Today is election day -
In honor of all the small business owners, everywhere, who shed their corporate clown suit and work for more than just a paycheck, Kabbage Incorporated salutes you in this video.
Every day we get closer to an all Puddles Pity Party channel
November 4, 1967 -
Motown released the Smokey Robinson & The Miracles hit, I Second That Emotion, on this date.
This was the first Top-10 hit for the group after their 1967 name change from The Miracles.
November 4, 1978 -
Even though the skinny white boy is singing - place one hand on your monitor and the other hand upon the afflicted area. Feel the healing powers of Rev. Green wash over you. Feel his power emanate and pulsate through your loins.
The Talking Heads released their version of the Al Green classic Take Me To The River, on this date. (I need a moment - someone fetch me a cold compress.)
Stop what you're doing - Once again it's time to celebrate National Chicken Lady Day. I lost control of bodily functions - thoughts of the KITH Chicken Lady flooded my mind.
But it was not to be. The real Chicken Lady honored today is Dr. Marthenia "Tina" Dupree.
Today in History:
November 4, 1922 -
It was on this day that a British man named Howard Carter made one of the greatest archeological discoveries of all time by discovering the tomb of King Tutankhamen (Boris Karloff).
Tut has been making his tour and putting a curse on those damn limeys who disturbed his eternal rest for more than 90 years.
November 4, 1928 -
Arnold Rothstein, mobster and the man who fixed the 1919 World Series, was having a bit of bad luck. Rothstein had just finished playing a marathon three day game of poker with some 'business associates'. Realizing that his losses totaled a staggering $320,000.00, Rothstein quit the game and refused to pay his debt. The Brain, as he was known by his associated suspected the game might not be on the up and up. His associates took umbrage at the accusation and 'arranged' to have Rothstein have an allergic reaction to some bullets at the Park Central Hotel in NYC on this date.
November 4, 1952 -
The US established the National Security Agency (NSA) on this date.
November 4, 1963 -
At a Beatles command performance (present: Queen Elizabeth; the Queen Mother; Princess Margaret), John Lennon utters the remark: "Will the people in the cheaper seats clap their hands? And the rest of you, if you'll just rattle your jewelry."
If you look very closely behind the Queen Mother, I believe Princess Margaret flipped John off.
November 4, 1979 -
The US Embassy in Tehran was stormed by "students", holding 52 hostages for 444 days.
The incident propels Ted Koppel and his magnificent hair onto the national scene with a long series of repetitive Nightline: America Held Hostage specials.
In case you didn't remember:
Hanukkah is 43 days away
Christmas is 51 days away
And so it goes