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Sports  2018

"Photo of the Week (or Day)" 2018  |  "Photo of the Week (or Day)" 2004 - 2018"  |  Photo Gallery 2002 - Present

June Calendar - Updated  June 1, 2018
June Calendar: Nationwide & Local 
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May Calendar: Nationwide & Local 
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Minneapolis, Minnesota Weather Forecast and Conditions  Weather Channel   
our photos:  Weather  

Nature Notes  2018   
 

Global Terror 2016-2017  | War on Terror  |  ISIS  

photos: 
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How to help Natural Disaster Victims

2017

Moon Phases 

Monday, May 28, 2018    Memorial Day

Final highlights Nadal vs Thiem - Roland-Garros - The 2018 French Open official site
Final highlights Halep vs Stephens - Roland-Garros - The 2018 French Open official site
Roland-Garros - The 2018 French Open official site
  May 21 - June 10, 2018
 
U.S. Open - 2018 U.S. Open Championship USGA   June 11 -  17, 2018

June 17, 2018    Father's Day

June 21, 2018    Summer Solstice
All you need to know June solstice 2018 | Astronomy Essentials | EarthSky



14419 180619  Research Points To Potential Upside Of Social Media For Kids: Shots - Health News | NPR

14418 180619  Father De Smet talks peace with Sitting Bull - Jun 19, 1868 - HISTORY.com
The Flathead Indians & the Black Robes - YouTube
Pierre-Jean De Smet - Wikipedia
Native Americans


14417 180619  Emperor of Mexico executed - Jun 19, 1867 - HISTORY.com
May 5, 1862  Battle of Puebla (Cinco de Mayo)
Mexico 


14416 180619  Weekend Box Office Results for June 15-17, 2018 - Box Office Mojo
Incredibles 2 (2018) - IMDb  2  Ocean's Eight (2018) - IMDb  3  Tag (2018) - IMDb
Weekend Box Office Results for June 8-10, 2018 - Box Office Mojo
Ocean's Eight (2018) - IMDb  2  Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) - IMDb  3  Deadpool 2 (2018) - IMDb 


14415 180618  The Monterey Pop Festival reaches its climax - Jun 18, 1967 - HISTORY.com
Monterey Pop Festival - Wikipedia
Monterey Pop Festival, 16-18 de junio 1967 - YouTube
The Who - Live at the Monterey Pop Festival, June 18, 1967 [Complete] - YouTube
Ravi Shankar at Monterey Pop (June 1967) - YouTube
Grateful Dead Viola Lee Blues June 18, 1967 - YouTube
Janis Joplin - Ball & Chain - Monterey Pop - YouTube
Simon & Garfunkel The Monterey International Pop Music Festival 1967 - YouTube

Music  |  Monterey, California

14414 180618  Adams passes first of Alien and Sedition Acts - Jun 18, 1798 - HISTORY.com 
John Adams on the Alien & Sedition Acts - YouTube

Presidents:    John Adams    #2    |    Thomas Jefferson    #3 

14413 180617     June 17, 2018    Happy Father's Day!
Happy Father’s Day Songs: Beautiful Father’s Day Song For 2018 - YouTube
I Love My Daddy | Happy Fathers Day Song | Fathers Day Songs | The Kiboomers - YouTube
The Father's Day Song. A funny song for Dads. - YouTube
GEORGE STRAIT - A father's Love - YouTube
Father's Day Song - Through The Eyes Of My Father - Brianna Haynes - YouTube
For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston for Jun 17, 2018 - GoComics
June 17, 2018    Father's Day

14412 180617  Firefly Music Festival  The Woodlands - Dover, Delaware< June 14 -17, 2018
Eminem - Love The Way You Lie ft. Rihanna - YouTube
firefly music festival 2018 - YouTube
Music

14411 180617  Cold War  Soviets crush antigovernment riots in East Berlin - Jun 17, 1953 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    Dwight D. Eisenhower    #34

14410 180617  FDR’s secretary of war stifles Truman’s inquiry into suspicious defense plant - Jun 17, 1943 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    Franklin D. Roosevelt    #32      |    Harry Truman    #33
Atomic Bombings  


14409 180616  Why Don't Bees Celebrate Father's Day? - YouTube 
Honey bee - Wikipedia
June 17, 2018    Father's Day
 

14408 180616  Bob Dylan records “Like A Rolling Stone” - Jun 16, 1965 - HISTORY.com
LIKE A ROLLING STONE - BOB DYLAN - YouTube
Music  |  Famous Celebrities from Minnesota

14407 180616  Lincoln warns that America is becoming a “house divided” - Jun 16, 1858 - HISTORY.com
Abraham Lincoln - House Divided Speech - Hear the Full Text - 1858 - YouTube
Lincoln Douglas Debates - Angry Town Halls of 1858 - ThirdChoiceVideos HD - YouTube
The Election of 1860 & the Road to Disunion: Crash Course US History #18 - YouTube
Presidents    Abraham Lincoln    #16
 
14406 180615  U.S.-Canadian border established - Jun 15, 1846 - HISTORY.com
Presidents    James K. Polk    #11
Canada


14405 180615  Nature Notes 
June 13, 2018  Richardson Nature Center
Hooded Merganser female (2), Wood Duck, Yellowthroat calls, Tree Swallows, Blue Jays, Bald Eagle, Chickadee, Cardinal, Gull,
Chipmunks, Gray Squirrel,
Wood Frog (3)
Spider
June 13, 2018 
Westwood Hills Nature Center - St. Louis Park, MN
Downy Woodpeckers, Yellowthroat (calls), Catbird, Red-winged Blackbirds, Vireo (?), Mallard family: around 10 ducklings,
Deer
Toad (adult) "Bill, thank you for spotting that toad."
Cabbage White (2), Dragonflies

Nature Notes  2018

14404 180615  June 15, 2018  Sukiyaki (Ue o Muite Arukou) - Kyu Sakamoto (English Translation and Lyrics) - YouTube
Kyu Sakamoto tops the charts with “Sukiyaki” - Jun 15, 1963 - HISTORY.com

Info from Explore Japan Info


14403 180614  First nationwide civil defense drill held - Jun 14, 1954 - HISTORY.com
Presidents    Dwight D. Eisenhower    #34
 

14402 180614  Top 10 Songs Of The Week - June 9, 2018 (Billboard Hot 100) - YouTube
Music

14401 180614  2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ - FIFA.com  June 14 - July 15, 2018
2018 FIFA World Cup - Wikipedia
FIFA World Cup Open Ceremony | 2018 - YouTube
Sports  2018

14400 180613  Josh Groban And Sara Bareilles Perform The Opening Number At The 2018 Tony Awards - YouTube
Tony Awards 2018: Highlights & Memorable Moments THR News - YouTube
Frozen Perform First Time In Forever - Let It Go At The 2018 Tony Awards - YouTube
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Students Perform At The 2018 Tony Awards - YouTube
Mean Girls Perform At The 2018 Tony Awards - YouTube
The Tony Awards - YouTube  June 10, 2018
Tony Awards

14399 180613  The Miranda rights are established - Jun 13, 1966 - HISTORY.com

14398 180613  Thomas Jefferson subpoenaed in Aaron Burr’s treason trial - Jun 13, 1807 - HISTORY.com
Presidents    Thomas Jefferson    #3

14397 180612  5-year-old Oregon girl was paralyzed by a tick bite.  WebMD, June 12, 2018
Ticks

14396 180612  Singapore summit: Asia reacts to the Trump-Kim meeting - CNN
Donald Trump, Kim Jong-un pledge peace and security at Singapore summit but doubt surrounds denuclearisation pact | South China Morning Post
Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un summit: North Korea commits to ′complete denuclearization′  Deutsche Welle, June 12, 2018
Presidents:    Donald Trump    #45

14395 180612     born June 12, 1924    George H.W. Bush    #41   
George H.W. Bush Celebrates 94th Birthday, Becomes Longest Living U.S. President | PEOPLE.com  June 12, 2018
George HW Bush turns 93: Fun facts about the former president - Fox News  June 12, 2017
George Herbert Walker Bush is born - Jun 12, 1924 - HISTORY.com
Massachusetts  |  Connecticut
Presidents:    George H.W. Bush    #41 

14394 180611  Tragedy at Le Mans - Jun 11, 1955 - HISTORY.com
Worst Crash Ever - 24 Hours of Le Mans - 1955 (HD) - YouTube
Le Mans Motor Racing Disaster (1955) British Pathé - YouTube

Cars


14393 180611     Nature Notes from Craig's Walk, June 11, 2018, 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Cloudy
Redstart, Redstart nest (it looks like babies have fledged), Baltimore Orioles, Yellow Warblers (calls), Yellow-throated Vireo* (calls), Red-winged Blackbird nest, Canada Geese, Bald Eagle flying high in circles, a young Bald Eagle near the nest in the distance, Egret, Blue Heron, Robins, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Song Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow (calls), Goldfinch, Willow Flycatcher, Catbird  CatBird Mewing Call - YouTube , Tree Swallows, Barn Swallows, Cliff Swallows, Green Heron, Downy Woodpecker, Cormorant, Cedar Waxwing,
Yellow-throated Vireo - Whatbird.com  "three-EIGHT, three-EIGHT, three-EIGHT", "cheh, cheh, cheh"
  
Yellow-throated Vireo Song - YouTube
Bumblebee, Damselflies,
Monarch Caterpillar (around 2 inch long) on a Milkweed leaf, Mysterious Caterpillar on a leaf
Butterfly (small), a mysterious Beetle (black)
Toad babies**, Green Frog***,
** 
Tons of Toads! Hundreds of Toads (Toadlets) in Our Yard! Illinois Herps! - YouTube
*** 
Green Frog Calls - YouTube
In Bloom: Wild Rose, Yellow Sweet Clover, Red Clover, White Clover, Crown Vetch, Birds-foot Trefoil, Yarrow, Hoary Alyssum,
Willow catkins 
Willow | Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
*****************************************************************************************
In Bloomington  Rain & Thunder
Hooded Merganser family: Mom with around 13 ducklings at close range, Tree Swallow, Common Yellowthroat calls,
Chipmunk, Gray Squirrels

All about Fox Squirrels and Gray Squirrels | Welcome Wildlife
Nature Notes  2018 

14392 180610     June 10, 2018   Maplewood & Woodbury, MN
Blue Jay, Chickadee, Grackle, Mallard, Wood Duck family: Mom with her ducklings (about 10), Red-winged Blackbirds, Baltimore Orioles, House Sparrows, Downy Woodpecker male, Robins, Crows, Cliff Swallow colony (active: around 10 out of about 200); it looks like House sparrows borrow a few old Cliff Swallow nests.  Raising a Family -- The Cliff Swallows Raise the Next Generation (2000) - YouTube  |  Swallow photos
Chipmunk,
Tiger Swallowtail, Damselfly, Moth (unidentified mysterious species),
No Monarch caterpillars on Milkweed leaves,
Mushrooms: Artist's Conk
In Bloom: False Indigo (white, blue), Spiderwort, Golden Alexander, White Campion, Japanese Lilac, Blue Flag Iris, Dame's Rocket, Water Lily
Duckweed
Nature Notes  2018

14391 180610     June 9, 2018, Rain & Thunder, Nature Notes from Matt's Walk @ Landscape Arboretum, Chaska, MN
5 Tom Turkeys (calls) display the fans to try to attract a hen
Gobblers Spitting and Drumming - Calling All Turkeys - YouTube  |  Turkey photos
Cooper Hawk, Pewee calls, Barn Swallow nest,
In Bloom: False Indigo,
Yellow Lady's Slippers, Showy Lady's Slippers, Columbine,
Fruits: Black Walnut (still green and small),

in Bloomington, MN
Hooded Merganser female, Wood Ducks, Tree Swallows, Common Yellowthroat calls,
Gray Squirrel
Turtle nest (most likely)
Leech,

Nature Notes  2018

14390 180610  Final highlights Nadal vs Thiem - Roland-Garros - The 2018 French Open official site
Rafael Nadal vs Dominic Thiem Trophy Ceremony l RG 2018 Final - YouTube
Final highlights Halep vs Stephens - Roland-Garros - The 2018 French Open official site
Roland-Garros - The 2018 French Open official site
 
Tennis Grand Slams

14389 180610  Why People Live by Stromboli, Agung, and Other Active Volcanoes  National Geographic

14388 180609  Mormon handcart pioneers depart for Salt Lake City - Jun 09, 1856 - HISTORY.com
Handcart Pioneers path to Salt lake - The Best Documentary Ever - YouTube


14387 180609  GS Warriors vs Cleveland Cavaliers - Full Game Highlights Game 4 June 8, 2018 NBA Finals - YouTube 
The official site of the NBA | NBA.com
Sports  2018

14386 180609  Capitals clinch the Stanley Cup! - YouTube  June 7, 2018
Washington Capitals vs. Vegas Golden Knights | 2018 Stanley Cup Finals Game 5 Highlights - YouTube
Official Site of the National Hockey | League NHL.com
Stanley Cup Photos:  1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5
Sports  2018
 
14385 180609  "Sorry for posting so late."
Last 5 Laps - uncut -- 2018 Indianapolis 500 - YouTube
102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 - YouTube

Sunday of Memorial Day weekend    Indianapolis 500, Indianapolis, Indiana (IN)  
Sports  2018

14384 180609  Belmont Stakes 2018 I FULL RACE I Justify's Pursuit of the Triple Crown I NBC Sports - YouTube
Justify (horse) - Wikipedia
Sports  2018

14383 180608  June 8, 2018, Cloudy, 8:30 a.m.-    , Maplewood & Woodbury, MN
Blue Jay, Baltimore Orioles, Wood Ducks, Mallard Duck family: Mom with her ducklings of around 10, Chickadees (calls), Sora* calls, Red-winged Blackbirds, big Canada Goose family crossing the road just before our car; around 20 adults with about 10 goslings - goslings are getting bigger, Mourning Dove, Goldfinch (5), Tree Swallow (3), House Sparrow nest 
Sora - YouTube
Sora Overview, All About Birds, Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Marsh Birds: Sora - YouTube
104 - Studying the Sora Rail - YouTube
Gray Squirrels
Turtle nests
Ant Hills
Monarch caterpillar (the body length is still about 1 cm) on the underside of a Milkweed leaf
Dragonflies, Gnats, Mosquitoes,
Many spittlebugs 
spittlebug - YouTube

In Bloom:  Daisy Fleabane, Water Lily (close around 8:30 a.m.), Wild Geranium?, Canada Anemone, White Campion, Golden Alexander, Japanese Lilac,
Fruits: Elderberry, Boxelder, Ash

Nature Notes  2018

14382 180607  NASA Curiosity Rover Finds Building Blocks of Life on Mars  Popular Mechanics
 Astronomy
  
14381 180607  Weekend Box Office Results for June 1-3, 2018 - Box Office Mojo
Solo A Star Wars Story (2018) - IMDb  2  Deadpool 2 (2018) - IMDb  3  Adrift (2018) - IMDb
Weekend Box Office Results for May 25-28, 2018 - Box Office Mojo
Solo A Star Wars Story (2018) - IMDb  2 
Deadpool 2 (2018) - IMDb  3  Avengers: Infinity War (2018) - IMDb

14380 180607  Battle of Midway ends - Jun 07, 1942 - HISTORY.com
Battlefield S1-E3 - The Battle of Midway - YouTube
Battle of Midway - Wikipedia  June 4 - 7, 1942
WWII
 
14379 180607     born June 7, 1958     Prince
Biography.com  Prince
Prince - Topic - YouTube
Prince - When Doves Cry (Official Music Video) - YouTube
Prince - Purple Rain (Official Video) - YouTube
Prince (musician) - Wikipedia
  Prince Rogers Nelson, June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016, known by his mononym Prince, was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and actor, serving as a major figure in popular music for over three decades. ...
Prince - IMDb
Minnesota's Famous People 
Music  |  Minnesota 

14378 180606  CMT Awards 2018: Winners List | Billboard
Entertainment Calendar

14377 180606    June 6, 1944    D-Day   
General Dwight D. Eisenhower launches Operation Overlord - Jun 06, 1944 - HISTORY.com
General Dwight D. Eisenhower's D-Day Speech - YouTube
Operation Overlord & Neptune (D-Day documentary) - YouTube
Bloody Combat Footage In The Battle of Normandy – Rare Color Footage You've Never Seen Before [HD] - YouTube
Original D-Day footage US Troops storming the Beaches of Normandy - YouTube
*************************
Saving Private Ryan Omaha Beach - YouTube

Presidents    Franklin D. Roosevelt    #32    |    Dwight D. Eisenhower    #34
WWII

14376 180606   
June 5, 2018    Rain, 8 a.m.
Mallard Duck family: Mom with ducklings, Mallard Duck pair, Red-winged Blackbirds, Canada Goose family: Mom & Dad with only two goslings, many Canada Geese hanging out, Crow mobbing, Blue Jay,
Muskrat eats leaves off the tree branch, which hangs over the pond, Gray Squirrel, Cottontail Rabbit,
In Bloom: Waterlily (close on a rainy day?*), Canada Anemone

*
Why Flowers Close Up at Night | Nyctinasty

White water lily flower, nymphaea time lapse - YouTube
Flower structures protect pollen: - AskNature
BBC - Earth News - Raindrops drive flower evolution
Dandelions close to rain and night, preserving pollen and nectar Time Lapse - YouTube

Nature Notes  2018 

14375 180605  June 5, 2018  Sunny  Pileated Woodpecker calls, Red-bellied Woodpecker calls, Woodpecker drumming, Mallards, Cardinal pair, Common Yellowthroat (calls), Wood Duck, Egret, Warbling Vireo, Red-winged Blackbirds, Tree Swallow, female Hooded Merganser, female Turkey, Chickadee nest box, Red-eyed Vireo calls, Blue Jay calls
Deer (3 or 4), Gray Squirrel
a young Painted Turtle sunning on the log in a pond
Leopard frogs (2)
Butterfly: Tiger Swallowtail, Monarch, Red-spotted Purple
Dragonfly: Green Darner, Dragonfly (unidentified), Damselflies (hundreds)
In Bloom: Golden Alexander, Anemone, Spiderwort
Duckweed
June 4, 2018
Painted Turtle laying eggs,

Ant Hills,
Nature Notes  2018

14374 180605  The Funniest Slang Term From Every State  MSN
America

14373 180605  The Tiniest Town in Every State  MSN
America

14372 180605  Elvis rocks The Milton Berle Show - Jun 05, 1956 - HISTORY.com
Music

14371 180604  Express train crosses the nation in 83 hours - Jun 04, 1876 - HISTORY.com
Trains

 
14370 180604  First Hot-Air Balloon | The Greatest Moments in Flight
June 4, 1783

Hot Air Balloon ~ Montgolfier Brothers - YouTube

Aircraft - Airship, Blimp, Hot Air Balloon

14369 180603  Where to Find Good Cheap Breakfast in Every State  MSN
Restaurants  | 
America

14368 180603    born June 3, 1906    Josephine Baker
Joséphine Baker: The 1st Black Superstar - YouTube
Josephine Baker Biography - Biography

St. Louis, Missouri  |  France
Civil Rights  


14368 180603   Rock and roll is banned in Santa Cruz, California - Jun 03, 1956 - HISTORY.com
Music

14367 180603   President John Adams moves into a tavern in Washington, D.C. - Jun 03, 1800 - HISTORY.com
John & Abigail Adams Move into the President's Mansion - YouTube
President Adams leaves office - YouTube

Presidents    John Adams    #2

14366 180602   Identify Your Common Backyard Birds - YouTube
Rose-breasted Grosbeak - YouTube
Robin bird sound - call and song - YouTube
Red-eyed Vireo Portrait - YouTube
baltimore oriole - sounds, calls, and song - YouTube
Nature Notes  2018

14365 180602   Nature Notes, Craig’s Walk @ Bass Ponds, Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, June 2, 2018, 8 -10 a.m., Cloudy, Temp*: 66 degrees F at 6 a.m.; 61 degrees F at 12 p.m., humidity: 73 %
Oriole, Redstart, Song Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird, Bald Eagle, Goldfinch, Canada Goose, Mallard, Wood Duck, Least Flycatcher calls**, Willow Flycatcher (calls***), Cedar Waxwing, Egret (a flock of around 20), Blue Heron, Trumpeter Swan (5), Tree Swallow, Cormorant, Red-eyed Vireo calls, Gray-headed Cowbird (calls), Yellow-throated Vireo, Warbling Vireo calls, Woodpecker flying by, Grackle, Common Yellowthroat calls,
Deer
Turtle nest raided
Bumblebee
In Bloom: Wild Rose, Campion, Yarrow, Wild Geranium, Creeping Charlie, Dandelion,

Past Weather in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA — Yesterday or Further Back
** 
Least Flycatcher in Maine - YouTube
*** 
Willow Flycatcher – Fitz-bew! - YouTube
Red-eyed Vireo Portrait - YouTube
Yellow-throated Vireo Song - YouTube
Warbling Vireo - YouTube
Nature Notes  2018

14364 180602  Jupiter Season, Hawaiian Sky  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  June 2, 2018
Astronomy  |  Hawaii

14363 180602  Ray Charles takes country music to the top of the pop charts - Jun 02, 1962 - HISTORY.com
Ray Charles - I Can't Stop Loving You ( 1962 ) - YouTube
Ray Charles - Wikipedia 
September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004, an American singer-songwriter, musician, and composer. Among friends and fellow musicians he preferred being called "Brother Ray". He was often referred to as "The Genius". Charles was blind from the age of seven.
Music  


14362 180601 
June Calendar - Updated  June 1, 2018
June Calendar: Nationwide & Local 
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14361 180531  May 31, 2018  Tsutsuji Azalea  
A Japanese azalea garden, Daikozenji, Tsutsuji Tera - YouTube
AZALEA - Tatebayashi Gunma Japan - YouTube
TOKYO JAPAN 東京都・根津神社のツツジ Azalea festival 東京観光 花の名所案内 - YouTube
ツツジがいっぱい - YouTube  Tsutsuji Azalea
塩船観音つつじまつり2011.wmv - YouTube
  Tsutsuji Azalea Festival
2016 Kanuma Satsuki Festival - YouTube
"We're pretty sure that Tsutsuji blooms in April while Satsuki, in May."
Azalea - Wikipedia  Tsutsuji
Rhododendron - Wikipedia  Tsutsuji
Rhododendron indicum - Wikipedia  Satsuki

Info from Explore Japan Info

14360 180531  Ford signs agreement with Soviet Union - May 31, 1929 - HISTORY.com
Presidents    Herbert Hoover    #31

14359 180531  Deep Throat is revealed - May 31, 2005 - HISTORY.com
Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House Trailer #1 (2017) Movieclips Trailers - YouTube
Mark Felk, Aka Deep Throat Dead at 95 - YouTube
Mark Felt - Wikipedia 
August 17, 1913 – December 18, 2008, a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) special agent and the Bureau's Associate Director, the FBI's second-highest-ranking post, from May 1972 until his retirement from the FBI in June 1973. During his time as Associate Director, Felt served as an anonymous informant, nicknamed "Deep Throat," to reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein of The Washington Post.
Presidents    Richard Nixon    #37

14358 180530  These Are the Hottest Destinations for a Summer Vacation in 2018 | Travel + Leisure  04/24/2018
Travel 

14357 180530  Will Trump’s meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un happen now? - Vox
Presidents:    Donald Trump    #45

14356 180530  Galaxies Away  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  May 25, 2018
The Red Rectangle Nebula from Hubble
 "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  May 9, 2018
Astronomy

14355 180530  Christopher Marlowe killed in tavern brawl - May 30, 1593 - HISTORY.com
born February 26, 1564    Christopher Marlowe
Christopher Marlowe - Mini Biography - YouTube
Christopher Marlowe - Wikipedia
  also known as Kit Marlowe, 26 February 1564 – 30 May 1593, an English playwright, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era. Marlowe was the foremost Elizabethan tragedian of his day. He greatly influenced William Shakespeare, ...

14354 180530  Andrew Jackson kills Charles Dickinson in duel - May 30, 1806 - HISTORY.com
Andrew Jackson - Serial Duelist - YouTube
How Does A Duel Work? - YouTube
South Carolina - North Carolina
Presidents    Andrew Jackson    #7

14353 180529  Kris’ Walk  9 a.m. -   May 29, 2018, Sunny, Temperatures: 73 degrees F at 6 a.m. & 93 degrees F at 12 p.m. Humidity: 76 %
Roberts Bird Sanctuary
Robin babies on the nest, Robin, Grackle, Cowbird pair, Cardinal calls, Turkey calls, Great Horned Owlet, Canada Goose family: mom, dad, and 4 goslings, Downy Woodpecker, Hummingbird, Sharp-shinned Hawk (whitish)?
Deer, Raccoon, Chipmunk,
Monarch butterfly laying eggs (?), Bumblebee,
Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden & Theodore Wirth Park
Wood Duck, Indigo Bunting (calls*), Hummingbird, Canada Goose, Great-crested Flycatcher (calls), a Pileated Woodpecker male (calls), Downy Woodpecker, Nuthatch, American Goldfinch (calls**), Song Sparrow (calls), Common Yellowthroat calls, Oriole nest, Robin nest, Pewee calls, Mourning Dove,
Gray Squirrel
In Bloom: Highbush Cranberry, Forget-me-not, Marsh Marigold, Trillium, Yellow Lady’s Slipper, Spiderwort, False Indigo (blue), Buttercup (yellow), Partridge Pea
Horsetail (looking cool),

Indigo Bunting - YouTube
** 
American Goldfinch (male) singing - YouTube
Nature Notes  2018

14352 180529  Wisconsin enters the Union - May 29, 1848 - HISTORY.com    
Wisconsin

14351 180529     born May 29, 1917    John F. Kennedy    #35
John F. Kennedy | Biography.com
John F. Kennedy is born - May 29, 1917 - HISTORY.com
President John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address - YouTube
Massachusetts
Presidents:    John F. Kennedy    #35 

14350 180527  Coronal Rain on the Sun  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  May 27, 2018
Astronomy

14349 180527  Thomas Jefferson writes to John Adams - May 27, 1813 - HISTORY.com
Benjamin Rush - Wikipedia 
January 4, 1746 – April 19, 1813, a Founding Father of the United States.
Presidents:    John Adams    #2    |    Thomas Jefferson    #3


14348 180527  Coolidge signs Immigration Act of 1924 - May 26, 1924 - HISTORY.com
1924 Immigration Act - YouTube
Immigration Act of 1924 - Wikipedia
America

14347 180527     born May 26, 1949    Hank Williams Jr.   
Hank Williams, Jr. - Country Boys Can Survive (Official Music Video) - YouTube
Hank Williams Jr. - Topic - YouTube
Hank Williams Jr. - Wikipedia 
Randall Hank Williams, born May 26, 1949, known professionally as Hank Williams Jr., is an American singer, songwriter and musician. His musical style is often considered a blend of Southern rock, blues, and traditional country. He is the son of legendary country music singer Hank Williams and the father of Hank Williams III, Holly Williams,
Louisiana  |  Tennessee
Music


14346 180526  Czar Nicholas II crowned - May 26, 1896 - HISTORY.com
God Save the Czar: The Coronation of the Last Tsar, Nicholas II (May 26-14) 1896 - YouTube
Emperor Nicolas II's voice (recording).wmv Голос Николая II.mp3. - YouTube
Russian Leaders

14345 180526     May 26, 2018     Nature Notes from Matt’s Walk with Julie & Karen @ Arboretum, Chaska, MN
Sunny, around 70 - 90 degrees F, 8 - 10 a.m.
Great-crested Flycatcher (calls), Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Robin, Indigo Bunting (calls), Acadian Flycatcher (calls*), Common Yellowthroat, Phoebe calls, Red-eyed Vireo (calls**), Barn Swallow, Barn Swallow nest, Swamp Sparrow calls***, Red-winged Blackbird (calls), Northern Cardinal (calls), House Wren calls+
Chipmunk
Western Chorus Frog calls
Bumblebee, Black? Dragonfly (Identified, but we forgot the identified species) , Damselfly
In Bloom:  Small Yellow Lady's-slipper, Jack-in-the-pulpit, and many more
*    Acadian Flycatcher - YouTube 
**    
Red-eyed Vireo Portrait - YouTube

***    Swamp Sparrow - YouTube    |    Swamp Sparrow Portrait 2 - YouTube
+    House Wren Sings the song of the day - YouTube
Birds  |  Nature Notes 2018

14344 180524/0526  Minneapolis and St. Paul rank as top two park systems in the country - StarTribune.com  May 23, 2018
Minnesota  |  America
Nature Centers & Parks local 

14343 180524  May 24: "Nature at Our Doorstep" with Matt Schuth – Minnesota River Valley Audubon Chapter 
Speaker: Matt Schuth: Naturalist at the University of Minnesota, Landscape Arboretum
May 24, 2018, 7 p.m., @ Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge

"Show and Tell"  Fore example, Eggs: Giant Elephant Bird vs. Ostrich vs. Hummingbird
Fossil Giant Elephant Bird Egg - Bone Clones, Inc. - Osteological Reproductions
Eggs and nests: more different bird species
A cowbird's egg and Chipping Sparrow's eggs in the Chipping Sparrow's nest
Taxidermy birds: Pileated Woodpecker, Saw-whet Owl
Dead Hummingbird

Matt Schuth: Nature at Our Doorstep (Nodin Press, Minneapolis, 2017)  For more info, click Nature at Our Doorstep Observing Plants, Birds, Mammals, and Other Natural Phenomena Throughout the Year
28th Annual Midwest Book Awards Medalists Announced! MIPA


14342 180524  Top 50 Songs Of The Week - May 26, 2018 - YouTube 
Best Party Songs 2018 - YouTube
Music

14341 180524  Henry Plummer is elected sheriff of Bannack, Montana - May 24, 1863 - HISTORY.com
born 1832    Henry Plummer
The Hanging of Henry Plummer - YouTube
Stories of the Century HENRY PLUMMER complete show - YouTube
Henry Plummer - Wikipedia
 1832–1864, a prospector, lawman, and outlaw in the American West in the 1850s and 1860s, who was known to have killed several men, some in what was considered self-defense.
Maine  |  Montana

Outlaws  |  Wild West  (Old West) 

14340 180523  TOP 10 MUST SEE MOVIES (2017-2018) - YouTube
TOP UPCOMING COMEDY MOVIES Trailer (2018) - YouTube


Weekend Box Office Results for May 18-20, 2018 - Box Office Mojo
Deadpool 2 (2018) - IMDb   2  Avengers: Infinity War (2018) - IMDb  3  Book Club (2018) - IMDb


14339 180523     born May 23, 1810    Margaret Fuller
Margaret Fuller is born - May 23, 1810 - HISTORY.com

Margaret Fuller: Author, Educator, and Feminist - YouTube
Margaret Fuller - Wikipedia
  May 23, 1810 – July 19, 1850, an American journalist, critic, and women's rights advocate associated with the American transcendentalism movement.
Transcendentalism in a Nutshell - YouTube
Women in the 19th Century Crash Course US History #16 - YouTube
Massachusetts
Women's Rights


14338 180522  Spring Warbler Warm-up Quiz - YouTube
Bird sounds for kids - PART 1 - Bird Identification Children Learn Common City Birds and Fowls - YouTube
Raptor Bird of Prey - Bird sounds for kids PART 2 - Children Learn Birds of Prey (Raptors) - YouTube
Bird Song Hero
: The song learning game for everyone - YouTube
Bird Call Video - YouTube
The National Geographic Guide to Birding in North America The Great Courses - YouTube

Birding

14337 180522  Festival Of Birds Detroit Lakes MN Birding  May 16-19, 2018  Sorry late posting because we didn't know the event. Thank you for info, Pete and Gary, who attended the event.
Birding Without Borders | Noah Strycker | TEDxSalem - YouTube

Noah Strycker - Wikipedia
Birding


14336 180522     May 22, 2018     Nature Notes from Kris’ Walk @ Roberts Bird Sanctuary, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Sunny, around 60 degrees F, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Tennessee Warbler, Blackpoll Warbler, Canada Warbler, Connecticut Warbler (calls), Downy Woodpecker, Robin, Mallard, Caspian Tern, Oriole, Oriole nest, Hummingbird, Crow, Grackle, Yellow-throated Vireo* (calls), Gray-cheeked Thrush, Red-winged Blackbird, female Turkey
Yellow-throated Vireo Song - YouTube
Gray Squirrel, Deer
Green Darner dragonfly, Bumblebee, Anthill
In Bloom: Crabapple, Choke Cherry, Virginia Bluebells, Dandelion,
“Thank you for helping us write the notes, Julie, a naturalist”
in St. Paul
Red-tailed Hawk, Crow, Rock Pigeon
Nature Notes  2018 

14330 180520-0522    May 19, 2018    The Wedding of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex | The Royal Family    
Stand by Me | Prince Harry and Meghan Markle exchange vows - The Royal Wedding - BBC - YouTube
First kiss, epic carriage ride! | Prince Harry and Meghan Markle - The Royal Wedding - BBC - YouTube
FULL CEREMONY: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Royal Wedding - YouTube

Royal wedding 2018
: All the guests who attended
The Stunning Transformation Of Meghan Markle - YouTube

14335 180521  15 money traps that keep you living paycheck to paycheck  MSN

14334 180521  Soap star Susan Lucci wins first Emmy after 19 nominations - May 21, 1999 - HISTORY.com
Susan Lucci Wins an Emmy Award for Lead Actress - YouTube
All My Children (TV Series 1970–2011) - IMDb
All My Children - 1991 - Brooke Slaps Erica - YouTube

14333 180521     Sunday, May 20, 2018    Billboard Music Awards
Kelly Clarkson
| Billboard Music Awards Opening Medley Performance! - YouTube
[LIVE] BTS 'FAKE LOVE' - 2018 Billboard Music Awards - YouTube
Camila Cabello - Sangria Wine (Ft. Pharrell Williams) + Havana (Billboard Music Awards 2018) - YouTube
Khalid & Normani - Love Lies (live at 2018 Billboard Music Awards) - YouTube
Dua Lipa - New Rules (Live at 2018 Billboard Music Awards) - YouTube
Christina Aguilera - Fall In Line ft. Demi Lovato Live on Billboard Music Awards 2018 - YouTube
Ariana Grande - No Tears Left To Cry (Live From The Billboard Music Awards - 2018) - YouTube
Janet Jackson Billboard Icon Award 2018 Performance - YouTube
2018 Billboard Music Awards Winners Recap - YouTube
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