Merrell In The Morning Fun You May Have Missed – January 31st, 2014
Appreciate Your Social Security Check Day
Chinese New Year (Horse)
Fun at Work Day
Inspire Your Heart with Art Day
National Pre-school Fitness Day
1919 - Jackie (Jack Roosevelt) Robinson - Baseball Hall of Famer: broke baseball’s color barrier when Branch Rickey brought him up to the Dodgers in 1947: Brooklyn Dodgers [World Series: 1947, 1949, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956/all-star: 1949-1954/NL MVP ; pictured on US Black Heritage Series postage stamp; died Oct 24, 1972
1921 - Carol Channing (Lowe)  - Tony Award-winning actress: Hello, Dolly! , Thoroughly Modern Millie
1947 - (Lynn) Nolan Ryan  - baseball: pitcher: NY Mets [World Series: 1969], California Angels [all-star: 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1979], Houston Astros [all-star: 1981, 1985], Texas Rangers [all-star: 1989]; record for career strike outs [5,714] and no-hitters 
1981 - Justin Timberlake  - singer: group: ’N Sync: I Want You Back, Tearin’ Up My Heart, Merry Christmas, Happy Holiday, God Must Have Spent A Little More Time On You, I Drive Myself Crazy, Music of My Heart
1987 - Tyler Hubbard  - born in Snellville, Georgia. He becomes one-half of Florida Georgia Line, earning a platinum single with its 2012 release "Cruise," which also propels the duo to two Country Music Association awards
The "High Five" Shall Be The Official State Greeting
From http://fox2now.com/ -
Missouri may just get a little bit cooler. Politicians are known for lots of hand shakes and kissing babies, but this Missouri State Representative will likely become known for the “high five”.
Courtney Allen Curtis, (D) District 73, introduced a bill to the Missouri House of Representatives that would make the high five the official state greeting.
Yes, that’s right, an official state greeting.
HB 1624 reads: “The “high five” is selected for and shall be known as the official state greeting in the state of Missouri.”
The bill has already had a second reading. This is his first term. He was elected in 2012.
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