Right now is Sunday, Jan. 14, the 14th working day of 2018 with 351 to abide by.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury and Saturn. Evening stars are Neptune and Uranus.
People born on this day are beneath the signal of Capricorn. They incorporate Roman typical Mark Antony in 83 B.C. American turncoat Gen. Benedict Arnold in 1741 Thornton Waldo Burgess, writer of Peter Rabbit, in 1874 philosopher, medical missionary and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Albert Schweitzer in 1875 novelist John Dos Passos in 1896 sixty Minutes commentator Andy Rooney in 1919 drag racing driver Don “Large Daddy” Garlits in 1932 (age 86) singer Jack Jones in 1938 (age eighty) civil legal rights activist Julian Bond in 1940 actor Faye Dunaway in 1941 (age 77) astronaut Shannon Lucid in 1943 (age seventy five) evangelist-turned-actor singer Marjoe Gortner in 1944 (age 74) journalist Nina Totenberg in 1944 (age 74) musician T. Bone Burnett in 1948 (age 70) actor Carl Weathers in 1948 (age 70) New York Instances columnist Maureen Dowd in 1952 (age 66) filmmaker Lawrence Kasdan in 1949 (age 69) movie director Steven Soderbergh in 1963 (age 55) tv information anchor Shepard Smith in 1964 (age fifty four) actor Emily Watson in 1967 (age 51), rapper-actor LL Great J, born James Todd Smith, in 1968 (age fifty) actor Jason Bateman in 1969 (age 49) rock musician David Grohl in 1969 (age 49) actor Kevin Durand in 1974 (age 44) rock singer Caleb Followill (Kings of Leon) in 1982 (age 36).
On this day in history:
In 1794, Dr. Jesse Bennett of Edom, Va., done the 1st thriving Caesarean part.
In 1907, an earthquake in Kingston, Jamaica, killed much more than 1,000 persons.
In 1935, a semi-official verify of voters in the Saar plebiscite indicated that just about eighty per cent ended up in favor of reunification with Germany. A victory for Adolf Hitler and Nazism.
In 1943, U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill opened a 10-working day Entire world War II approach meeting in Casablanca, Morocco.
In 1952, NBC’s Right now premiered. It was the system that started off the morning information display structure as it is now recognised.
In 1953, Josip Broz Tito was preferred president of Yugoslavia. He would serve until May well 1980.
In 1954, Marilyn Monroe married baseball star Joe DiMaggio. The two would divorce considerably less than a 12 months afterwards.
In 1963, George Wallace was inaugurated as the governor of Alabama, promising his followers, “Segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation eternally!”
In 1969, a collection of explosions aboard the nuclear plane carrier USS Enterprise off Hawaii killed 27 men.
In 1993, David Letterman recognized a multimillion-greenback offer to go his late-night talk display to CBS in August just after his NBC agreement expired.
In 2005, a U.S. Army reservist, Spc. Charles Graner, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for abusing detainees at Iraq’s infamous Abu Ghraib prison. Graner, who mentioned he didn’t regret his steps, was released from prison just after six 1/2 years.
In 2007, Saddam Hussein’s half-brother and the judge who accredited the 1982 killing of 148 Shiite men and boys ended up executed by hanging in Baghdad. Saddam was hanged two months earlier.
In 2011, anti-authorities protesters pressured the ouster of Tunisian President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali.
In 2012, retired military Gen. Otto Perez Molina was sworn in as Guatemala’s president.
In 2012, Taiwanese President Ma Ying Jeou was re-elected.
A imagined for the working day: “We’re getting ripped off and screwed by a bunch of liars, thieves, crooks, and criminals, and they are not the folks beneath. Don’t look in the streets look in the corporate suites!” — Jerry Brown