327h day of 2012, 39 remaining
78% of the moon is visible, setting at 2:27am, rising at 2:06pm
Low Tides at the Golden Gate: 12:55am/2:19pm
High Tides: 7:45am/8:41pm
Special Celebrations today:
Today is -Sinkie Day, sponsored by the International Association of People Who Dine Over the Kitchen Sink
It's National Flossing Day
Plan Your Dagwood Sandwich Day
Can You Find Your Old Rubik's Cube and Still Work It Day
Labor Thanksgiving Day in Japan
On this day in...
1903: Singer Enrico Caruso made his American debut at New York's Metropolitan Opera House in "Rigoletto".
1936: The cover of the first issue of Life magazine carried a photo of a doctor slapping a newborn baby and the caption, "Life Begins".
1990: MTV banned Madonna's "Justify My Love" video.
If today's your birthday, you share it with:
Singer Bruce Hornsby 58
actress-singer Miley Cyrus 20
Broadcaster Robin Roberts 52
Commedian Bruce Vilanch 64
Billy the Kid
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