Monday, July 1
This is the 182nd day of the year, with 183 days remaining in 2013.
- 1963: ZIP Codes were introduced in the United States.
- 1979: Sony introduced the Walkman. It sold for $200.
- 1980: O Canada officially became the national anthem of Canada.
- 1984: The PG-13 rating was introduced by the MPAA.
This and That
Thank God they're 'stupid'
Jorden Morin, who was scheduled to serve two days of a 60-day sentence for assault but lacked transportation to get to the Toronto-area jail, decided to steal a car because, really, you might as well at that point, right? Get the rest of the sorted details here.
Taylor has Arrived!
The folks who brought us Pickets and hell-fire against our nations heroes has branched out to share the hate on one of the nation's sweethearts! Yep, that demon spawn herself Taylor Swift! Turns out the Westboro (Kansas) Baptist Church, known for anti-gay, anti-soldier, anti-everybody demonstrations has announced plans to picket Taylor's August 3 show in KC!
Birthdays (youngest to more senior this time)
Liv Tyler, actress (36)
Missy Elliot, rapper (42)
Pamela Anderson, Baywatch babe (46)
Princess Diana, died in 1997, would have been 52 today
Dan Ackroyd, comedian (61)
Debbie Harry, Blondie singer (68)
Jamie Farr, M*A*S*H's Klinger (79)