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Celebrate June 25

Today is June 25

Tennis Shoe
Log Cabin Day
Eric Carle’s Birthday
LEON Day (Six Months til Christmas – NOEL Backwards)
America’s Kids Day
Food Holiday National Strawberry Parfait Day

Strawberry Parfait Recipe

http://everydaygoodthinking.com/2013/06/17/food-focus-strawberries/

Strawberry Parfait

http://www.shesaved.com/2013/02/strawberry-cake-in-a-jar-perfect-for-valentines-day.html

 

Today in History – Interesting Highlights June 25

 

In the News

  • 1835 - 1st building constructed at Yerba Buena (now SF)
  • 1867 - 1st barbed wire patented by Lucien B Smith of Ohio
  • 1947 - 1st edition of Anne Frank’s “The Back of House” published
  • 1950 - Korean conflict begins; N Korea invades S Korea
  • 1953 - 1st passenger to fly commercially around the world < 100 hours
  • 1981 - Microsoft is restructured to become an incorporated business in its home state of Washington.
  • 1982 - San Francisco holds its 1st County Fair

 

Movies/Television

  • 1951 - 1st color TV broadcast-CBS’ Arthur Godfrey from NYC to 4 cities
  • 1956 - WKNO TV channel 10 in Memphis, TN (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1967 - 400 million watch Beatles “Our World” TV special
  • 1967 - KPBS TV channel 15 in San Diego, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1967 - First global satellite television programme – Our World
  • 1982 - San Francisco holds its 1st County Fair

Music

  •  1938 - “A Tisket A Tasket” by Ella Fitzgerald with Chick Webb hits #1
  • 1964 - WMCA (NYC) plays Beatles’ Hard Days Night Album (10 days prior to its scheduled release date), they decide to release it June 26th
  • 1966 - Beatles’ “Paperback Writer” single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks
  • 1971 - Stevie Wonder releases “Where I’m Coming From”

Sports

  • 1903 - Yanks & White Sox end deadlocked at 6-6 in 18
  • 1909 - George Sargent wins US Open golf tournament
  • 1948 - Joe Louis KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1935 - Joe Louis defeats Primo Carnera at Yankee Stadium
  • 1991 - Martina Navratilova wins record 100th singles match at Wimbledon

Celebrities Birthdays

  • 1735 - Benvenuto Robbio San Rafaele, composer
  • 1860 - Gustave Charpentier, French composer (opera Louise)
  • 1901 - Adolf Brunner, composer
  • 1906 - Roger Livesey, Barry Wales, actor (Drums, Life & Death of Col Blimp)
  • 1915 - Peter Lind Hayes, SF California, comedian/singer (Peter Lind Hayes Show)
  • 1923 - Dorothy Gilman, mystery writer
  • 1930 - George Murdock, American actor
  • 1930 - Mary Beth Peil, American singer
  • 1933 - Gary Crosby, California, actor (Bill Dana Show, Adam 12, Chase)
  • 1935 - Eddie Floyd, Montgomery Al, singer/composer (California Girl, Falcons)
  • 1942 - Patrick Michael Mitchell, Ottawa, one of FBI’s most wanted
  • 1942 - Wilbert Bank, actor/director (On Hope of Blessing)
  • 1946 - Allen Lanier, rock keyboardist/guitarist/vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult), (d. 2013)
  • 1946 - Ian McDonald, London England, rock guitarist (Foreigner, King Crimson)
  • 1951 - Lee Wilkof, Canton Ohio, actor (WEB, Delta House, Elliot-Newhart)
  • 1951 - Michael Francis, rocker
  • 1955 - Michael Sabatino, California, actor (Days of Our Life, Bold & Beautiful)
  • 1961 - Ricky Gervais, Reading England, actor and comedian (The Office)
  • 1963 - George Michael [Panos], London, British rock vocalist (Wham-I Want Your Sex)
  • 1970 - Ariel Gore, American journalist and author
  • 1972 - Mike Kroeger, Canadian musician (Nickelback)
  • 1984 - Indigo, American actress

 

 

 

 

 


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