The Harbor Bridge Lighting Ceremony
Pictures from the July 4th parade in Corpus Christi, Texas
Big Frank's daughter Leighann graduates Kindergarten. Perfect attendance the whole year and grand champion of the spelling bee. Yeah, I'm a proud daddy!!
FOUR O'CLOCK FLASHBACK FOR 7.9.12
Sponsored by Taco Bell's New Cantina Bowl
Brian Dennehy (actor) is 74
Richard Roundtree (actor) is 70 - “Shaft”
O.J. Simpson (football player-actor) is 65
John Tesh (TV personality-turned-musician) is 60
David Ball (country singer) is 59
Jimmy Smits (actor, NYPD Blue) is 57
Tom Hanks (actor) is 56
Fred Savage (actor, The Wonder Years) is 36
Jack White - 37
1795 - One James Swan personally paid off the ENTIRE U.S. NATIONAL DEBT of $2,024,899.
1896… William Jennings Bryan caused a sensation at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago with his “cross of gold” speech denouncing supporters of the gold standard. Bryan went on to win the party’s nomination.
1869 - The CORNCOB PIPE was invented. It was made from a special type of corn with smaller kernels on the cob.
1958 - A Catholic magazine called "Contacts" launched a campaign for clean lyrics in pop music. One of the songs they wanted changed was ELVIS' "Wear Your Ring Around My Neck" . . . because it promoted GOING STEADY.
1983… Ricky Skaggs rides to #1 in Billboard with "Highway 40 Blues."