 
Rocky III • Eye of the Tiger • Survivor - YouTube
Survivor - Burning heart (Rocky IV) HQ - YouTube

Biography.com  born July 6, 1946    Sylvester Stallone    
Survivor (band) - Wikipedia
Music

13027 170724
  Nixon and Khrushchev have a “kitchen debate” - Jul 24, 1959 - HISTORY.com
Nixon vs. Khrushchev - The Kitchen Debate (1959) - YouTube

Presidents:    Dwight D. Eisenhower    #34    Vice President: Richard Nixon    |    Richard Nixon    #37

13026 170724     July 24, 1911    Machu Picchu discovered   
Who Discovered Machu Picchu? - Smithsonian
Machu Picchu Decoded (Full Documentary) - YouTube
Hiram Bingham III - Wikipedia 
November 19, 1875 – June 6, 1956, an American academic, explorer and politician. He made public the existence of the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu in 1911 with the guidance of local indigenous farmers.
Machu Picchu - Wikipedia  Peru

13025 170723  Man Recovers After Contracting Flesh-Eating Bacteria On Hike - Tech Times

13024 170723     July 23, 1988    Guns N’ Roses, “Sweet Child O’ Mine”
Guns N’ Roses make popular breakthrough with “Sweet Child O’ Mine” - Jul 23, 1988 - HISTORY.com

Guns N' Roses - Sweet Child O' Mine - YouTube
Guns N' Roses - Full Biography - Biography.com with a video
Guns N' Roses - Topic - YouTube
Los Angels, California
Music


13023 170723  Jordan Spieth wins 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale - YouTube
British Open Championship See Golf Majors
The Open - The official site of The 146th Open at Royal Birkdale  July 20 - 23, 2017
Sports  2017

13022 170723  Chris Froome wins fourth Tour de France title - YouTube
Last kilometer - Stage 21 - Tour de France 2017 - YouTube
Best of - Tour de France 2017 - YouTube

Tour de France, France < http://www.letour.frLetter 165 | レター 165 
Sports  2017


13021 170722  Chief to recommend charges against Florida teens who recorded drowning - CNN.com
Teens record man drowning in Florida - YouTube
Florida teenagers who filmed drowning death will not be charged over failure to help - The Guardian


13020 170722  50 Things You Should Never, Ever Say to Your Kids  MSN, Redbook

13019 170722  Optical illusions: Can you master them all?  MSN, Espresso
Optical Illusions

13018 170722  Wiley Post flies solo around the world - Jul 22, 1933 - HISTORY.com
Discover Oklahoma - Wiley Post - YouTube
Wiley Post - Wikipedia  November 22, 1898 – August 15, 1935, a famed American aviator during the interwar period, the first pilot to fly solo around the world. Also known for his work in high-altitude flying, Post helped develop one of the first pressure suits and discovered the jet stream. On August 15, 1935, Post and American humorist Will Rogers were killed when Post's aircraft crashed on takeoff from a lagoon near Point Barrow in the Territory of Alaska.
Airplane


13017 170722     born July 22, 1849     Emma Lazarus
The New Colossus - Emma Lazarus - YouTube

Emma Lazarus - Poet - Biography.com
Emma Lazarus - Statue Of Liberty National Monument (U.S. National Park Service)
The New Colossus--full text - Statue Of Liberty National Monument (U.S. National Park Service)
Emma Lazarus - Topic - YouTube
Emma Lazarus - Wikipedia
  July 22, 1849 – November 19, 1887, an American poet and Georgist from New York City
  She is best known for "
The New Colossus", a sonnet written in 1883; its lines appear inscribed on a bronze plaque in the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty installed in 1903, a decade and a half after Lazarus's death.

New York, New York

13016 170722     born July 22, 1890    Rose Kennedy
Rose Kennedy - Activist, Philanthropist, Activist - Biography.com

Rose Kennedy - Wikipedia  Countess Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald Kennedy, July 22, 1890 – January 22, 1995, an American philanthropist, centenarian and socialite. She was deeply embedded in the "lace curtain" Irish Catholic community in Boston, where her father was mayor.
Boston, Massachusetts
Presidents:    John F. Kennedy    #35 


13015 170721  The Genius Reason You Should Take a Photo of Your Stove Before You Travel  MSN, PopSugar
Travel

13014 170721  “Soul Makossa” is the first disco record to make the Top 40 - Jul 21, 1973 - HISTORY.com
Soul Makossa - Manu Dibango (1973) - YouTube
Manu Dibango - Wikipedia
  born 12 December 1933, a Cameroonian musician and song-writer who plays saxophone and vibraphone. He developed a musical style fusing jazz, funk, and traditional Cameroonian music. ... He is best known for his 1972 single, "Soul Makossa".
Top 10 Dance Songs of All Time - YouTube

Music


13013 170721     born July 21, 1911    Marshall McLuhan
Marshall McLuhan - Journalist, Educator - Biography.com
Marshall McLuhan’s 106th Birthday  Google Doodle
Marshall McLuhan - Wikipedia 
  July 21, 1911 – December 31, 1980, a Canadian professor, philosopher, and public intellectual. His work is one of the cornerstones of the study of media theory, as well as having practical applications in the advertising and television industries. ...  McLuhan is known for coining the expression "the medium is the message" and the term global village, and for predicting the World Wide Web almost 30 years before it was invented. He was a fixture in media discourse in the late 1960s, though his influence began to wane in the early 1970s. In the years after his death, he continued to be a controversial figure in academic circles. With the arrival of the Internet and the World Wide Web, however, interest was renewed in his work and perspective.
Marshall Mcluhan Full lecture The medium is the message - 1977 part 1 v 3 - YouTube  Part 1 > Part 3
7 Minute Media - Understanding McLuhan - YouTube

Canada

13012 170721     born July 21, 1899    Earnest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway is born - Jul 21, 1899 - HISTORY.com
Biography.com  Earnest Hemingway
Mini BIO - Ernest Hemingway - YouTube
Ernest Hemingway - Wikipedia 
July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961, an American author and journalist. His economical and understated style had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction, while his life of adventure and his public image influenced later generations.
Illinois  |  Florida 



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