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NFL 2018 Regular Season Schedule - NFL.com
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How To Help After Indonesia's Earthquake And Tsunami | NPR  10/02/2018
Indonesia tsunami: Death toll rises as rescuers lose signs of life beneath hotel debris - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Nobel Prizes and Laureates - NobelPrize.org  All Nobel Prizes

MLB Playoff Picture Update MLB.com  2018

2018–19 NHL season - Wikipedia 
October 3, 2018, and will end on April 6, 2019
Official Site of the National Hockey League NHL.com

2018–19 NBA season - Wikipedia 
October 16, 2018, and end on April 10, 2019
The official site of the NBA NBA.com

National Hispanic Heritage Month 2018  September 15 to October 15
National Hispanic Heritage Month - Wikipedia
  September 15 to October 15

October 31st.    Halloween  Letter | レター  010, 011, 096, 141, 172   Photos: Halloween Photos (フォト)
Top 10 Horror Movies of All Time - YouTube
50 HALLOWEEN COSTUME IDEAS! - YouTube
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown - Clip - YouTube

Top 10 Movies to Watch on Halloween - YouTube
Top 11 New Halloween Classics - Nostalgia Critic - YouTube

America's Best Fall Getaways (Fall Foliage and Travel Video) - YouTube

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Latin American Music Awards of 2018 - Wikipedia  Oct. 25, 2018



14828 181020  Three members of the southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd die in a Mississippi plane crash - HISTORY  Oct. 20, 1977
Simple Man - Lynyrd Skynyrd - Lyrics HD - YouTube
Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama - YouTube
Lynyrd Skynyrd - Freebird - 7-2-1977 - Oakland Coliseum Stadium (Official) - YouTube
Lynyrd Skynyrd - October 20, 1977 - YouTube
What Happened to Lynyrd Skynyrd? - YouTube
1977 Mississippi CV-240 crash - Wikipedia

Lynyrd Skynyrd - Wikipedia  1964
Florida  |  Mississippi  |  Music

14827 181020  Sydney Opera House opens - HISTORY  Oct. 20, 1973
Sydney Opera House - Wikipedia

14826 181019  'Eye-cloud' Stunning photos show incredible 'face-shaped' cloud formation - Fox News  10/19/2018

14825 181019  WATCH: Antarctic ice makes frightening 'singing' sounds - Fox News  10/18/2018

14824 181019  Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown - Oct 19, 1781 - HISTORY.com
The Surrender of Yorktown 1781 - YouTube
The World Turned Upside Down - YouTube
The World Turned Upside Down - Wikipedia
Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess and 2nd Earl Cornwallis British general and statesman Britannica.com
Yorktown, Virginia

14823 181019  Napoleon retreats from Moscow - Oct 19, 1812 - HISTORY.com
Napoleon's invasion of Russia visualized - YouTube


14822 181018  Boban Marjanovic Full Highlights Clippers vs Nuggets 2018.10.17 - 18 Pts, 8 Reb - YouTube
Detroit Pistons New (Backup Center)Boban Marjanovic Dunk Compilation - YouTube
Boban Marjanović - Wikipedia 
born August 15, 1988, a Serbian professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Why The Most Efficient Scorer In NBA History Is Stuck On The Bench - FiveThirtyEight
Meet the European Behemoth Who Risked an NBA Contract to Play a Bitter Rival - Bleacher Report Latest News, Videos and Highlights:
7'3" Serbian giraffe Boban Marjanovic. Owner of a 7'8" wingspan and 9'7" standing reach
Sports  2018 

14821 181018  Virginia mother bear and 2 cubs hiding in tree cause street closure in neighborhood - Fox News  10/18/2018
Mother Bear and two cubs swimming at the beach so cute # 3 ✔ - YouTube
Mammals > Bears

14820 181018  The United States formally takes possession of Alaska from Russia - Oct 18, 1867 - HISTORY.com
U.S. takes possession of Alaska - HISTORY
Seward's Day - Wikipedia
Alaska Day - Wikipedia

Alaska

14819 181018  Ferdinand and Isabella marry - Oct 18, 1469 - HISTORY.com 
Columbus Ships

14818 181018  R&B legends the Drifters earn a #1 pop hit with Save the Last Dance For Me” - Oct 17, 1960 - HISTORY.com
Save the last dance for me - The Drifters - YouTube
The Drifters-Save The Last Dance For Me Lyrics - YouTube
The Drifters - Topic - YouTube
The Drifters - Wikipedia  1953- present
The Drifters | Rock & Roll Hall of Fame  1988
New York  |  Music


14817 181017  Olympic protestors stripped of their medals - Oct 17, 1968 - HISTORY.com
Those Raised Fists Still Resonate, 50 Years Later - Code Switch - NPR  10/16/2018
1968 Olympics Black Power salute - Wikipedia
Tommie Smith-John Carlos 2008 Arthur Ashe Courage Award Pt1 - YouTube
Tommie Smith-John Carlos 2008 Arthur Ashe Courage Award Pt2 - YouTube
Tommie Smith - Wikipedia 
born June 6, 1944, an American former track & field athlete and wide receiver in the American Football League. At the 1968 Summer Olympics, Smith, aged 24, won the 200-meter sprint finals and gold medal in 19.83 seconds – the first time the 20-second barrier was broken legally. His Black Power salute with John Carlos atop the medal podium to protest racism and injustice against African-Americans in the United States caused controversy,
John Carlos - Wikipedia 
born June 5, 1945, an American former track and field athlete and professional football player. He was the bronze-medal winner in the 200 meters at the 1968 Summer Olympics, and his Black Power salute on the podium with Tommie Smith caused much political controversy.
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The Story Behind The White Guy In This Historic Photo - YouTube
Peter Norman - Wikipedia 
15 June 1942 – 3 October 2006, an Australian track athlete. He won the silver medal in the 200 metres at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, with a time of 20.06 seconds which remains the Oceanian 200 metres record. ...  He is the third athlete pictured in a famous photograph of the 1968 Olympics Black Power salute during the medal ceremony for the 200-metre event, where he wore a badge of the Olympic Project for Human Rights in support of fellow athletes John Carlos and Tommie Smith. Norman faced backlash in Australia for his part in the protest, ...
Human Rights / Civil Rights

14816 181016  The Scale of the Universe Interactive  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  October 7, 2018
Astronomy


14815 181016  The Long March - HISTORY  Oct. 16, 1934
Long March - Wikipedia


14814 181016     born October 15, 1881    P. G. Wodehouse 
P.G. Wodehouse is born - Oct 15, 1881 - HISTORY.com
Full Episode Jeeves and Wooster S01 E1 In court after the boat race - YouTube
Jeeves - Wikipedia
Jeeves and Wooster - Wikipedia
P. G. Wodehouse - Wikipedia 
KBE, 15 October 1881 – 14 February 1975, an English author and one of the most widely read humorists of the 20th century.
P.G. Wodehouse - IMDb
Jeeves and Wooster (TV Series 1990–1993) - IMDb


14813 181016     R.I.P.    October 15, 2018    Paul Allen
Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Dies At 65 - NPR
born
January 21, 1953    Paul Allen
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen's death leaves Bill Gates 'heartbroken' - YouTube
Paul Allen on Gates, Microsoft - YouTube
Paul Allen - Wikipedia 
January 21, 1953 – October 15, 2018, an American business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He co-founded the technology company Microsoft alongside Bill Gates in 1975.
Seattle, Washington

14812 181016  NBA Power Rankings Warriors open 2018-19 season on top where they belong; LeBron's Lakers crack the top 10 - CBSSports.com
2018–19 NBA season - Wikipedia  October 16, 2018, and end on April 10, 2019
The official site of the NBA NBA.com
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2018–19 NHL season - Wikipedia  October 3, 2018, and will end on April 6, 2019
Official Site of the National Hockey League NHL.com

Sports  2018

14811 181015  49ers vs. Packers Week 6 Highlights NFL 2018 - YouTube  Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 @ Packers, Wisconsin
Kansas City Chiefs remain at No. 1 in Week 7 power rankings - NFL Videos
Chiefs vs. Patriots Week 6 Highlights NFL 2018 - YouTube
Cardinals vs. Vikings Week 6 Highlights NFL 2018 - YouTube
NFL 2018 Regular Season Schedule - NFL.com
Sports  2018

14810 181014  Chuck Yeager Breaks the Sound Barrier -- X-1 -- 1947 - YouTube  October 14, 1947
Yeager breaks sound barrier - HISTORY  
Chuck Yeager - Pilot, Military Leader - Biography.com 
born February 13, 1923    Chuck Yeager
Chuck Yeager - Wikipedia 
born February 13, 1923, a former United States Air Force officer, flying ace, and record-setting test pilot. In 1947, he became the first pilot confirmed to have exceeded the speed of sound in level flight.
West Virginia  |  Airplane


14809 181014     October 14, 2018     Nature Notes, St. Paul, MN, Snow/Cloudy
Blue Jays (calls), a Chickadee (calls), Crows, a Gull, Canada Geese, Mallard Ducks, a flock of several dark brown small birds (Juncos?), Wood Ducks, Gadwalls,
Gray Squirrels,
Flowers: New England Aster, Hawkweed?,
Fruits/Seeds: Highbush Cranberry, Ironwood,
Fall Colors, Fallen Leaves on the trail, Duckweed

Nature Notes  2018 

14808 181014  Photos: Quick burst of October snow in southern Minnesota | MPR News
The first snow of the season, The Twin Cities metro area, Oct. 14, 2018

14807 181014     R.I.P.    October 13, 2018 (aged 102)    William "Bill" Coors   
William “Bill” Coors, former brewing industry leader, dies at 102 | FOX31 Denver
born August 11, 1916    William Coors
William Coors - Wikipedia 
August 11, 1916 – October 13, 2018, a grandson of Adolph Coors (1847–1929), founder of the Coors Brewing Company. ...  Coors was respected in the industry for his ability in packaging, bottling, and engineering. He is credited with pioneering the recyclable two-piece aluminum can, which is now standard throughout the industry.
Colorado

14806 181013  The 50 Best American Beers  MSN, Popular Mechanics, 07/31/2018
Drinks  | 
America   

14805 181013     born October 13, 1941    Paul Simon
Paul Simon: Fathers, Sons, Troubled Water by Daniel Drake | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books  10/13/2018
Paul Simon - Topic - YouTube
The Sound of Silence (Original Version from 1964) - YouTube
Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water - YouTube
Paul Simon - Wikipedia 
born October 13, 1941, an American singer-songwriter and actor. Simon's musical career has spanned seven decades, with his fame and commercial success beginning as half of the duo Simon & Garfunkel (originally known as Tom & Jerry), formed in 1956 with Art Garfunkel. Simon was responsible for writing nearly all of the pair's songs, including three that reached number one on the U.S. singles charts: "The Sound of Silence", "Mrs. Robinson", and "Bridge over Troubled Water".
New Jersey  |  New York
Music


14804 181013  B’nai B’rith founded - Oct 13, 1843 - HISTORY.com --- the oldest Jewish service organization in the world, in New York, New York
B'nai B'rith International - B'nai B'rith International
B'nai B'rith - Wikipedia


14803 181012  Scientists in China breed mice from two females - CNN

14802 181012  The origin of Oktoberfest - Oct 12, 1810 - HISTORY.com
Tradition and beer the Oktoberfest  videos, Deutsche Welle, 09/29/2018 (2017?)
Oktoberfest

14801 181012  Compared: Apple News versus Google News and Microsoft News -- which is the best for you?

14800 181012  Melania Trump | The White House
Who Is Melania Trump? - The New Yorker  May 9, 2016 Issue
Melania Trump - Wikipedia 
born April 26, 1970, a Slovenian-American former fashion model and, as wife of the 45th U.S. President Donald Trump, the current First Lady of the United States.
Melania: I'm one of the most bullied people  CNN, Oct. 2018
Presidents:    Donald Trump    #45

14799 181012  National Hispanic Heritage Month 2018  September 15 to October 15
National Hispanic Heritage Month - Wikipedia
  September 15 to October 15 
Celebrating Roberto Clemente  Google Doodle  Oct. 12, 2018
Clemente, Roberto | Baseball Hall of Fame
Roberto Clemente - Wikipedia 
August 18, 1934 – December 31, 1972 (aged 38), a Puerto Rican professional baseball right fielder who played 18 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Pittsburgh Pirates.  ...  Clemente was involved in charity work in Latin American and Caribbean countries during the off-seasons, often delivering baseball equipment and food to those in need. On December 31, 1972, he died in a plane crash while en route to deliver aid to earthquake victims in Nicaragua.

14798 181011 What Melania’s trip to Africa says about US foreign policy under Trump - Vox  Oct. 9, 2018
U.S. First Lady Melania Trump Africa Trip - Straight Talk Africa  VOA, Oct. 10, 2018
Presidents:    Donald Trump    #45

14797 181011 Saturday Night Live debuts - HISTORY  10/11/1975  New York
Top 10 Saturday Night Live Sketches - YouTube
Top 10 Saturday Night Live Characters - YouTube
Sean Spicer Press Conference (Melissa McCarthy) - SNL - YouTube
Saturday Night Live - NBC.com
New York

14796 181011 From the Vault: 2002 Authorization for Military Force in Iraq - YouTube   Oct. 11, 2002
The Iraq Invasion Archive-Robert Byrd-I weep for my country - YouTube
Oct. 2002 Congressional Votes Authorizing the President to Use Military Force Against Iraq - US - Iraq War - ProCon.org
Robert Byrd - Wikipedia 
  
Iraq War

14795 181011  Yellow fever breaks out in Philadelphia - HISTORY  Oct. 11, 1793
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
14599 180813 
First victim of Memphis yellow-fever epidemic dies - Aug 13, 1878 - HISTORY.com
Yellow Fever - YouTube
Memphis, Tennessee, New York City, Philadelphia, New Orleans
 

14791 181010-1011  American Music Awards on ABC, Oct. 9, 2018, Microsoft Theater, LA, California
Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin - I Like It [2018 American Music Awards] - YouTube
Dua Lipa - One Kiss - Electricity [2018 American Music Awards] - YouTube
Taylor Swift Opening Performance At American Music Awards 2018 - YouTube
Best of the AMAs 2018: Ciara, Cardi B, Mariah Carey, and more - YouTube
American Music Awards of 2018 - Wikipedia
American Music Awards - Wikipedia
The American Music Awards (AMA)


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