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January 11th In Pop Culture History

Today is National Clean Off Your Desk Day

Today is also Stomp in a Puddle and Splash Your Friends Day (weather permitting)

1693 (Earthquake) Sicily, Italy

1908 - The Grand Canyon National Monument was created.

1922 - Leonard Thompson (1908-35) was the first person to receive an injection of insulin as a treatment for diabetes.

1927 - Louis B. Mayer, head of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), announced the creation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, at a banquet in Los Angeles, California.

1949 - It snowed in Los Angeles for the first time (that we know of)

1958 - #1 Hit January 11, 1958 - February 14, 1958: Danny & the Juniors - At The Hop

1964 - US Surgeon General Dr. Luther Leonidas Terry, M.D., published the first governmental report saying that smoking may be hazardous to health.

1973 - Major League Baseball owners voted to approve of the American League adopting the designated hitter position.

January 11, 1991 Birthday (fictional) Claire Bennet, Heroes, TV

1995 - The WB Television Network was launched.

January 11, 2005 - The iPod Shuffle (1st generation) was released.

January 11th
Celebrity Birthdays

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Alexander Hamilton (1755, d.1804)
Ezra Cornell (1807)
Jack Hoxie (1885, d.1965)
George Zucco (1886)
Chester Conklin (1888)
Monte Blue (1890)
Eva Le Gallienne (1899, d.1991)
Lionel Stander (1908)
Donald Barry (1912)
Benard Blier (1916)
Veda Ann Borg (1919)
Kathleen Byron (1922)
Don Cherry (1924)
Slim Harpo (1924)
Elizabeth M J "Elly" Bakker (1926)
Wilton "Bogey" Gaynair (1927)
David L Wolper (1928)
Mitchell Ryan (1928)
Rod Taylor (1930)
Ed Hall (1931)
Alfonso Arau (1932)
Goldie Hill (1933)
Chuck Barksdale (1935)
Ghita Norby (1935)
Linda Lawson (1936)
Clarence Clemons (1942)
Christine Kaufmann (1945)
Naomi Judd (1946)
Tony Kaye (1946)
Ann Calder-Marshall (1947)
Tom Netherton (1949)
Dennis Greene (1949)
Daryl Baithwaite (1949)
Lee Ritenour (1952)
Massimo Lopez (1952)
Bille Brown (1952)
John Sessions (1953)
Saskia ten Batenburg (1954)
Robert Earl Keen (1956)
Phyllis Logan (1956)
Lourdes Ann Kananimanu Estores (1958)
Vicki Peterson (1958)
Stanley Tucci (1960)
Julie Moran (1962)
Kim Coles (1962)
Jason Connery (1963)
Joley Richardson (1965)
Loredana Romito (1965)
Olivia Barash (1965)
Jeff Banket (1967)
Sharon Brown (1968)
Tom Dumont (1968)
Kyle Richards (1969)
Mary J Blige (1971)
Marc Blucas (1972)
Amanda Peet (1972)
Joanna Brodzik (1973)
Rockmond Dunbar (1973)
Echo Leta Johnson (1974)
Nadia Turner (1977)
Holly Brisley (1978)
Darren Lynn Bousman (1979)
Deanna Wright (1980)
Jamelia Neila Davis (1981)
Tom Meighan (1981)
Ashley Taylor Dawson (1982)
Newton Faulkner (1985)
Scotty Cranmer (1987)
Flora Cross (1993)
Cody Simpson (1997)
Why are manholes round?

So the cover doesn't fall in.


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