Happy Hot Chocolate Day

Sunday, January, 31st

  • Hot Chocolate Day – Top your cup of hot chocolate with marshmallows your whipped cream.
  • Backwards Day – Have breakfast for dinner, say “goodbye” to everyone you meet or even wear your clothes backwards.
  • Eat Brussel Sprouts Day – Can you stomach brussel sprouts? They’re high in iron and vitamins A,C and E.
  • Scotch Tape Day – Besides wrapping presents, Scotch tape is good for picking up little pieces of glass or lint.

Birthdays, Sunday, January, 31st

  • Justin Timberlake, 40
  • Kerry Washington, 44
  •  Minnie Driver, 51
  • MLB pitching legend Nolan Ryan is 74
  • Sex Pistols’ Johnny Rotten is 65

Today in History: Sunday, January 31st 

  • 1865: Congress passes the 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery in America.
  • 1956: Elvis Presley signs with the William Morris Agency in order to make himself available to film studios.
  • 1970: The Jackson 5’s debut single, “I Want You Back,” hits #1 in America
  • 1971: The Jackson 5 are given the key to their hometown of Gary, Indiana, by Mayor Robert Pastrick. 
  • 1999Family Guy premieres on Fox.
  • 1999: Cher sings the national anthem at Super Bowl XXXIII in Miami; Stevie Wonder performs at the halftime show.
  • 2000:  Faith Hill sings the National Anthem at Super Bowl XXXIV, which the Rams win over the Titans.
  • 2000: The NFL’s Ray Lewis is indicted on murder and aggravated-assault charges after a fight leads to the stabbing deaths of two people.
  • 2008: Britney Spears’ family helps orchestrate an intervention that lands her in the psychiatric ward of UCLA’s hospital.