Saturday, January 12, 2013

It's Saturday




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

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Today is January 12th, the 12th day of 2013. There are 353 days left in the year.

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Report: Burke 'floored' by dismissal as Toronto GM.

Niedermayer eager to take on role as Ducks' assistant.

Visit the official league website, http://www.nhl.com/.


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The first public museum in America was established in Charleston, SC on this date in 1773.

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In the Bagg: Roughriders sign Canadian receiver.

Austin adds three to Ticats coaching staff.

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

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At Davidson College on this date in 1896, several students took x-ray photographs. They created the first X-ray photographs to be made in America.

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Tampa, FL. —Former Buccaneers DT Warren Sapp is one of 15 modern-era finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2013, and one of four first-year-eligible candidates.

Read the rest here.

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"Sam ‘n’ Henry" debuted on WGN Radio in Chicago, IL on this date in 1926.

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Jimmy plays on his Hot Wheels rug.

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You're reading the Johnny Blog. Almost as much fun as watching Tampa Bay Juniors hockey, isn't it?

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Today in Elvis History

1957 - 
Elvis Presley recorded "All Shook Up" and all the material from his forthcoming movie "Loving You." 

1963 - The soundtrack to "Girls! Girls! Girls!" hit #3 in the U.S.

1968 - NBC vice-president Tom Sarnoff announced that Elvis Presley and NBC had agreed to produce an Elvis movie and a Christmas TV special for the 1968 Christmas season.

1973 - Elvis Presley performed a rehearsal show for the "Elvis, Aloha From Hawaii" concert.

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On this date in 1932, Hattie W. Caraway became the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate.

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Today in Beatles History:

1963 - 
The Beatles single "Please Please Me" was released in Britain.

1964 - The Beatles made their second appearance on BBC-TV's "Sunday Night at the London Palladium."

1968 - Apple Music Limited was renamed Apple Corps Limited.

1969 - The film "Wonderwall" premiered in London. The soundtrack was by George Harrison.

2010 - Ringo Starr's CD "Y Not" was released. It was released on vinyl on January 29, 2010.

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The Office of Price Administration announced on this date in 1943 that standard frankfurters/hot dogs/wieners would be replaced by 'Victory Sausages.'

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Today in Sports History:

1906 - 
The forward pass was legalized by the football rules committee. 

1921 - Kennesaw Mountain Landis became the first commissioner of baseball.

1946 - The Cleveland Rams were granted permission to move to Los Angeles.

1958 - Major league baseball players Stan Musial and Johnny Padres were guests on the "Ed Sullivan Show."

1960 - Dolph Schayes of the Syracuse Nationals became the first pro basketball player in the NBA to score more than 15,000 points in his career.

1966 - Red Auerbach won his 1,000th game as coach of the Boston Celtics.

1993 - It was announced that Mario Lemieux (Pittsburgh Penguins) had Hodgkin's disease.

1999 - Mark McGwire's 70th home run ball was sold at auction in New York for $3 million to an anonymous bidder.

2000 - Charlotte Hornets guard Bobby Phills was killed in a crash during a drag race.

2002 - Brenden Shanahan (Detroit Red Wings) got his 1,000th career point in a 5-2 win over the Dallas Stars.

2004 - Cam Neely's No. 8 was retired by the Boston Bruins.  

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"Kukla, Fran and Ollie", the Chicago-based children’s show, made its national debut on NBC-TV on this date in 1949.

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Coming Up:

Tonight --

EJHL South Junior Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs. Tampa Pro Alumni 7:00pm EST

Sunday --

Nothin' Doin'

Monday --

Nothin' Doin'

Tuesday --

Nothin' Doin'

Wednesday --

Nothin' Doin'

Thursday --

Nothin' Doin'

Friday --

Nothin' Doin'

Saturday --

Empire South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs Florida Eels 5:15pm EST

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Washington Capitals 7:00pm EST

EJHL South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs Florida Eels 8:00pm EST

Sunday --

Nothin' Doin'

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

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