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I liked the tidbit on the first Grammy Awards being held on this day in 1959. I'm hoping this resurgence of the LP gramophone record endures for years and years, and that records will become the format of prestige and honor again. I know it won't ever regain the stature it had before the CD came along, but hopefully it'll become the dominant physical format again.

Randy Travis is 50? I think I need to see if I can get an original copy of his album 'Storms of Life'.


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"Your brother brought me silver, and your sister warmed my soul, but now I laugh and pull so hard and see you swinging from the gallows pole!" - from the Led Zeppelin song "Gallows Pole", 'Led Zeppelin III' album.
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Today is Monday, May-04-2009
There are some more today's highlights in history:

1814: Napoleon Bonaparte goes into exile to Elba island.

1979: After the election victory of the Conservatives in Great Britain Margaret Thatcher become Prime Minister.

1980: Josip Broz Tito, Yugoslavian haed of the government, pass away. The Yugoslavian breakup began.

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Today is Tuesday May-05-2009.
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1789: First time since 1614 convenes in Versailles the assembly of the estates because the parlous financial situation in France.

1888: In the encyclical "In plurimis" compliments Pope Leo XIII. the abolishment of slavery in Brazil and makes an argument for its worldwide abolishment.

1949: Ten European countries (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxemburg, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy Norway and Sweden) found the Council of Europe.

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Today's Highlight in History:

On May 6, 1937, the hydrogen-filled German airship Hindenburg burned and crashed in Lakehurst, N.J., killing 35 of the 97 people on board and a Navy crewman on the ground.

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In 1859, Georgia miner John H. Gregory discovered a lode of gold in Colorado.

In 1861, Arkansas seceded from the Union.

In 1889, the Paris Exposition formally opened, featuring the just-completed Eiffel Tower.

In 1910, Britain's King Edward VII died; he was succeeded by George V.

In 1942, during World War II some 15,000 Americans and Filipinos on Corregidor surrendered to the Japanese.

In 1954, medical student Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile during a track meet in Oxford, England, in three minutes, 59.4 seconds.

In 1960, Britain's Princess Margaret married Antony Armstrong-Jones, a commoner, at Westminster Abbey. (They divorced in 1978.)

In 1981, Yale architecture student Maya Ying Lin was named winner of a competition to design the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

In 1994, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and French President Francois Mitterrand formally opened the Channel Tunnel between their countries.

In 2002, right-wing Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn was shot and killed in Hilversum, Netherlands. (Volkert van der Graaf was later convicted of killing Fortuyn and was sentenced to 18 years in prison.)

Ten years ago: Russia and the major Western powers set aside their differences over NATO airstrikes and drafted a joint plan to end the Kosovo conflict. President Bill Clinton met with Kosovo refugees in Germany, listening to chilling stories of murder, rape and terror and promising them, ``You will go home again in safety and in freedom.'' Reversing decades of overwhelming loyalty to Britain's governing Labor Party, Scottish and Welsh voters elected strong nationalist oppositions to their first separate assemblies of modern times.

Five years ago: President George W. Bush apologized for the abuse of Iraqi prisoners by American soldiers, calling it ``a stain on our country's honor''; he rejected calls for Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's resignation. The FBI arrested Oregon lawyer Brandon Mayfield as part of the investigation into the Madrid train bombings; however, the bureau later said Mayfield's arrest had been a mistake, and apologized. An estimated 51.1 million people tuned in for the final first-run episode of ``Friends'' on NBC.

One year ago: Barack Obama swept to a convincing victory in the North Carolina Democratic primary while Hillary Rodham Clinton eked out a win in Indiana. A Georgia man who'd killed his live-in girlfriend was executed; William Earl Lynd was the first inmate put to death since the Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of lethal injections. Kobe Bryant won his first MVP award after leading the Los Angeles Lakers to the best record in the Western Conference.

Today's Birthdays: Baseball Hall-of-Famer Willie Mays is 78. Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., is 75. Rock singer Bob Seger is 64. Singer Jimmie Dale Gilmore is 64. Gospel singer-comedian Lulu Roman is 63. Actor Alan Dale is 62. Actor Ben Masters is 62. Actor Gregg Henry is 57. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is 56. TV personality Tom Bergeron is 54. Actress Roma Downey is 49. Rock singer John Flansburgh (They Might Be Giants) is 49. Actor George Clooney is 48. Actor Clay O'Brien is 48. Rock singer-musician Tony Scalzo (Fastball) is 45. Actress Leslie Hope is 44. Rock musician Mark Bryan (Hootie and the Blowfish) is 42. Rock musician Chris Shiflett (Foo Fighters) is 38. Cowboys tight end Jason Witten is 27. Actress Adrianne Palicki is 26.

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On May-06 in

1849: The catholic priest Adolph Kolping founded the "Journeymen Association of Cologne" as a social and religious home for craftsmen.
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1974: After a five years mandate as German Federal Chancellor Willy Brandt stepped down because of the "Guillaume-affair". He stays in office anyway as chairman of the German Socialdemocratic Party.
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Today is Thursday, May 7, the 127th day of 2009. There are 238days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

On May 7, 1915, nearly 1,200 people died when a German torpedo sank the British liner RMS Lusitania off the Irish coast.

On this date:

In 1789, the first inaugural ball was held in New York in honor of President George Washington and his wife, Martha.

In 1833, composer Johannes Brahms was born in Hamburg, Germany.

In 1840, composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky was born in Votkinsk, Russia.

In 1909, Edwin H. Land, inventor of polarizing filters and Polaroid instant photography, was born in Bridgeport, Conn.

In 1945, Germany signed an unconditional surrender at Allied headquarters in Rheims, France.

In 1954, the 55-day Battle of Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam ended with Vietnamese insurgents overrunning French forces.

In 1960, Leonid Brezhnev replaced Marshal Kliment Voroshilov as president of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet.

In 1975, President Gerald R. Ford formally declared an end to the ``Vietnam era.'' In Ho Chi Minh City - formerly Saigon - the Viet Cong celebrated its takeover.

In 1977, Seattle Slew won the Kentucky Derby, the first of his Triple Crown victories. (On this date in 2002, Seattle Slew died.)

In 1984, a $180 million out-of-court settlement was announced in the Agent Orange class-action suit brought by Vietnam veterans who charged they'd suffered injury from exposure to the defoliant.

Ten years ago: NATO jets struck the Chinese embassy in Belgrade, killing three people and injuring 20; President Bill Clinton called the attack a ``tragic mistake.'' A jury in Pontiac, Mich., ordered ``The Jenny Jones Show'' to pay $25 million to the family of Scott Amedure, a gay man who was shot to death after revealing a crush on Jonathan Schmitz, a fellow guest on the talk show. (However, the Michigan Court of Appeals later overturned the award, and the Michigan Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal.)

Five years ago: Army Pfc. Lynndie England, shown in photographs smiling and pointing at naked Iraqi prisoners, was charged by the military with assaulting the detainees and conspiring to mistreat them. (England was later convicted of conspiracy, mistreating detainees and committing an indecent act, and sentenced to 36 months; she served half that term.) Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld offered ``my deepest apology'' to abused Iraqi prisoners and warned that videos and photos yet to come could further inflame worldwide outrage.

One year ago: President George W. Bush, addressing the Council of Americas, said Cuba's post-Fidel Castro leadership had made only ``empty gestures at reform'' as he rejected calls for easing of U.S. restrictions on the communist island. Dmitry Medvedev was sworn in as Russia's president.

Today's Birthdays: Former Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M., is 77. Singer Jimmy Ruffin is 70. Singer Johnny Maestro is 70. Actress Robin Strasser is 64. Singer-songwriter Bill Danoff is 63. R&B singer Thelma Houston is 63. Rock musician Bill Kreutzmann (The Dead) is 63. Rock musician Prairie Prince is 59. Actor Robert Hegyes is 58. Movie writer-director Amy Heckerling is 55. Actor Michael E. Knight is 50. Rock musician Phil Campbell (Motorhead) is 48. Country musician Rick Schell is 46. Rock singer-musician Chris O'Connor (Primitive Radio Gods) is 44. Actress Traci Lords is 40. Singer Eagle-Eye Cherry is 38. Actor Breckin Meyer is 35. Rock musician Matt Helders (Arctic Monkeys) is 23. Actor Taylor Abrahamse is 18.

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On May-07 in

1874: The German Reich press law proclaimed the freedom of the press in Germany.

1984: Several (Austrian) prominents amongst others Günther Nenning, Freda Meissner-Blau, Jörg Mauthe, Hubert Gorbach, Peter Turrini, Othmar Karas and some environmentalists hold (disguisedly as animals) a press conference of animals to initiate a public opinion poll for a work stoppage of the power plant Hainburg.

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Today is Friday May-08-2009. What was happen in

1429: A French host under the guidance of the 18 years farmers daughter Joan of Arc free the by English troops besieged town Orléans.

1914: The American Congress declared the Motherday as an official festive day.

1945: With the surrender of the German troops end the WWII in Europe.

1959: In the north of Cairo (Egypt) overturned on the Nil a steamboat which was fivefold overloaded. 150 people were drowned.

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Today is Saturday May-09-2009. What was happen in

1901: Four months after the foundation of the Australian Confederation the parliament convened in Melbourne the first time.

1994: In South Africa occured the first democratic elections. After the election victory of ANC, Nelson Mandela became president of South Africa.

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Today is Monday May-11-2009.

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868: In China was realesed the "Diamant-Sutra" as a blackboard-print. It is the oldest print product in the Human history.

1919: The citziens of Vorarlberg (a federal land in Austria) voted with a great majority for claim to integration to Switzerland.
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1949: During the regency of king Bhumipol Siam changed his name into Thailand. In the national language means the name "Prathet Thai" nearly "land of the free people"

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oday is Monday, May 11, the 131st day of 2009. There are 234days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

On May 11, 1946, the first CARE packages arrived in Europe, at Le Havre, France.

On this date:

In 1502, Christopher Columbus left Cadiz, Spain, on his fourth and final trip to the Western Hemisphere.

In 1647, Peter Stuyvesant arrived in New Amsterdam to become governor of New Netherland.

In 1858, Minnesota became the 32nd state of the Union.

In 1910, Glacier National Park in Montana was established.

In 1944, Allied forces launched a major offensive against German lines in Italy.

In 1949, Siam changed its name back to Thailand.

In 1973, charges against Daniel Ellsberg for his role in the ``Pentagon Papers'' case were dismissed by Judge William M. Byrne, who cited government misconduct.

In 1981, legendary reggae artist Bob Marley died in a Miami hospital at age 36.

In 1985, 56 people died when a flash fire swept a jam-packed soccer stadium in Bradford, England.

In 1996, an Atlanta-bound ValuJet DC-9 caught fire shortly after takeoff from Miami and crashed into the Florida Everglades, killing all 110 people on board.

Ten years ago: Stung by an espionage scandal, Energy Secretary Bill Richardson said he would halt the Clinton administration's aggressive declassification of Cold War-era nuclear documents. In Beijing, protests outside the U.S. Embassy over NATO's bombing of the Chinese Embassy in Belgrade eased after state-run television aired U.S. and NATO apologies for the attack.

Five years ago: A video on an al-Qaida-linked Web site showed the beheading of businessman Nick Berg, an American who'd been kidnapped in Iraq. Six Israeli soldiers were killed when their armored personnel carrier was blown up by Palestinian militants in Gaza City. Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant pleaded not guilty in a Colorado court to a rape charge. (Prosecutors later dropped the case.)

One year ago: Serbia's pro-Western president, Boris Tadic, declared victory in parliamentary elections - a stunning upset over ultranationalists. A cease-fire ended weeks of bloody fighting in Baghdad's Sadr City district. Parvati Shallow was the last woman standing on CBS' ``Survivor: Micronesia - Fans vs. Favorites.'' (Shallow had previously come in sixth place on ``Survivor: Cook Islands.'')

Today's Birthdays: Comedian Mort Sahl is 82. Rock singer Eric Burdon (The Animals; War) is 68. Actress Shohreh Aghdashloo is 57. Actress Frances Fisher is 57. Actor Boyd Gaines is 56. Country musician Mark Herndon (Alabama) is 54. Actress Martha Quinn is 50. Country singer-musician Tim Raybon (The Raybon Brothers) is 46. Actor Jeffrey Donovan is 41. Country musician Keith West (Heartland) is 41. Actor Coby Bell is 34. Cellist Perttu Kivilaakso is 31. Actor Jonathan Jackson is 27.

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Today is Tuesday, May 12, the 132nd day of 2009. There are 233days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

On May 12, 1949, the Soviet Union lifted the Berlin Blockade, which the Western powers had succeeded in circumventing with their Berlin Airlift.

On this date:

In 1870, an act creating the Canadian province of Manitoba was given royal assent, to take effect in July.

In 1907, actress Katharine Hepburn was born in Hartford, Conn.

In 1932, the body of Charles Lindbergh Jr., the kidnapped son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh, was found in a wooded area near Hopewell, N.J.

In 1937, Britain's King George VI was crowned at Westminster Abbey.

In 1943, during World War II, Axis forces in North Africa surrendered.

In 1958, the United States and Canada signed an agreement to create the North American Air Defense Command (later the North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD).

In 1970, the Senate voted unanimously to confirm Harry A. Blackmun as a Supreme Court justice.

In 1975, the White House announced the new Cambodian government had seized an American merchant ship, the Mayaguez, in international waters.

In 1978, the Commerce Department said hurricanes would no longer be given only female names.

In 1982, in Fatima, Portugal, security guards overpowered a Spanish priest armed with a bayonet who was trying to reach Pope John Paul II.

Ten years ago: Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin announced he was leaving his post in July (he was succeeded by his deputy, Lawrence Summers). Russian President Boris Yeltsin dismissed Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov and the Cabinet.

Five years ago: Members of Congress expressed outrage after they were privately shown fresh pictures and videos of Iraqi prisoners being abused by U.S. troops. NBC completed a merger with the Universal television and entertainment businesses to create a major media conglomerate.

One year ago: A devastating earthquake in China's Sichuan province killed some 70,000 people. Nearly 400 workers were arrested in an immigration raid at a kosher meatpacking plant in Postville, Iowa. Irena Sendler, credited with saving some 2,500 Jewish children from the Holocaust, died in Warsaw, Poland, at age 98. Pop artist Robert Rauschenberg died on Captiva Island, Fla., at age 82. Indians second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera turned the 14th unassisted triple play in major league history during the second game of a doubleheader against Toronto. NBC announced that Jimmy Fallon would succeed Conan O'Brien as host of ``Late Night.''

Today's Birthdays: Baseball Hall of Famer Yogi Berra is 84. Critic John Simon is 84. Composer Burt Bacharach is 81. Actress Millie Perkins is 71. R&B singer Jayotis Washington is 68. Country singer Billy Swan is 67. Actress Linda Dano is 66. Musician Ian McLagan is 64. Actress Lindsay Crouse is 61. Singer-musician Steve Winwood is 61. Actor Gabriel Byrne is 59. Actor Bruce Boxleitner is 59. Singer Billy Squier is 59. Country singer Kix Brooks is 54. Actress Kim Greist is 51. Actor Ving Rhames is 50. Rock musician Billy Duffy is 48. Actor Emilio Estevez is 47. Actress April Grace is 47. Actress Vanessa A. Williams (``Melrose Place'') is 46. Country musician Eddie Kilgallon is 44. Actor Stephen Baldwin is 43. Actor Scott Schwartz is 41. Actress Kim Fields is 40. Actress Samantha Mathis is 39. Actress Jamie Luner is 38. Actor Christian Campbell is 37. Actor Mackenzie Astin is 36. Actress Malin Akerman is 31. Actor Jason Biggs is 31. Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith is 30. Actress Emily VanCamp is 23. Actor Malcolm David Kelley is 17. Actors Sawyer and Sullivan Sweeten (``Everybody Loves Raymond'') are 14.

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There are some more today's highlights in history:

On May-12 in:

1364: The university of Cracow was founded with papal authorization.

1797: The last doge of Venice, Ludovico Manin, abdicated and the Great Council of Venice hold its last meeting.

1997: The Russian president Bois Yelzin and the Chechen president Aslan Mazhadov undersigned a treaty of peace. Therewith end the first Chechen war.

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Today is Wednesday, May 13, the 133rd day of 2009. There are 232days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

On May 13, 1918, the first U.S. airmail stamps, featuring a picture of a Curtiss JN-4 biplane, were issued to the public with a face value of 24 cents. (On a few of the stamps, the biplane was inadvertently printed upside-down; the ``inverted Jenny'' stamp instantly became a collector's item.)

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In 1607, English colonists arrived by ship at the site of what became the Jamestown settlement in Virginia (the colonists went ashore the next day).

In 1846, the United States declared that a state of war already existed with Mexico.

In 1917, three shepherd children near Fatima, Portugal, reported seeing a vision of the Virgin Mary.

In 1940, in his first speech as prime minister of Britain, Winston Churchill told the House of Commons, ``I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.''

In 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed into law the St. Lawrence Seaway Development Act. The musical play ``The Pajama Game'' opened on Broadway.

In 1958, Vice President Richard Nixon and his wife, Pat, were spat upon and their limousine battered by rocks thrown by anti-U.S. demonstrators in Caracas, Venezuela.

In 1968, a one-day general strike took place in France in support of student protesters.

In 1981, Pope John Paul II was shot and seriously wounded in St. Peter's Square by Turkish assailant Mehmet Ali Agca.

In 1985, a confrontation between Philadelphia authorities and the radical group MOVE ended as police dropped an explosive onto the group's headquarters; 11 people died in the resulting fire.

In 1994, President Bill Clinton nominated federal appeals Judge Stephen G. Breyer to the U.S. Supreme Court to replace retiring Justice Harry A. Blackmun.

Ten years ago: Russian lawmakers opened hearings on whether President Boris Yeltsin should be impeached. (The lower chamber of parliament ended up rejecting all five charges raised against Yeltsin, including one accusing him of starting the Chechen War.) Pulitzer Prize-winning editor and columnist Meg Greenfield died in Washington at age 68.

Five years ago: Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld visited the Abu Ghraib prison camp in Iraq, where he insisted the Pentagon did not try to cover up abuses there. During a campaign swing in West Virginia, President George W. Bush said he felt ``disgraced'' by the images of U.S. soldiers abusing Iraqi prisoners, but reminded his listeners that actions of a handful of Americans should not sully the nation's military. TV anchorman Floyd Kalber died in Burr Ridge, Ill., at age 79.

One year ago: An embattled Hillary Rodham Clinton trounced Barack Obama in the West Virginia Democratic primary. Seven bombs hit crowded markets and streets outside Hindu temples in Jaipur, India, killing 80. LPGA great Annika Sorenstam announced she would retire at the end of the season. Actor John Phillip Law died in Los Angeles at age 70.

Today's Birthdays: Actor Buck Taylor is 71. Actor Harvey Keitel is 70. Author Charles Baxter is 62. Actor Franklyn Ajaye is 60. Actress Zoe Wanamaker is 60. Singer Stevie Wonder is 59. Former NBA player Dennis Rodman is 48. Actor-comedian Stephen Colbert is 45. Actor Tom Verica is 45. Country singer Lari White is 44. Singer Darius Rucker (Hootie and the Blowfish) is 43. Actress Susan Floyd is 41. Contemporary Christian musician Andy Williams (Casting Crowns) is 37. Actress Samantha Morton is 32. Rock musician Mickey Madden (Maroon 5) is 30. Actor Hunter Parrish is 22.

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Today's Highlight in History:

On May 14, 1948, according to the current-era calendar, the independent state of Israel was proclaimed in Tel Aviv.

On this date:

In 1509, the Republic of Venice suffered a crushing defeat at the hands of French forces in the Battle of Agnadello.

In 1643, Louis XIV became King of France at age 4 upon the death of his father, Louis XIII.

In 1787, delegates were to gather in Philadelphia for a convention to draw up the U.S. Constitution. (However, only a few of the delegates had arrived by this time, and the convention did not get under way until May 25.)

In 1796, English physician Edward Jenner succeeded in inoculating 8-year-old James Phipps against smallpox by using cowpox matter.

In 1804, the Lewis and Clark expedition to explore the Louisiana Territory as well as the Pacific Northwest left camp near present-day Hartford, Ill.

In 1900, the Olympic Games opened in Paris, held as part of the 1900 World's Fair.

In 1942, Congress voted to establish the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps. Aaron Copland's ``Lincoln Portrait'' was first performed by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.

In 1973, the United States launched Skylab 1, its first manned space station.

In 1988, 27 people, mostly teens, were killed when their church bus collided with a pickup truck going the wrong way on a highway near Carrollton, Ky. (Truck driver Larry Mahoney served 9 1/2 years in prison for manslaughter.)

In 1998, singer-actor Frank Sinatra died at a Los Angeles hospital at age 82. The hit sitcom ``Seinfeld'' aired its final episode after nine years on NBC.

Ten years ago: His previous calls rebuffed, President Bill Clinton finally got through to Chinese President Jiang Zemin; Clinton expressed hope the two countries could repair the damage to their relations since the U.S. bombing of the Chinese Embassy in Belgrade.

Five years ago: Britain's Daily Mirror newspaper published a front-page apology after photographs purportedly showing British forces abusing Iraqi prisoners turned out to be fakes. The U.S. Supreme Court refused to step in and block gay marriages in Massachusetts. A South Korean court reinstated impeached President Roh Moo-hyun. Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik married Australian commoner Mary Donaldson. Actress Anna Lee died at age 91.

One year ago: President Bush opened a celebratory visit to Israel, which was marking the 60th anniversary of its birth. John Edwards endorsed Barack Obama for the Democratic presidential nomination during a surprise appearance at a rally in Grand Rapids, Mich. The Interior Department declared the polar bear a threatened species because of the loss of Arctic sea ice. Justine Henin, 25, became the first woman to retire from tennis while atop the WTA rankings.

Today's Birthdays: Opera singer Patrice Munsel is 84. Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., is 67. Rock singer-musician Jack Bruce (Cream) is 66. Movie producer George Lucas is 65. Actress Meg Foster is 61. Rock singer David Byrne (Talking Heads) is 57. Movie director Robert Zemeckis is 57. Actor Tim Roth is 48. Rock singer Ian Astbury (The Cult) is 47. Rock musician C.C. (aka Cecil) DeVille is 47. Actor Danny Huston is 47. Rock musician Mike Inez (Alice In Chains) is 43. Fabrice Morvan (ex-Milli Vanilli) is 43. R&B singer Raphael Saadiq is 43. Actress Cate Blanchett is 40. Singer Danny Wood (New Kids on the Block) is 40. Movie writer-director Sofia Coppola is 38. Singer Natalie Appleton (All Saints) is 36. Singer Shanice is 36. Rock musician Henry Garza (Los Lonely Boys) is 31. Rock musician Mike Retondo (Plain White T's) is 28. Actress Amber Tamblyn is 26. Actress Miranda Cosgrove is 16.

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