Saturday, March 26, 2011

It's Saturday













It's Saturday. Here's what's happening....

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Today is March 26th, the 85th day of 2011. There are 280 days left in the year.

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Penguins top Devils in shootout.

Sabres beat Florida to boost playoff hopes.

Senators blank Capitals.

Canucks keep rolling by beating Thrashers.

'Canes edge Lightning to stay in playoff hunt.

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The National Cherry Blossom Festival runs today through April 10th.


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Skating with a learner's permit.

Waterloo gains grounds on Phantoms.

USHL alumni dominate NCAA tourney rosters.

Trevor Johnson impressed by Jacks, arena.

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This is Legal Assistants Day. (On a day off, no less.)

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2011 CFL Schedule is here.

Donate to the Tony Proudfoot Fund.

Visit the leagues' official website, http://www.cfl.ca/.

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Right turn.



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It's Make Up Your Own Holiday Day.

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Today in Elvis History:

1953 - Elvis Presley visited the Tennessee State Employment Security Office. The interviewer noted that Elvis was "rather flashily dressed 'playboy' type."

1956 - Elvis Presley was at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles to screen-test for producer Hal Wallis.

1960 - The TV special "Welcome Home Elvis" was recorded in Miami Beach, FL. The show was hosted by Frank Sinatra.

1962 - Elvis Presley reported to the studio to begin work on the "Girls! Girls! Girls!" soundtrack.

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The District of Louisiana, including most of Wyoming, was established by an act of the U.S. Congress on this date in 1804.

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Today in Beatles History:

1964 - Pete Best (Beatles) appeared live on the TV show "I've Got a Secret."

1966 - The Beatles posed for the cover of "Yesterday...and Today."

1966 - The Beatles single "Nowhere Man" hit #3 in the U.S.

1966 - Peter & Gordon's single "Woman" hit #22 in the U.K. The song was written by Paul McCartney under the pseudonym Bernard Webb.

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Eastman Kodak (Eastman Dry Plate and Film Co.) produced the first commercial motion picture film in Rochester, New York on this day in 1885.

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Today in Sports History:

1931 - Boston Bruins coach Art Ross became the first NHL coach to pull his goalie for an extra attacker. The Bruins lost to the Montreal Canadiens in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Semifinals.

1972 - The Los Angeles Lakers broke a National Basketball Association record by winning 69 of their 82 games.

1986 - Neal Broten (Minnesota North Stars) became the first U.S.-born player to score 100 points in a season.

1992 - In Indianapolis, heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson was found guilty of rape. He was sentenced to 6 years in prison. He only served three.

1995 - An opera based on the life of tennis player Martina Navratilova premiered at New York's Carnegie Hall.

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Dr. Jonas Salk announced a new vaccine that would prevent poliomyelitis on this date in 1953.

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Coming Up: 

Tonight --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Carolina Hurricanes 7:00pm EDT

Sunday --

Nothin' Doin'

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That's all for today. Thanks for stopping by, see you tomorrow.            

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