Thursday, June 12, 2008

June 13

On June 13, 2005, Michael Jackson was found not guilty on all 10 counts of child molestation.

(How do you know it's bedtime at Michael Jackson's house?
It's when the big hand touches the little hand.)

On Friday the 13th of June, 1997, Timothy McVeigh was sentenced to death for his part in the Oklahoma City bombing.

On June 13, 1983, Pioneer 10 became the first man-made object to leave our solar system.

On June 13, 1970, " The Long and Winding Road" became the Beatles' last number 1 hit song.

On June 13, 1967, Thurgood Marshall became the first African American to be nominated to the United States Supreme Court.

On June 13, 1966, The United States Supreme Court rule in Miranda vs. Arizona that police must inform suspects of their rights before questioning them.

On June 13 1960, John Anthony Hill was born to Jerry and Leticia Hill. He weighted in at an even 8 pounds and was greeted by what was to be the first of many swats on the bottom.


Steve said...

Swats on the bottom? I don't remember anything like that happening.

Happy birthday, bro.


Bilbo said...

Happy Birthday! Here's a joke I just ran across, in lieu of an expensive gift:

What did the magician say to the fisherman? Pick a cod, any cod!

Har, de-har-har-har!

Have a great day! Bilbo.

Amanda said...

What an interesting post! Happy Happy Birthday to you.f

Mike said...

h bday - I don't know what the proper text lingo is for this but I think that works.

Nux V said...

happy belated b'day! so, u r 48!

John said...

Yes, Nux V. Probably older than your parents!