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October 9, 2006
October 9th, 2006

Mark your calendar and join us for a CTN Octoberfest networking event at Gordon Biersch in Burbank California. On Friday the 13th we'll relax, network and take a load off and feature Tom Sito in a book signing of "Drawing the Line". Free food and no host bar. It's no fun unless you come. Hope to see you there!!!
A CTN Octoberfest on Friday the 13th
Wooo..uh, anybody need any more voice work..?
Featuring Tom Sito and "Drawing the Line"
EVENT DATE: October 13, 2006
TIME: 7:00-10:00 pm
LOCATION: Gordon Biersch
145 S. San Fernando Blvd. Burbank, CA 91502

Birthdays: Camille Saint Saens, E. Howard Hunt, Jacques Tati, Alastair Sim, Bruce Catton, Joe Pepitone, cartoonist Mike Peters, porn star Savannah, John Lennon, his son Sean Lennon, E. Howard Hunt,, Scott Bakula, Tony Shalloub, Peter Tosh, Charles Rudolph Walgren-the inventor of the modern Drugstore, Guillermo Del Toro is 42

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving!

1609- Invalid Captain John Smith is put on a ship back to England. Smith had earlier gotten stung by a stingray and almost died. This time a powder horn exploded on his hip and blew out part of his side. While Smith was leader of the Jamestown Colony he had many enemies among the jealous gentry and some don't think he had an accident. Opinions also differ as to why the Jamestown settlers put Smith through a two month Atlantic crossing that could kill even healthy men. Some say they were hoping he wouldn't make it. He survived but never returned to America. Nobody told Pocahontas he had left and when she visited camp the men told her he was dead and forget about him. And no one sang any Broadway tunes. She would meet him ten years later in England when she was a wife and mother of the children of settler John Rolfe.

1779- THE LUDDITE RIOTS- A movement of English peasants and tradesmen started by a man named Ned Lud who felt that all this newfangled machinery was going to cost them their jobs. The Luddites roamed the countryside smashing any looms, pistons, flywheels or other such devices they encountered.Today a person who hates new technology is called a Luddite. A similar movement in France. French peasants would remove their wooden clogs, called sabots, and throw them into a machine's gears to jam them, and coined the term Saboteurs.

1855- James Stoddard patents the steam calliope.

1938- Eugene O'Neill's play 'The Iceman Cometh' opened.

1951- RKO Pictures asked Marilyn Monroe to please wear panties while working, She was distracting the film crew.

1963- Uganda became a republic from a British Colony.

1986- The Fox Network's first program-the Joan River's Show, premiered. The show didn't last but future hits like The Simpson's, Married With Children and the X-Files made Fox a major network in ten years.

1989- First edition of Penthouse Magazine in Hebrew. Oy Vey!