Today's Celebrations

Halloween or All Hallows Eve
Beggars' Night
Books For Treats Day
National Caramel Apple Day
Girl Scout Founder's Day
National Magic Day
National UNICEF Day
National Knock-Knock Jokes Day

1. Knock knock.
Who's there?
Interrupting cow.

2. Knock knock.
Who's there?
Cash who?
No thanks, but I would like a peanut instead!

3. Knock knock.
Who's there?
Interrupting doctor.
Interrup-You have Hemorrhoids .


Celebrity Birthdays

1860 - Juliette Low - youth group founder: Girl Scouts; died Jan 17, 1927

1912 - Dale Evans (Frances Octavia Smith) - singer, songwriter: Happy Trails to You; actress: The Roy Rogers Show, Roy Rogers movies; wife of ‘King of the Cowboys’ Roy Rogers; died Feb 7, 2001

1930 - Michael Collins (83) - NASA astronaut: Apollo 11 command module pilot on first moon landing mission [he remained in lunar orbit while Armstrong and Aldrin walked on lunar surface]; author: Apollo 11 - First Moon Landing [Countdown to Space]

1931 - Dan (Irvin) Rather Jr. (82) - Emmy Award-winning news correspondent: CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite: The Watergate Affair [1972-73], The Agnew Resignation [10/10/73]; The CBS Evening News, 60 Minutes, 48 Hours

1943 - Brian Piccolo - football: Chicago Bears RB; subject of movie: Brian’s Song; died of cancer at age 26 June 16, 1970

1944 - Kinky (Richard) Friedman (69) - singer, bandleader: Texas Jewboys: Let Saigons be Bygones, We Reserve the Right to Refuse Service to You, They Ain’t Making Jews like Jesus Anymore, Asshole from El Paso

1950 - John (Franklin) Candy - comedian, actor: Second City, The Blues Brothers, Home Alone, JFK, Little Shop of Horrors, National Lampoon’s Vacation, 1941, Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Spaceballs, Splash, Stripes,Uncle Buck, Who’s Harry Crumb?; Emmy Award-winning writer: SCTV Network: The Energy Ball/Sweeps Week [1982-83]; died Mar 4, 1994

1950 - Jane Pauley (63) - TV host: Today, Real Life with Jane Pauley; news anchor: NBC Weekend News, Dateline NBC; married to cartoonist, Gary Trudeau

1955 - Xavier Roberts (58) - toy mogul: created Cabbage Patch Dolls

1963 - Rob Schneider (50) - actor: Saturday Night Live, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, The Beverly Hillbillies, Down Periscope, Men Behaving Badly, The Waterboy, Big Daddy, Muppets From Space

1964 - Darryl Worley (49) is born in Savannah, Tennessee. Noted for the strong traditional influence on his music, the lanky singer builds a solid career after his 2000 debut, striking a major chord for patriotism with his 2003 release "Have You Forgotten?"

Tabloid News

Rare Gold Coins Found In Safe Destined For Dump

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A locksmith at Robbie's Key & Lock in West Houston told Local 2 it took weeks to get that safe open and when he finally did, inside were cases and tubes of gold coins, small silver bars and jewelry.The locksmith secured the safe and called police. Members of HPD's precious metal unit responded and took temporary custody of the contents.A man recently acquired the safe from an estate executor who asked him to clean out the garage of the deceased. He was asked to remove the safe from the garage and dispose of it however he wanted. He brought it to Robbie's to see if there was anything inside.The executor of the estate found out about the discovery and staked her claim on the valuable coins.



Wild Halloween Weather


Our Man In Nashville - Jimmy Carter

No foul play is apparent in the death of music video director and artist manager Sherman Halsey.