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The Joaquin Appreciation Thread #1

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Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:13 PM
Frankie Nelson
1896 --- winner of the 1st women's bicycling marathon, which took place on January 6-11, 1896 at Madison Square Garden in New York. She traveled 418 miles.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:22 PM
Famous Firsts of the 1900's

Edmund Barton
1900 --- 1st Prime Minister of Australia

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:23 PM
Charlotte Cooper
1900 --- 1st woman to win an Olympic Gold Medal (for tennis).

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:23 PM
Annie Taylor
1901 --- 1st woman to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel. She was aged 64 years at the time.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:23 PM
Vida Goldstein
1902 --- 1st woman in the British Empire to run for a national office. She ran for the Australian Senate when women there got the right to vote in all federal elections.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:24 PM
May Sutton Brandy
1904 --- 1st American woman to win the ladies singles tennis championship at Wimbledon.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:24 PM
Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman
1905 --- 1st "actual" British prime minister. Until the 18th century, the monarch's most senior minister could hold any of a number of titles; usually either First Lord, Lord Chancellor, Lord Privy Seal, or one of the Secretaries of State. During the late 18th Century, the term "prime minister" came to be used. In 1905, the title was officially recognized by King Edward VII.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:24 PM
Theodore Roosevelt
1906 --- 1st American to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. It was for helping mediate an end the Russo-Japanese War.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:25 PM
Charles Curtis
1907 --- 1st American Indian to become a US Senator. (Kansas) He resigned in March of 1929 to become President Herbert Hoover's Vice President.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:25 PM
Thomas E. Selfridge
1908 --- 1st airplane fatality. Selfridge, a Lt.in the US Army Signal Corps, was in a group evaluating the Wright plane at Fort Myer, Va. He was up 75 ft. with Orville Wright when the propeller hit a bracing wire and was broken, throwing the plane out of control, killing Selfridge and seriously injuring Wright (Sept. 17).

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:25 PM
Alice Wells
1910 --- 1st policewoman in the US. She was hired by the Los Angeles Police Department . She was allowed to design her own uniform and was active in propagating the need for policewomen elsewhere. As a result of her efforts seventeen departments in American were employing policewomen by 1916.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:26 PM
Marie Sklodowska Curie
1911 --- 1st person ever to win two Nobel Prizes. Her first was in Physics (1903) and the second in Chemistry (1911

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:26 PM
Ray Harroun
1911 --- 1st winner of the Indianapolis 500 car race. His average speed was 74.59 mph, he finished in 6 hours, 42 minutes, 8 seconds.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:26 PM
Harriet Quimby
1911 --- 1st US woman pilot. (A magazine writer, got ticket No. 37, making her the second licensed female pilot in the world. She was also the 1st woman to fly across the English Channel. She flew from Dover, England and landed at Hardelot, France, in a Blériot monoplane(April 16). She was later killed in a flying accident over Dorchester Bay during a Harvard-Boston aviation meet on July 1, 1912. )

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:27 PM
Arthur R. Eldred
1912 --- 1st boy to reach the rank of Eagle Scout -- the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America program. He was of Oceanside, NY.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:27 PM
Jeannette Rankin
1916 --- 1st woman elected to US congress. (Montana) Only legislator to vote against both WW I and WW II

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:27 PM
Rosika Schwimmer
1918 --- the world's 1st woman ambassador. She was appointed the Hungarian ambassador to Switzerland

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:28 PM
Lucy Slowe
1920 --- 1st black woman tennis champion in the US. She won the women's singles title at a tournament in Baltimore.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:28 PM
Ethelda "Thel" Bleibtrey - swimmer
1920 --- 1st US woman to win a gold medal in the Olympics. (Margaret Abbott was awarded a porcelain bowl, not a gold medal, in 1900.)

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:28 PM
Bessie Coleman
1921 --- 1st US black female pilot. Was killed April 30, 1926, in flying accident.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:29 PM
Margaret Gorman
1921 --- 1st Miss America. She was 16 and 30-25-32.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:29 PM
Henry Sullivan
1923 --- 1st American to swim across the English Channel.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:29 PM
Gertrude Ederle
1926 --- 1st American woman to swim the English Channel. It took her 14 hours and 39 minutes. (She broke the existing men's record.)

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:29 PM
Al Jolson
1927 --- lead role in the 1st talking motion picture, "The Jazz Singer."

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:30 PM
Charles Lindbergh
1927 --- 1st man to fly solo across the Atlantic.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:30 PM
Norma Talmadge
1927 --- 1st footprints at Grauman's Chinese Theater (now Mann's Chinese Theater.)

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:30 PM
Janet Gaynor
1928 --- 1st Oscar winner for Best Actress.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:31 PM
Emil Jannings
1928 --- 1st Oscar winner for Best Actor

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:31 PM
Ellen Church
1930 --- 1st airline hostess. She served passengers flying between San Francisco, California and Cheyenne, Wyoming on United Airlines.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:31 PM
Jackie Mitchell - baseball pitcher
1931 --- 1st woman in organized baseball. She was signed by the Chattanooga Baseball Club at the age of 19.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:32 PM
Amelia Earhart
1932 --- 1st transatlantic solo flight by a woman. (traveling from Harbor Grace, Newfoundland, to Ireland in approximately 15 hours)

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:32 PM
Marie, Cecile, Yvonne, Emilie and Annette Dionne
1934 --- 1st quintuplets to survive infancy. They were born near Callender, Ontario to Oliva and Elzire Dionne.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:32 PM
Horton Smith
1934 --- won the 1st Masters Golf Tournament under the magnolia trees of Augusta National in Georgia.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:32 PM
Lettie Pate Whitehead
1934 --- 1st American woman to serve as a director of a major corporation, The Coca-Cola Company.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:33 PM
Wallis Warfield Simpson
1936 --- 1st Time magazine "Woman of the Year."

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:33 PM
Jane Matilda Bolin
1939 --- 1st black woman judge. (New York City)

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:33 PM
Franklin D. Roosevelt
1939 --- 1st US president to speak on television. (Spoke at the opening session of the New York World's Fair on April 30, 1939.)

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:34 PM
Hattie McDaniel
1940 --- 1st black actress to win an Oscar. She won the Best Supporting Actress award for her role as Mammy in "Gone with the Wind".

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:34 PM
Booker T. Washington
1940 --- 1st black to be pictured on a US postage stamp. His likeness was issued on a 10-cent stamp.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:34 PM
Annie G. Fox
1941 --- 1st woman to receive the US Purple Heart Medal. She was wounded while serving at Hickam Field during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec 7 1941.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:35 PM
Glenn Miller
1941 --- Received the 1st gold record ever awarded to a recording artist.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:35 PM
Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini
1946 --- 1st canonized American saint.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:35 PM
Chuck Yeager
1947 --- 1st person to break the sound barrier by flying faster than the speed of sound. (On October 14, 1947, he flew a Bell X-1 rocket at 670 mph in level flight.)

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:36 PM
Dick Button
1948 --- 1st American to become World Figure Skating Champion.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:36 PM
Charles Cooper
1950 --- 1st black player in NBA (Fort Wayne Indiana Celtics).

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:36 PM
Florence Chadwick
1951 --- 1st woman to have swum across the English Channel in each direction.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:37 PM
George (Christine) Jorgenson
1952 --- recipient of the world's 1st sex-change operation.
Danish artist Einar Wegener underwent a sex change operation in Berlin March 5, 1930. He assumed the identity of Lili Elbe, and had ovaries implanted. It is speculated that Wegener was actually a hermaphrodite, and the credit for first sex change usually is given to Christine Jorgenson.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:37 PM
Patricia McCormick
1952 --- 1st professional woman bullfighter. She got herself two bulls in the contest held in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:38 PM
Desi Arnaz, Jr. and Lucille Ball
1953 --- appeared on the cover of the 1st TV Guide (April).

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:38 PM
Tenley Albright
1953 --- 1st American to win the Women's World Figure Skating Championship. She was 17-years old when she won the competition in Davos, Switzerland.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:38 PM
Sir Roger Bannister
1954 --- 1st person recorded to run a mile race in under four minutes. He broke the four minute barrier at Imey Road, Oxford on the 6 May. His time was 3 minutes 59.4 seconds.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:39 PM
Althea Gibson
1957 --- 1st black tennis player to win a Wimbledon singles title.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:39 PM
Julia Child
1958 --- 1st woman designated a full-fledged "Chef."

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:39 PM
Hiram L. Fong
1959 --- 1st Chinese-American in US Senate. (Hawaii)

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:40 PM
Daniel K. Inouye
1959 --- 1st Japanese-American in US House of Representatives. (Hawaii)

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:40 PM
Sirimavo Bandaraneike
1960 --- 1st woman to be elected the head of state. She became the president of Sri Lanka. (Following her were Indira Gandhi of India in 1966 and Golda Meir of Israel in 1969.)

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:40 PM
Wilma Rudolph
1960 --- 1st American woman to win three gold medals in a single Olympics, on September 7.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:41 PM
Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin
1961 --- 1st human in space, 1st human to orbit Earth.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:41 PM
Alan Bartlett Shepard, Jr.
1961 --- 1st American in space; (Freedom 7). 2nd human in space; member of original Mercury 7.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:41 PM
Janet G. Travell
1961 --- 1st woman to hold the post of Personal Physician to the President. (Appointed by Kennedy)

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:42 PM
Roy Claxton Acuff
1962 --- 1st living person admitted to Country Music Hall of Fame.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:42 PM
Joan Crawford
1962 --- 1st guest on "The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson," October 1.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:42 PM
Lyndon Baines Johnson
1963 --- 1st US President to wear contact lenses.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:43 PM
Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova - Russian cosmonaut
1963 --- 1st woman in space.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:43 PM
Margaret Chase Smith
1964 --- 1st woman nominated for president of the US by a major political party, at the Republican National Convention in San Francisco.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:43 PM
Amber Dean Smith
1965---1st ever nude centrefold girl when in 1965 at the age of 19 years she was crowned 'Pet Of The Year' by Penthouse magazine

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:44 PM
Muriel Siebert
1967 --- 1st woman to own a seat on the New York Stock Exchange. She was also the nation's first- ever discount broker, and the first woman to serve as Superintendent of Banks for the State of New York.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:44 PM
Ruth Eisemann-Schier
1968 --- 1st woman placed on the FBI's Most Wanted List (for kidnaping, extortion, and other crimes.)

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:44 PM
Neil Armstrong
1969 --- 1st man to walk on the moon.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:45 PM
Billy Jean King
1972 --- named Sports Illustrated "Sportsperson of the Year," becoming the 1st woman to be so honored

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:45 PM
Mia Farrow
1974 --- appeared on the cover of the 1st People Magazine.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:46 PM
Richard Milhous Nixon
1974 --- 1st and only US president to resign from office.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:46 PM
George Carlin
1975 --- 1st guest host on "Saturday Night Live" which premiered on October 11.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:46 PM
Barbara Walters
1976 --- 1st female newscaster on a US TV network news program. She signed a $5 million (five year) contract with ABC television as the evening news anchorwoman on April 22, 1976.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:47 PM
Billy Crystal
1977 --- played 1st openly gay main character, Jodie Dallas, on network television on ABC's "Soap," which aired from 1977 to 1981.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:47 PM
Bette Davis
1977 --- 1st female motion picture performer to be honored with the Life Achievement Award of the American Film Institute (AFI), the highest honor given for a career in film. (Since the AFI established this award in 1973, only three other women have been honored since Davis: Elizabeth Taylor, Barbara Stanwyck, and Lillian Gish. )

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:47 PM
Harvey Milk
1977 --- 1st · acknowledged homosexual elected to high local office (San Francisco Board of Supervisors)

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:48 PM
Louise Brown
1978 --- 1st test tube baby. (Lancastershire, England)

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:48 PM
Margaret Thatcher
1979 --- Britain's 1st female prime minister.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:49 PM
Bruce Springsteen
1983 --- 1st US music CD artist - "Born in the USA" released March 1983

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:49 PM
Vanessa Williams
1983 --- 1st black Miss America. Williams relinquished her crown during her reign when nude pictures of her were published in "Penthouse" magazine.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:49 PM
Oprah Winfrey
1986 --- 1st African-American woman to own her own television production company.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:50 PM
Aretha Franklin
1987 --- 1st female artist inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:50 PM
Michael Jordan
1988 --- 1st basketball player pictured on a box of Wheaties cereal.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:50 PM
Justin Fashanu
1988 --- a top soccer player in Britain, reveals that he is gay. He is the 1st athlete in a team sport to come out during his athletic career.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:51 PM
Penny Marshall
1988 --- 1st woman film director to have a film take in more than $100 million at the box office – "Big."

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:51 PM
Billy Crystal
1992 --- 1st guest on "The Tonight Show," when Jay Leno permanently replaced Johnny Carson as host.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:52 PM
Aileen Wuornos
1992 --- 1st female serial killer in America. In 1992 she was charged with the shooting of five middle-aged men she met on highways by hitch hiking. She confessed to shooting seven men in self-defence and was eventually executed on 9th October 2002

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:52 PM
Elizabeth Ann Oliver
1998 --- 1st woman to have her baby's birth broadcast live over the Internet. (June 16)

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:53 PM
Cynthia M. Trudell
1999 --- 1st woman to head a US car company, Saturn Corp

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:54 PM
Famous Firsts of the 2000's


Colin Powell
2000 --- 1st black secretary of state

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:54 PM
Condoleezza Rice
2001 --- 1st woman to serve as US national security adviser.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:55 PM
Halle Berry
2002 --- 1st black woman to win an Oscar for Best Actress.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:55 PM
Vonetta Flowers
2002 --- 1st black female USathlete to win a gold medal in a Winter Olympics. She wins in the women's bobsleigh event on February 19th.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:55 PM
Steve Fossett
2002 --- 1st balloonist to fly solo around the world when he landed in Australia on 4th July 2002.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:56 PM
Tom Ridge
2003 --- 1st US Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:56 PM
Gene Robinson
2003 --- 1st openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church in US.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:56 PM
Condoleezza Rice
2005 --- 1st black woman to serve as US secretary of state.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:58 PM
Approximates

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:58 PM
A penguin swims at a speed of approximately 15 miles per hour

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:58 PM
A person uses approximately fifty-seven sheets of toilet paper each day.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:59 PM
An adult porcupine has approximately 30,000 quills on its body, which are replaced every year.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:59 PM
Annually, approximately 46 millions Cokes, five million pounds of French fries, and seven million hamburgers are consumed at Walt Disney World Resort.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 06:59 PM
Approximate number of facial expressions dogs can make: 100.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:00 PM
Approximately 125 people die in the United States from an anaphylaxis to foods each year

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:00 PM
Approximately 20% of Americans have a passport.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:00 PM
Approximately 25,000 workers died during the building of the Panama Canal, and approximately 20,000 of them contracted malaria and yellow fever.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:01 PM
Approximately 850 peanuts make a 18 oz jar of peanut butter.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:01 PM
Approximately one out of four injuries by athletes involve the wrist and hand.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:02 PM
Every year, surgical tools are left in approximately 1,500 patients in the USA. Fatter patients are more prone to having a surgical tool left inside of them due to the additional amount of space in their bodies.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:02 PM
In New York City, approximately 1,600 people are bitten by other humans.
:scratch:

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:03 PM
Once a human reaches the age of 35, he/she will start losing approximately 7,000 brain cells a day. The cells will never be replaced.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:04 PM
There are approximately 45 billion fat cells in an average adul

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:04 PM
There are approximately 7,000 feathers on an eagle.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:04 PM
There are approximately 75,000,000 horses in the world.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:04 PM
There are approximately 9,000 taste buds on the tongue. :p

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:05 PM
There are approximately fifty Bibles sold each minute across the world.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:05 PM
The Empire State Building in New York City weighs approximately 365,000 tons

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:06 PM
The Eiffel Tower is painted approximately once every 7 years and requires nearly 50 tons of paint each time.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:08 PM
Our galaxy has approximately 250 billion stars

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:08 PM
Sea water is approximately 3.5 percent salt.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:10 PM
LAST DEATH FROM SMALLPOX
In September, 1978, Janet Parker, an English medical photographer, was exposed to smallpox as the result of a laboratory accident. She subsequently died. On May 8, 1980, the World health Organization declared smallpox eradicated. Some samples remain in laboratories in Atlanta and Moscow. When scientists destroy the samples the smallpox virus will become the first life form intentionally eliminated from the earth.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:11 PM
LAST EXECUTION IN TOWER OF LONDON
The last execution in the Tower of London took place on Thursday, August 14, 1941, when Josef Jakobs, a German spy, was shot by an eight-man firing squad. Because he had suffered a broken ankle when he had parachuted into England on the night of January 31, 1941, he could not stand before the firing squad and he was, instead, seated in an old Windsor chair and tied up. Five of the eight shots pierced his heart.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:12 PM
LAST GUILLOTINE EXECUTION
The last public execution by guillotine was on June 17, 1939. Eugen Weidman was executed before a large crowd in Versailles, France.
The last nonpublic use of the guillotine in France, at Baumetes Prison, in Marsailles, was the execution of convicted murderer Hamida Djandoubi, a Tunisian immigrant, on September 10, 1977. France abolished capital punishment on September 9, 1981

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:12 PM
LAST PERSON BURNED AT THE STAKE
Phoebe Harrius was convicted of coining false money, a crime of high treason at that time, and was executed by being burned at the stake in front of Newgate Prison in England, in 1786

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:13 PM
LAST US MUTINY HANGING
The last US Navy man hanged for mutiny was Midshipman Philip Spencer in 1842. The son of Secretary of War John C. Spencer, he had schemed with 2 others to turn his ship to piracy.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:13 PM
LAST US PIRATE HANGING
The last person hanged in the US for being a pirate was Capt. Nathaniel Gordon, in New York City on March 8, 1862. Gordon had been smuggling slaves into the US.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:13 PM
LAST US PUBLIC EXECUTION
The last public execution in America was the hanging of a 22-year-old black man named Rainey Bethea at Owensboro, KY, in 1936. Bethea had been convicted of the slaying of a 70-year-old white woman. By five o'clock the morning of the execution, 20,000 people were in the field, including over 200 sheriffs and deputies from various parts of the U.S.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:14 PM
LAST US SOLDIER EXECUTED FOR DESERTION
Private Eddie Slovik was tried by court-martial and sentenced to death for desertion during WWII. He was shot by his own unit, the 28th Infantry Division, in a small town in northeast France. There were 70 executions by firing squad during WWII, but Slovik's was the only one for desertion. The rest were for **** or murder

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:14 PM
LAST VIET NAM WAR DEATH
The last American soldier killed in the Vietnam War was Kelton Rena Turner, an 18-year old Marine. He was killed in action on May 15, 1975, two weeks after the evacuation of Saigon, in what became known as the Mayaguez incident.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:15 PM
LAST WITCHCRAFT HANGING
The last person hanged for witchcraft in the American colonies was executed on September 22, 1692

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:15 PM
LAST WOMAN HANGED IN ENGLAND
Ruth Ellis was executed by hanging in 1955; the suspension of capital punishment throughout England made her the last woman to be executed by this method.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:15 PM
RUSSIA
Nicholas II, shot to death with his family in 1918, was the last of the czars of Russia, and of the Romanov dynasty, which had ruled Russia for more than 300 years

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:17 PM
Alcatraz Federal Prison was closed in March of 1963. The facility had served as a US military prison from 1859 to 1933 and as a federal prison from 1933. Frank Wathernam was the last prisoner to leave Alcatraz prison on March 21, 1963.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:18 PM
Jonathan Walker, in 1844, was the last person branded in the US as punishment for a crime. He had the initials SS branded into the palm of his right hand as punishment for helping American slaves escape to the Bahamas. (The charge against him was slave stealing

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:18 PM
On December 31, 1970, the last cigarette ad, a commercial for Virginia Slims, was aired on the "Tonight Show." Cigarette advertising was banned from radio and TV effective January 1, 1971

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:19 PM
The most frequently used dye in drugs, food and cosmetics, red dye No. 2, was banned by the US Food and Drug Administration on February 12, 1976, after studies indicated the dye was carcinogenic

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:20 PM
The last witchcraft trial in England was the trial of Jane Wenham in 1712. She was found innocent

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:20 PM
TELESPHOBIA
The fear of being last

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:28 PM
which is your favorite smiley?

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:31 PM
:) :worship: :o ;) :cool: :mad: :confused: :angel: :kiss: :drool: :fiery: :tape: :help: :retard: :drink: :awww: :banghead:

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:32 PM
:bowdown: :dance: :haha: :topic: :spit: :scratch: :woohoo: :zzz: :silly: :drive: :hatoff: :cuckoo:

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:32 PM
:bs: :bigcry: :crazy: :rocker: :banana: :sport: :toothy: :dog: :shrug: :umbrella: :inlove:

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:32 PM
:singer: :bdaycake: :tears: :sobbing: :speakles: :boxing: :armed:

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:33 PM
:timebomb: :tennis: :crying2: :hysteric: :apumpkin: :aparty: :couple: :rolls: :smoke:

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:33 PM
:cat: :shout: :explode: :music: :rocker2: :baby: :rain: :aplot: :ignore: :nerner: :scared:

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:34 PM
:ras: :bigwave: :yippee: :wazzup: :yeah: :secret: :hug: :unsure: :smooch: :bolt: :bigclap:

Becarina
06-20-2005, 07:35 PM
:clap2: :yawn: :smash: :lol: :lick: :bounce: :hearts: :sad: :wavey: :eek: :rolleyes: :p :D :( :devil:

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 01:58 AM
:ras: is my favorite or maybe its :nerner: I'm not sure, because I've never thought about it.

Becarina
06-21-2005, 02:04 AM
I kinda like :wazzup: a little

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 05:10 AM
Going to run off some original stuff for the next 10-15 minutes.

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 05:10 AM
Be forewarned most of this shit will suck ass.

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 05:10 AM
I think Mariah Carey is a slut.

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 05:11 AM
This is a good thing however.

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 05:11 AM
I wonder if people actually read through this thread. I know I've missed a lot of pages lately.

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 05:12 AM
Some commercials are so horrible.

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 05:13 AM
Don't chew your own skin. It will lead to bad habits.

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 05:14 AM
I see we have to pass Football zone thread.

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 05:14 AM
I think we can do it by tomorrow.

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 05:14 AM
But this is just my opinion.

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 05:15 AM
A girl went running.

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 05:15 AM
She began to sweat

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 05:15 AM
Through her pores

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 05:16 AM
She wiped herself with a towel

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 05:16 AM
And she was no longer sweating :bigclap:

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 05:17 AM
Snorting lines is the best hobby in the world.

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 05:18 AM
You can laugh at yourself in the mirror.

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 05:18 AM
It's therapeutic

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 05:19 AM
I hate this rule that you can only post a message every 15 seconds. It hurts our cause.

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 05:19 AM
Oh my gosh.

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 05:20 AM
Saved.

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 05:20 AM
Frozen.

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 05:21 AM
Goodbye.

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 05:22 AM
:wavey: Hope you carry us past some threads next, M. I expect you to do so soon. I'm off for the night.

mandoura
06-21-2005, 06:15 AM
Well guys, we are doing great. We overtook some threads. We are #14 in the ratings and we are on the 1st page for # of replies.

AG: Let's go for the you know-what thread. It's getting really close and I can almost taste our victory. :cool: Meanwhile, we will be overtaking the thread in which you never posted, the one I asked you about, remember? ;) Were you posting all night long yesterday or what? :lol: It will be very hard to surpass you but will try it. :hug:

JG: I doubt it people actually read what is in here, but we are on a mission and we shall prevail. :devil: AG, Jérôme, and M cannot do it alone. So instead of posting around, we need your help here. :fiery: You are 4th in # of posting with AG :angel: at #1. :worship:

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 02:19 PM
AG, Jérôme, and M cannot do it alone. So instead of posting around, we need your help here. :fiery: You are 4th in # of posting with AG :angel: at #1. :worship:

But I don't cut and paste :ras:

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 02:19 PM
I'll put in a few minutes here since this thread was losing energy overnight.

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 02:23 PM
Slitting your wrist is a generic suicide attempt. Be creative.

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 02:24 PM
Taking way too long to think of something.

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 02:30 PM
Even longer now.

jackieglover
06-21-2005, 02:42 PM
I have worked hard and now this thread is #1 in the ratings :woohoo: :yeah: :aparty: :bounce: :D :banana:

willie
06-21-2005, 06:21 PM
I have worked hard and now this thread is #1 in the ratings :woohoo: :yeah: :aparty: :bounce: :D :banana:

great!!!
is the second best notice i heard today, obviously first is the incredible win of guille coria, come on, here we are all guille fans ;) , lets celebrate :banana: :aparty: :yippee: :woohoo:

sigmagirl91
06-21-2005, 10:07 PM
I'm celebrating....celebrating the fact that I still have my right mind.

Becarina
06-21-2005, 11:56 PM
no

Becarina
06-21-2005, 11:57 PM
niete

Becarina
06-21-2005, 11:58 PM
nunca

Becarina
06-21-2005, 11:58 PM
nada

Becarina
06-21-2005, 11:59 PM
nein

Becarina
06-21-2005, 11:59 PM
that is all I know

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:03 AM
my computer is running slow

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:04 AM
I could use a kilo of blow

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:05 AM
my car was in a tow away zone

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:05 AM
what did you want to show?

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:06 AM
today is Tuesday

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:06 AM
tomorrow will be Wednesday

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:07 AM
the next will be Thursday

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:07 AM
after that come Friday

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:07 AM
and then Saturday

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:08 AM
after Saturday is Sunday

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:08 AM
then it is Monday

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:08 AM
and then Tuesday again

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:09 AM
that makes a week

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:09 AM
four weeks is a month

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:10 AM
12 months is a year and so on...

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:10 AM
exciting....?

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:10 AM
Hi Becky, how was your day?

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:11 AM
it was good, didnt do much :shrug:

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:11 AM
I was thinking of seeking mental help, what do you think?

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:12 AM
nah, just have a beer :drink:

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:12 AM
good idea! :woohoo:

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:16 AM
Theaters in Glendale, California can show horror films only on Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday.

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:16 AM
You can't plow a cotton field with an elephant in North Carolina.

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:16 AM
In Lehigh, Nebraska it's against the law to sell donut holes.

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:17 AM
Under the law of Mississippi, there’s no such thing as a female Peeping Tom

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:17 AM
Anti-modem laws restrict Internet access in the country of Burma. Illegal possession of a modem can lead to a prison term.

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:17 AM
Lawn darts are illegal in Canada

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:18 AM
In Idaho a citizen is forbidden by law to give another citizen a box of candy that weighs more than 50 pounds.

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:18 AM
Every citizen of Kentucky is required by law to take a bath at least once a year.

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:19 AM
It is against the law to whale hunt in Oklahoma. (Think about it...)

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:19 AM
A Venetian law decrees that all gondolas must be painted black. The only exceptions are gondolas belonging to high public officials

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:19 AM
In the state of Queensland, Australia, it is still constitutional law that all pubs (hotel/bar) must have a railing outside for patrons to tie up their horse.

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:20 AM
According to law, no store is allowed to sell a toothbrush on the Sabbath in Providence, Rhode Island. Yet these same stores are allowed to sell toothpaste and mouthwash on Sundays

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:20 AM
Before the enactment of the 1978 law that made it mandatory for dog owners in New York City to clean up after their pets, approximately 40 million pounds of dog excrement were deposited on the streets every year

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:21 AM
Chewing gum is outlawed in Singapore because it is a means of "tainting an environment free of dirt."

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:21 AM
The handkerchief had been used by the Romans, who ordinarily wore two handkerchiefs: one on the left wrist and one tucked in at the waist or around the neck. In the fifteenth century, the handkerchief was for a time allowed only to the nobility; special laws were made to enforce this. The classical heritage was rediscovered during the Renaissance

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:22 AM
In Breton, Alabama, there is a law on the town's books against riding down the street in a motorboat.

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:24 AM
In New York State, it is still illegal to shoot a rabbit from a moving trolley car.

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:48 AM
Texas Crazy Laws

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:48 AM
It is illegal to take more than three sips of beer at a time while standing

mandoura
06-22-2005, 12:48 AM
Ok guys, we are moving up and that's good. Maybe we are sacrificing a bit of quality for the sake of our mission but who cares. When we are on the "Mission Accomplished" level, we will restore it. Now we are on the "Mission Impossible" level and everything goes.

Let's do it. :yeah:

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:49 AM
A recently passed anticrime law requires criminals to give their victims 24 hours notice, either orally or in writing, and to explain the nature of the crime to be committed.
:scratch:

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:50 AM
It is unlawful for a person to consume an alcoholic beverage while operating a motor vehicle upon a public roadway, if the person is observed doing so by a peace officer.

mandoura
06-22-2005, 12:50 AM
It is illegal to take more than three sips of beer at a time while standing

Is it legal while laying down?

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:50 AM
The entire Encyclopedia Britannica is banned in Texas because it contains a formula for making beer at home

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:51 AM
When two trains meet each other at a railroad crossing, each shall come to a full stop, and neither shall proceed until the other has gone

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:51 AM
It is illegal to drive without windshield wipers. You don't need a windshield, but you must have the wipers

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:51 AM
You can be legally married by publically introducing a person as your husband or wife 3 times

mandoura
06-22-2005, 12:52 AM
A recently passed anticrime law requires criminals to give their victims 24 hours notice, either orally or in writing, and to explain the nature of the crime to be committed.
:scratch:

AG, I am coming after you. Check your mail. I've just Fedexed you a box of muffins. ;)

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:52 AM
Is it legal while laying down?


guess you have to be ;)

I think I may be arrested for this :eek:

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:53 AM
AG, I am coming after you. Check your mail. I've just Fedexed you a box of muffins. ;)


:haha:

Dear so and so,

I will be robbing your house tomorrow, so please have anything of value places in a pile by the door, to make it easier for me.

Thank you

:haha: :haha: :haha: :haha: :haha: :haha: :haha: :haha: :haha:

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:54 AM
A city ordinance states that a person cannot go barefoot without first obtaining a special five-dollar permit

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:54 AM
It is illegal for one to shoot a buffalo from the second story of a hotel

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:54 AM
It is illegal to milk another person's cow.

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:55 AM
Abilene
It is illegal to idle or loiter anyplace within the corporate limits of the city for the purpose of flirting or mashing

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:55 AM
Austin
Wire cutters can not be carried in your pocket

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:56 AM
Beaumont
Collegiate football is banned at Lamar University

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:56 AM
Borger
It is against the law to throw confetti, rubber balls, feather dusters, whips or quirts (riding crop), and explosive firecrackers of any kind

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:57 AM
Clarendon
It is illegal to dust any public building with a feather duster

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:57 AM
El Paso
Churches, hotels, halls of assembly, stores, markets, banking rooms, railroad depots, and saloons are required to provide spittoons "of a kind and number to efficiently contain expectorations into them

Becarina
06-22-2005, 12:57 AM
Houston
Beer may not be purchased after midnight on a Sunday, but it may be purchased on Monday