Thursday, September 20, 2012

In the News Today
  • Never Steal Anything Small - Suspected Santa Monica burglary snagged $10 million
  • The Unfriendly Skies - Fight between flight attendants delays American Eagle flight
  • Dog Gone It - Cops: Pair sold neighbor's lost dog on Craigslist

    Technology in the News Today
  • amsung Going After iPhone 5 for Patent Infringement
  • Happy 4th Birthday, Android
  • New Samsung Ad Takes Direct Aim at iPhone 5

    Born on this Day in History: September 20, 1878 - Published at Upton Sinclair's own expense after many publishers rejected it, The Jungle became a best-seller and aroused widespread public indignation at the quality of and impurities in processed meats. A long series of other topical novels followed, none as popular as The Jungle; among them were Oil! (1927), based on the Teapot Dome Scandal, and Boston (1928), based on the Sacco-Vanzetti case.

    On this Day in History: September 20, 1946 - The first annual Cannes Film Festival opens at the resort city of Cannes on the French Riviera. The festival had intended to make its debut in September 1939, but the outbreak of World War II forced the cancellation of the inaugural Cannes.

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