Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Who's Who?, This Is My Stop, -and- Birdman

Who's Who? identical twins marry identical twins
This Is My Stop - schoolbus driver refuses to let kids off bus
Birdman - smuggler caught with 14 birds in his pants

On this day in history: May 6, 1937 - Zeppelin Hindenberg explodes at Lakehurst NJ, leaving 36 dead and others seriously burned. Official cause of the explosion is listed as "St. Elmo's Fire," although it probably also involved the flammable silver paint the Germans used to coat the thing.

Born on this day in history: May 6, 1961 - George Clooney (1961- ) Born in Lexington, KY actor, producer and director George Clooney became known as Dr. Doug Ross in TV series "ER" (1994?9), and went on to fame in such hits as "Batman and Robin" (1997), "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" (2000) and "Oceans Eleven" (2001). In 2003, Clooney made his directorial debut with "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind."

Scripture of the Day: Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and shun evil. - Proverbs 3:7

Video of the Day: Massive Cats over Italy - submitted by Cindy

Imagine my surprise when I encountered this scene while passing the airport on the way to my office this morning! Click to enlarge.

Car Shows!

May Madness - the Corning Car Show takes place this Friday and Saturday. For details, visit the May Madness Web site. Friday will feature a Cruise on Solano Street and a Car Show Mixer at Corning Ford. Saturday will feature a Show and Shine, Burnout Competition, Hydraulic Competition, 4X4 Competition, Raffle Prizes, and Trophy Awards.

Sunday, May 17th, C.H.V.A. (Contemporary Historical Vehicle Association) presents the 35th Annual Red Bluff River Park Car Show - Registration at 8 AM - Awards Ceremony at 3 PM. All pre-1984 vehicles welcome. Spectators free admission. Everyone welcome. People's Choice Awards. 50/50 Raffle, Raffle Prizes. Food.