26 November 2023 Is….

Today is Blue Christmas – Show your support for our first responders, our men and women in blue, and all of those in the medical field who keep us safe and make the holiday season special. It is also Cake Day – Life is better with cake! Visit your local bakery or bake a cake at home!  What’s your favorite type of cake?

Birthdays! Sunday, November 26th:

  • Rita Ora, 33 – British singer, songwriter, and actress. She married to director Taika Waititi 
  • Natasha Bedingfield, 42 –  “Pocket Full of Sunshine” singer
  • DJ Khaled, 48 –  “Another One” He does it all!
  • Tina Turner ( 1939 – 2023)  Legendary singer who was “Simply The Best”

Sunday In History: 

  • 1789: 1st national Thanksgiving in America
  • 1842: The University of Notre Dame was founded.
  • 1865:  Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll is published in America
  • 1941: President Franklin D Roosevelt established that Thanksgiving Day would be the fourth Thursday in November.
  • 1956: The Price Is Right was first broadcast on CBS
  • 1989: MTV’s acoustic showcase Unplugged premieres with an episode featuring Squeeze. Jules Shear hosts the first season.
  • 1991: Michael Jackson releases Dangerous, his eighth studio album.
  • 1994: Boyz II Men make it 14 weeks at #1 with “I’ll Make Love To You,” tying Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You” for the longest-running #1 in Hot 100 history
  • 2003: Eddie Murphy’s The Haunted Mansion hit theaters
  • 2003: Billy Bob Thorton’s Bad Santa opened in theaters
  • 2010: Willie Nelson is arrested in Sierra Blanca, Texas, for possession of six ounces of marijuana. He is released after posting a $2,500 bond
  • 2014: Penguins of Madagascar, the spinoff film, was released
  • 2021: Cody Johnson’s Human: The Double Album was released