6:47am

Fri August 10, 2012
KALW Almanac

August 10, 2012

222th day of 2012, 144 remaining

Sunrise: 6:21am
Sunset: 8:08pm

41% of the moon is visible, setting at 2:52pm, rising at 12:14am

Low Tides at the Golden Gate: 12:51am/12:11pm
High Tides: 7:53am/6:29pm

Special Celebrations today:

Elvis week begins today in Memphis

The 3-day Kool-Aid Days ce;ebration begins today in Hastings, Nebraska,the proud home of Kool-Aid

Today is National S'mores Day

National Lazy Day

National Duran Duran Appreciation Day

Independence Day in Ecuador

On this day in...

1948: Allen Funt's "Candid Camera" made it's television debut on ABC Radio

1993: Ruth Bader Ginsburg was sworn in as the U.S. Supreme Court's 107th justice and second female member

1995: Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss was convicted of conspiracy, tax evasion and money laundering

If today's your birthday, you share it with:

Antonio Banderas 52

Rosanna Arquette 53

Angie Harmon 40

Jimmy Dean

Eddfie Fisher

Bobby Hatfield (Ritcheous Brothers)

Herbert Hoover

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