Pizza Day!

  • Pizza Day – Let’s hear it for pizza! Thin crust, deep dish, extra sauce. What kind of pizza do you like to eat?
  • Safer Internet Day – Great day to check up on things especially your kids computers.  Make sure those “safe searches” is on. Take a quick course and educate yourself and safety tools that are available.
  • Toothache Day – Don’t ignore that toothache. Today is a reminder of the importance of dental care. 

Birthdays! February, 9

Michael B. Jordan,  34 - "Black Panther"
Rose Leslie, 34 - Scottish lass who played Ygritte, Jon Snow's wildling lover on "Game of Thrones".  Now she's Maia Rindellon "The Good Fight".
Tom Hiddleston, 40 - Loki in "Thor" and "The Avengers" 
Travis Tritt, 58 - Country superstar
Joe Pesci,  78
Carole King, 79

Today In History:

1870: US Army establishes US National Weather Service
1895: Volleyball invented by W G Morgan in Massachusetts
1960: The official groundbreaking ceremony is held for the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The first star to be dedicated on the historic walkway belonged to the actress Joanne Woodward.
1960: Coors brewery heir, Adolph Coors is kidnapped, held for ransom before being shot to death.
1964: The Beatles appear on the Ed Sullivan Show, making their first live US TV appearance.
1971: Believed to be the 1st gay theme TV episode - All in the Family
1981: "Rock Around the Clock" singer Bill Haley died of a heart attack at age 55.
1985: Madonna's album "Like a Virgin" goes #1 for 3 weeks
1992:  Magic Johnson came out of retirement to play in the NBA All-Star Game. His first competitive basketball game since retiring on November 7th, 1991, after finding out he was HIV positive. 
2011:  Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday album reaches number one on the Billboard 200 in its eleventh week on the chart