Potato Chip & Pi Day!

  • Potato Chip Day – Utz Snacks is celebrating by giving one lucky winner six subscription shipments of their favorite chips and an Ultimate FavorUtz Prize Pack!  Enter before March 15th at www.utzsnacks.com.
  • Daylight Saving Time – Don’t forget to move your clock ahead one hour on Sunday for some extra sunshine!
  • Pi Day –  Celebrates the pi symbol (π) and it’s first digits 3.14 today! Pi  represents the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter.
  • Check Your Batteries Day – Make sure those batteries in your smoke, fire and carbon monoxide alarms are fresh Sunday.

Sunday In History:

  • 1923 US President Warren G. Harding becomes the first president to pay taxes.  
  • 1950 The FBI’s “10 Most Wanted Fugitives” program begins.
  • 1964 Dallas, Texas; Jack Ruby is sentenced to death for Lee Harvey Oswald’s murder.  
  • 1967 JFK’s body is moved from temporary grave to a permanent memorial. 
  • 1972: California Governor Ronald Reagan grants a pardon to Merle Haggard, absolving him of his 1957 burglary that sent him to prison for three years.
  • 1973 Future US Senator John McCain is released after spending over five years in a North Vietnamese prisoner of war camp.  
  • 1980: On his 47th birthday, Quincy Jones is awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • 1982: At Radio City in Anaheim, California, Metallica play their first-ever show. Their first song is “Hit The Lights.”
  • 1987 NY Met Darryl Strawberry charges Red Sox pitcher Al Nipper during spring training exhibition game and causes a bench clearing brawl.  
  • 1989: De La Soul release their debut album, 3 Feet High and Rising. It becomes a hip-hop landmark, establishing a mellow, groovy new style.
  • 1998: Backstreet Boys appear on Saturday Night Live for the first time, performing “As Long As You Love Me” “Quit Playing Games”
  • 2004 WrestleMania XX, Madison Square Garden, NYC: Chris Benoit wins Triple Threat title match with Triple H and Shawn Michaels  
  • 2017 The world’s oldest golf club Muirfield in Scotland, votes to admit women as members for 1st time in 273 years.
  • 2018 Physicist Stephen Hawking dies at 76
  • 2018 NASA’s twin study finds that Scott Kelly is no longer identical to his twin brother after one year in space, 7% of his genes are altered.
  • 2018 US students across America commemorate the Parkland, Florida high school shooting with mass walkouts across the country.

Birthdays! Sunday, March, 14

  • Simone Biles, 24 – 4-time Gold Medal Olympian gymnast
  • Ansel Elgort, 27 – Carrie/Baby Driver actor
  • Este Haim, 35 – Haim singer/bassist
  • Taylor Hanson, 38 – The middle brother in Hanson.

Chris Klein, 42 –  Oz in the “American Pie” movies

  • Kristian Bush, 51 –  Sugarland
  • Billy Crystal, 73 When Harry Met Sally actor and know as the voice of Mike Wazowski in Disney/Pixar’s Monsters, Inc.
  • Quincy Jones, 88 – Legendary producer who created the best selling album of all time, Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”
  • Kirby Puckett  (1960 – 2006)  Minnesota Twins legend.
  • Albert Einstein (1879-1955) Legendary theoretical physicist