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4 February 2024 – History, birthdays, and more…

  • Homemade Soup – Soup is a winter staple and ultimate comfort food. What is your favorite soup?
  • World Cancer Day – Honor those who lost their battle to cancer and those who are still fighting.
  • Sweater Day – It’s definitely sweater weather these days, so get cozy in your favorite sweater today.
  • Thank A Mailman Carrier Day – Before Amazon was delivering to your doorstep, your mailman has been your person! Thank them today for all they do.

Birthdays, Sunday, February 4th:

  • Hannah Godwin, 29 – Reality star who appeared on Season 23 of The Bachelor
  • Gavin DeGraw, 47 – Known for his hit “I Don’t Want To Be”
  • Cam’ron, 48 – “Hey Ma” Rapper
  • Natalie Imbruglia, 49 – Singer who’s “Torn”
  • Oscar De La Hoya, 51 – Legendary boxer known as the “Golden Boy”
  • Hunter Biden, 54 – President Joe Biden’s son
  • Clint Black, 62 – The man in the cowboy hat!
  • Alice Cooper, 76 – Rock legend!
  • Dan Quayle, 77 – Former Vice President and author
  • Rosa Parks  (1913 – 2005) Civil rights activist who became known as “The first lady of civil rights” after she was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus in 1955. 

Sunday in History:

  • 1789: George Washington was unanimously elected the first President of the United States
  • 1938: Disney released Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  • 1969: John Madden is named head coach of the NFL’s Oakland Raiders.   
  • 1977: Fleetwood Mac releases Rumors. The album would win a Grammy for Album of The Year.
  • 1983: Singer Karen Carpenter died at age 32 from anorexia.
  • 1986:  Janet Jackson releases her album Control
  • 1987: One of the highest-paid entertainers in the world, Liberace, dies at 67 from Aids.
  • 1991: Alex Trebek becomes the first person to host three American game shows at the same time (Jeopardy!, Classic Concentration, To Tell the Truth)
  • 1993: The Boston Celtics retired Larry Bird’s number, 33
  • 2004: A website called, The Facebook, was launched by a Harvard sophomore named Mark Zuckerberg
  • 2007: The Indianapolis Colts beat the Chicago Bears in Super Bowl 41, with a score of 29-17.  Peyton Manning was the MVP.  Prince rocked the halftime show by performing a medley of his hits in the rain!
  • 2019: Steven Tyler opens a Janie’s House shelter for abused women in Memphis