Today is the 66th birthday of the singer Chrissie Hynde. I could never pick just one favorite song of hers, but I do really love
Today is the 73rd birthday of the political satirist, writer and activist Molly Ivins. She took the confusion out of politics, ‘normalized’ the politicians, and
Today is the 79th birthday of Carol Doda. She is the subject of a cherished family story. She plays a very important role in the story
Today is the 91st birthday of Alice Ghostley. Who wouldn’t want a babysitter like Esmerelda or a friend with no social filter like Bernice Clifton?
Today is the 106th birthday of Lucille Ball. He comic timing and trailblazing genius has made TV what it is today. The world is a
Today is the 56th birthday of the 44th president. He is a Nobel, Grammy, and two time Time Person of the Year winner. We really
Today is the 101st birthday of Sandra Gould. Who doesn’t love Gladys Kravitz, the nosy neighbor from “Bewitched?” Always peeking through the curtains, seeing something she
Today is the 113th birthday of the poet Pablo Neruda. His Sonet XVII (below) is one of my very favorite poems of all time. The world
Today is the 91st birthday of Paul Lynde. He had a lengthy and varied career, but I remember him best as Uncle Arthur. Also, there
Today is the 140th birthday of the woman widely recognized as the mother of Modern Dance: Isadora Duncan. The world is a better place because she
Today is the 69th birthday of the absolutely ageless Grace Jones. I first experienced her when she and Adam Ant made a Honda Elite Scooter commercial.
Today is the 105th birthday of writer and broadcaster Louis “Studs” Terkel, born in the Bronx, New York . His family moved to Chicago when Terkel was 10