It’s Sunday 24 March 2024

Today is…

  • Cheesesteak Day – Bite into this fabulous, juicy sandwich on a hoagie roll with no regrets!
  • Chocolate Covered Raisins Day – Dark or milk chocolate? Either way, if you like them, grab a handful and celebrate this delicious treat!
  • Cocktail Day – Celebrate the weekend with your favorite cocktail!

Birthdays! Sunday, March 24th:

  • Damar Hamlin, 26 – Buffalo Bills safety
  • Finn Jones, 36 – Game of Thrones actor and Danny Rand on Marvel’s Iron Fist
  • Val Chmerkovskiy, 38 – DWTS pro dancer and little brother to Maksim 
  • Chris Bosh, 40 – Former NBA power forward for the Miami Heat
  • Jessica Chastain, 47  –  Oscar Award-Winning Actress for her role in The Eyes of Tammy Faye. She also starred in Showtimes George & Tammy.
  • Peyton Manning, 48 – Retired Super Bowl champion quarterback and host of Manningcast with brother Eli
  • Alyson Hannigan, 50 –  That “One Time at Band Camp” girl  actress from American Pie
  • Jim Parsons, 51 – Sheldon on The Big Bang Theory
  • The Undertaker, 59 –  WWE superstar
  • Nena, 64 – German singer who gave us “99 Red Balloons”
  • Tommy Hilfiger, 73 – Fashion Designer
  • Louie Anderson ( 1953 – 2022) Legendary comedian and Family Feud host

Sunday in History:

  • 1837: Canada gives its black citizens the right to vote
  • 1956: Billboard Magazine released its first album charts based on sales.
  • 1972: The Godfather was released, starring Marlon Brando as Vito Corleone and Al Pacino as his son Michael Corleone.
  • 1977: Fleetwood Mac released “Dreams” from their eleventh studio album Rumours, which became their first and only US No.1 hit single.
  • 1986: Van Halen released their seventh studio album, 5150, their first album to top the US chart.
  • 1986: Lionel Richie wins the Academy Award for Best Song for “Say You, Say Me.”
  • 1989: Exxon Valdez crashes, causing one of the worst oil spills in history
  • 1990: Alannah Myles “Black Velvet” hit #1 in the US
  • 2002: Halle Berry becomes the first Black woman to win the Best Actress Academy Award for Monster, and Denzel Washington wins Best Actor for Training Day
  • 2005: The Office premieres on NBC
  • 2006: Hannah Montana premiered on The Disney Channel.
  • 2016: Comedian Garry Shandling died at age 66.