Today Is….

  • Ash Wednesday – It’s the beginning of Lent.
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day –  Bring in your neighbors garbage cans, shovel their driveway or buy a cup of coffee for someone today. Spread kindness, it’s what the world needs now more than ever!
  • My Way Day – My way or the high way baby! This day is encouraged for you to do whatever you want, however you want!

Birthdays! February, 17

  • Our favorite ginger, Ed Sheeran is 30 
  • Socialite, DJ, who’s famous for being famous, Paris Hilton is 40 
  • Foo Fighters Taylor Hawkins is 49
  • Green Day’s, Billie Joe Armstrong is 49
  • Actress and RHBH star, Denise Richards is 50
  • Prison Break actor, Dominic Purcell is 51
  • Director Michael Bay is 56
  • NBA Legend, Michael Jordan is 58
  • Comedian, Larry the Cable Guy is 58
  • NFL Hall of Fame running back (Cleveland Browns)Jim Brown is 85

Today In History:

  • 1801: Thomas Jefferson is elected the third president of the United States
  • 1876: Sardines first canned by Julius Wolff in Eastport, Maine
  • 1904: Giacomo Puccini’s opera “Madama Butterfly” premieres in Milan
  • 1936: The world’s first superhero, The Phantom, a cartoon strip by Lee Falk, makes his first appearance in comics.
  • 1984: Kevin Bacon’s Footloose premiered
  • 1989: Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure was released.
  • 2002: ‘Always On Time’ by R&B artist Ja Rule featuring Ashanti starts a two-week run at No.1 on the US singles chart.
  • 2004: Alicia Keys’ ‘If I Ain’t Got You’ was released.
  • 2014:  Jimmy Fallon takes over “The Tonight Show” on NBC.