Wednesday, September 22, 2010

On this day in 1951 ex-Deep Purple and Whitesnake singer David Coverdale was born… Apparently, putting classic rock star ages into our perspective can be achieved with the old “7 to 1 dog years” formula.

On this day in 1927 former L.A. Dodger manager Tommy Lasorda was born… They say when he retired, he had a sunken living room added to his house to deal with “dugout withdrawal.”

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

On this day in 1929, the 1st legal forward pass in Canadian senior football was thrown in Calgary… Remarkably, it didn’t involve a cheerleader.

On this day in 1947 Stephen King was born… It’s rumoured he’ll celebrate with a good old fashioned game of pin-the-tail on the donkey… Using a nail gun.

Monday, September 20, 2010

On this day in 1966, the ocean liner Queen Elizabeth II was launched from Scotland… It was later retired when it was thought to be too old, too large and just plain slow… Some would say much like the Royal Family.

On this day in 1972, police found marijuana growing on Paul McCartney’s farm… Coincidentally, that was over a year before he released Let Me Roll It.