24 November 2023

  •  Black Friday – Get to shopping and grab those holiday deals!
  • Leftovers Day – You know the assignment.
  • Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day –  Do you have a unique talent?
  • Buy Nothing Day – Find new adventures without spending money!
  • Flossing Day – Do it for your dentist.

Birthdays! Friday, November, 24th:

  • Sarah Hyland, 33 – She’s Haley on Modern Family
  • Katherine Heigl, 45 – Grey’s Anatomy and Knocked Up actress
  • Colin Hanks, 46 –  Acting is in the family DNA as the son of Tom Hank and Rita Wilson
  • Chad Taylor, 53 – Guitarist from the band Live
  • Dawn Robinson, 55 –  Founding member of En Vogue 
  • Terry Lewis, 67 – Super producer of Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, who gave us most of Janet Jackson’s biggest hits!

Friday In History:

  • 1877:  Black Beauty by Anna Sewell was published.
  • 1960: Philadelphia Warrior Wilt Chamberlain sets NBA rebound record by grabbing 55 rebounds against the Boston Celtics
  • 1963: Jack Ruby shot and killed President Kennedy’s suspected assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald. 
  • 1976: Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Jessi Colter, and Tompall Glaser collaboration Wanted! The Outlaws becomes the first country album certified Platinum
  • 1979: “No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)” by Barbra Streisand & Donna Summer becomes the first duet between two women to hit #1 in the US
  • 1991: Legendary Queen singerFreddie Mercury died of pneumonia brought on by AIDS.  He was 45.
  • 1993: Robin Williams and Sally Fields’ Mrs. Doubtfire hit theaters
  • 1999: Buzz and Woody come back in Toy Story 2
  • 2001: Melanie Thornton, the lead singer for La Bouche, dies in a plane crash near Zurich, Switzerland, at age 34
  • 2005: Pat Morita died of natural causes at the age of 73.  He was best known as Mr. Miyagi in the Karate Kid movies and Arnold on Happy Days
  • 2009: Donny Osmond won the ninth season of Dancing with the Stars. Mya was the runner-up, and Kelly Osbourne was in third place.
  • 2012 “Gangnam Style” became the most viewed YouTube video, surpassing 808 million views
  • 2014: Eminem releases the two-disc compilation album, Shady XV
  • 2018: Kane Brown’s Experiment hits #1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart