Today is….

  • Pasta Day – YUMMY! 
  • Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day – Declutter your desktop, back-up your files. A great day to get organized!

BIRTHDAYS: Sunday October, 17

Witney Carson, 28 - Professional dance.  She won the 19th season with Alfonso Ribeiro on "Dancing with the Stars"
Rebecca Robertson, 33 - "Duck Dynasty" star
Felicity Jones, 38 - Rogue One actress
Holly Holm, 40 - MMA fighter who gave Ronda Rousey her first loss.
Eminem, 49 - Slim Shady!!
Chris Kirkpatrick, 50 - 'N Sync 
Wyclef Jean, 52 -  Fugees!
Ziggy Marley, 53 - Jamaican musician and son of Bob Marley
Mike Judge, 59 - Genius creator of "Beavis & Butt-head,"  "Office Space", and "King of the Hill"
Alan Jackson, 63 - Country legend
George Wendt, 73 -  Norm on "Cheers".  Jason Sudeikis is his nephew.
Norm Macdonald (1959 - 2021) Comedic actor 
Evel Knievel  (1938 - 2007) Daredevil


1885: Baseball sets all players salaries at $1,000-$2,000 for 1885 season
1997: Rapper Warren G has a beef with Garth Brooks and files a lawsuit against the country star, claiming he infringed on his "G" logo.
1998: "One Week" by Barenaked Ladies hits #1 in the US, where it stays for... one week.
2006: The United States population reaches 300 million
2012: Lance Armstrong loses a host of endorsements in the wake of his doping scandal
2020: Chicago declared the 'rattiest city' in America for the sixth year in a row by pest control service Orkin