30 March 2024

Take a Walk in the Park Day – That sounds lovely! Where’s the best park in your neighborhood?

Doctor Day – Thank you, doctors, for the long hours you put in, your compassion, and for helping us feel better!

Pencil Day – Whether you’re an artist who sketches in pencil or a student who uses a pencil, celebrate this amazing wood tool that is often overlooked.

Birthdays! Saturday, March, 30th:

  • Anna Sitar, 27 – TikTok star who’s dating another TikTok star, Josh Brubaker
  • Anitta, 31 – “Girl From Rio” Latin singer
  • Thomas Rhett, 34 – Country superstar! He is also a girl dad with 4 daughters! 
  • Richard Sherman, 36 –  All-Pro NFL cornerback who won a Super Bowl with the Seattle Seahawks. He’s now hosting The Richard Sherman Podcast!
  • Justin Moore, 40 – “Kinda Don’t Care” country singer from Arkansas
  • Norah Jones, 45  “Don’t Know Why” and “Come Away with Me” singer
  • Mark Consuelos, 53 – Actor and Kelly Ripa’s better half
  • Celine Dion, 56 – ICON and one of the greatest voices of our time. She’s been quietly battling Stiff-Person Syndrome after being diagnosed in 2022.
  • Piers Morgan, 59 – Controversial British broadcaster
  • Tracy Chapman, 60 – “Fast Car” singer who recently performed her classic song with Luke Combs at the 2024 Grammys
  • Ian Ziering, 60 – Beverly Hills 90210 alum
  • MC Hammer, 62 –  “You Can’t Touch This”
  • Paul Reiser, 67- Dr. Owens on Stranger Things
  • Eric Clapton, 80 – Rock legend
  • Warren Beatty, 87 – Hollywood legend
  • Vincent van Gogh – (1853 – 1890)

Saturday in History:

  • 1858: Philadelphia genius Hymen Lipman patented the First Pencil with an Eraser
  • 1870: The 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution went into effect, Giving Black Men the Right to Vote
  • 1964: Jeopardy! premiered on NBC
  • 1974: John Denver has his first #1 hit with “Sunshine On My Shoulders”
  • 1981: President Ronald Reagan is shot in the chest outside a Washington, D.C. hotel by a deranged drifter named John Hinckley Jr.
  • 1985: Phil Collins scores his second #1 hit as a solo artist: “One More Night.”
  • 1987:  Prince released his ninth album,Sign of the Times
  • 1988: Tim Burton’s Beetlejuice was released
  • 2001: The Detroit Free Press breaks the news that Jack and Meg White of The White Stripes are not siblings but former husband and wife.
  • 2001: At 15 years, 9 months, American swimmer Michael Phelps breaks the 200m butterfly world record at the US World Championship trials.
  • 2004: Jennifer Garner divorces actor Scott Foley due to irreconcilable differences after nearly 4 years of marriage
  • 2005: Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica’s three-season run comes to an end on MTV. Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey are on the brink of divorce. The marriage is officially over the following June.
  • 2006: Britney Spears plays a ditzy TV host on the “Buy, Buy Baby” episode of Will & Grace.
  • 2007: Jay-Z sells his clothing company, Rocawear, to Iconix for $204 million
  • 2018: Ashley McBryde’s first major-label album, Girl Going Nowhere, and Kacey Musgraves’s album Golden Hour were released
  • 2021: Demi Lovato reveals she is pansexual during an edition of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast