Friday, January 13, 2012

Crime and Punishment, Weapons of Choice, -and- Run Duck and Hide

In the News Today
  • Crime and Punishment - Amish men jailed for not using orange buggy signs
  • Weapons of Choice - States still "gun" for unsuspecting firearm owners
  • Run Duck and Hide - Russian spacecraft to crash to Earth on Sunday

    Technology in the News Today
  • Unruly Crowds Prompt Apple to Halt iPhone 4S Sales in China
  • Microsoft Bing Beats Yahoo in Search Queries for the First Time in December
  • Despite Holidays, Video Game Sales Drop 21 Percent in December

    Born on this Day in History: January 13, 1961 - Julia Louis-Dreyfus was born in New York City. She was cast as a regular on "Saturday Night Live" in 1982 where she stayed for two seasons. In 1986, she launched her film career, appearing in Hannah and Her Sisters and Soul Man. But it was her portrayal of Elaine on "Seinfeld" that launched her to stardom. In 2002, starred in the sitcom "Watching Ellie" and "The New Adventures of Old Christine" in 2006.

    On this Day in History: January 13, 1987 - New York mobsters Anthony "Fat Tony" Salerno and Carmine "Junior" Persico sentenced to 100 years of prison for racketeering, along with six others. All were members of the Mafia "board of directors."

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