Another Ninth is upon us. In the spirit of not working too hard, I electronically deposited my paycheck yesterday, postulating on the date in excitement. Time to explore all the wonderful things that make the Ninth Day of the Month interesting.
This year on the Ninth it is guitar legend Les Paul's 96th birthday, according to the Google homepage. Les Paul was famous as a jazz and country music song writer, plus he was inventor of the Gibson guitar. In addition to the awesome heart-breaker, "Tennessee Waltz" (played here by Patsy Cline http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRNdap-ioNM), the man freakin' wrote "Jingle Bells". All of this is courtesy of the Wikipedia homepage for Les Paul http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Les_Paul#Biography.
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In film, the movie Congo, based on the novel by Michael Crichton, was released in 1995. Star Trek V: The Final Frontier came out in 1985.
In the wide world of sports,
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