May 19, 1996
Today's Reading: "Father Love" by Gavin Ewart from THE GAVIN EWART SHOW, published by Bits Press, Cleveland, 1986.
It was on this day in 1780 that near-total darkness fell over New England during the middle of the day. No scientific cause was ever discovered.
Soprano Helen Porter Mitchell, Nellie Melba, was born in Melbourne, Australia in 1859.
Civil rights activist, Malcolm X, was born in Omaha, Nebraska in 1925.
American playwright, Lorraine Hansberry (A Raisin in the Sun), was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1930.
Author and journalist, James Lehrer, was born in Wichita, Kansas in 1934.
Writer Nora Ephron (Heartburn), was born in New York City in 1941.
It's the birthday of health writer, Jane Ellen Brody, born in New York City in 1941.
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®