#Vancouver #Fireworks - tonight it's Canada.
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The Economist: Does Europe finally have a plan for Middle Eastern and African refugees? econ.trib.al/pH8IDhx
Oh man, Tim - coming back from Europe - I felt like a sardine!!! twitter.com/TimWatson/stat…
plays BC Place tonight - and #Vancouver
has the #fireworks
over English Bay > be warned > traffic chaos > be safe!
Life is too short to live with regrets.
Heat, drought cook fish alive in Pacific Northwest usat.ly/1Sp53HR
Kraft Dinner's KD name change bets money on nostalgia cbc.ca/1.3175397
Singer Joe Elliott of Def Leppard is 56. Actress Tempestt Bledsoe (The Cosby Show, The Replacements, Guys With Kids) is 42.
Winnipeg-born guitarist Tim Bachman (Brave Belt, BTO) is 64. Blues musician Robert Cray is 63. Singer Michael Penn is 57.
In 2013, John Lennon and Paul McCartney topped a UK poll of the greatest songsmiths of all time. Bob Dylan was #2 on the list.
In 1994, Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley announced that they were married 11 weeks earlier in a private ceremony.
In 1987, “Shakedown (From Beverly Hills Cop II)” by Bob Seger topped the charts, but stayed #1 for just a week.
In 1986, Canada-raised actor Matt Frewer starred in the Max Headroom TV Talk Show, which debuted on the US movie channel Cinemax.
Still in 1981, “Jessie’s Girl” by Rick Springfield topped the charts and stayed there for 2 weeks.
Also in 1981, MTV (Music Television) made its debut in the US at 12:01 a.m.
In 1981, novelist/screenwriter Paddy Chayefsky, renowned for the many plays he penned for the Golden Age of live TV, passed away at age 58.
In 1979, CBS TV aired the last episode of “Good Times.”
In 1977, the book “Elvis: What Happened?” went on sale. It was an expose’ that presented Elvis as an overweight recluse.