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• Arbor Day

• We remember Ma "Blues Singer" Rainey

• Happy Birthday, CHANNING TATUM/KEVIN JAMES

• Name the 1st major religious group to endorse gospel music?
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• Coretta Scott King 4/27/1927-1/30/2006

• Ulysses S. Grant (1822)

• Administrative Professionals Day
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• Name the 1st woman to host a t.v. variety show

• Happy Birthday, My Home-State Maryland

• Administrative Professional's Day

• James Monroe (1758)

• Happy Birthday, PENE'LOPE CRUZ/JAY LENO
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• Happy Birthday, ERICA CAMPBELL (MARY/MARY)/EVE 'JAN' PLUMB/DANIEL DAY-LEWIS/MASTER P/MICHELLE PFEIFFER

• Duke Ellington (1899)

• Horohito (1901)

• Royal Anniversary: Catherine & William, UK

• Arbor Day
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• Happy Birthday, State of LOUISIANA/WILLIE NELSON/CLORIS LEACHMAN/CHRISTINA HENDRICKS/DAMON DASH

• National No Phone Zone Day
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• Hosted Theme: Women Appreciation Month. It is also the beginning of my summer-hours activities.

• TV Special: iHeartRadio Music Awards (NBC) 8 p.m. EST

• Intl May Day: Law Day; Mother Goose Day

• Hawaii Lei Day; Primero de Mayo (Mexico)

• We remember Chris "Kross" Kelly; Happy Birthday, TINA CAMPBELL (MARY/MARY)/HEIDI KLUM/DJ REFLEX
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• Happy Birthday DWAYNE JOHNSON

• Holocaust Rememberance Day
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• World Press Freedom Day

• Name the 1st black teacher in North America.

• We remember James Brown (Father of Soul) 5/3/1933-12/25/2006

• Happy Birthday, KIMORA LEE SIMMONS/ANGELA BOFILL
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• National Teachers' Day

• Name the 1st black-owned business to host a black t.v. show

• Happy Birthday, MARY'actress'MCDONOUGH

• We remember Nick Ashford's birth today d./Adam Yauch 8/5/1964-5/4/12
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• Cinco de Mayo

• We remember Johnnie Taylor

• Who's 1st song was "That's All Right, Mama"?

• Happy Birthda1y, CHRIS BROWN/ANN 'ALICE' DAVIS/ADELE

• Urini Nal (Children's Day - S Korea)

• Japan holiday: Children's Day and Boys' Day
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• We remember George 'Gooper Pyle' Lindsey

• Happy Birthday, GABOUREY SIDIBE/GEORGE CLOONEY/LYNN WHITFIELD/ROMA DOWNEY

• Library Day, USA

• Provider Appreciation Day, global
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• Name the 1st black to own a television station
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• We remember Mauric Sendak, Jeanne "Katherine Chancellor" Cooper d.; Happy Birthday, ROBERT "Bob" JOHNSON/ENRIQUE IGLESIAS

• Former Pres. Harry S. Truman, 1884

• Fulton J. Sheen (1895)
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• John Brown (1800)

• Sir James Barrie (1860)

• We remember, Vidal Sassoon 1/17/1928-5/9/2012; Ottavio Missoni

• Happy Birthday, BILLY JOEL/ROSARIO DAWSON/AUDRINA PATRIDGE

• 1st Cartoon Published (1754)
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• Name 1st black to have a school named in their honor

• Happy Birthday, CHARISE/BONO

• Peace Day
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• Name 1st black founder/owner of black cable network

• Happy Birthday, State of MINNESOTA/We acknowledge Min. LOUIS FARRAKHAN
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• Children's Day/Boys' Day

• Happy Birthday, KIM FIELDS/EMILY VANCAMP/MALIN AKERMAN
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• Happy Birthday, DARIUS RUCKER/STEVIE WONDER/LARI WHITE/ROBT PATTINSON

• Tulip Day
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• Happy Birthday, CATE BLANCHETT/SHANICE"singer" WILSON/MARK ZUCKERBERG

• We remember B.B. King aka King of Blues b. 9/16/25
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• L. Frank Baum (1856)

• Popular Christian Occurrence: Pentecost

• Intl Day of Families
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• Happy Birthday, JANET JACKSON/TORI SPELLING/SOMMORE

• We remember Chuck Brown (8/22/36-5/16/12), Doug Dillard, "batgirl actress" Yvonne Craig
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• N.Y. Stock Exchange Established (1792)

• Happy Birthday, BOB SAGET

• We remember Dennis Hopper 5/17/36-5/29/20; Donna Summers 12/31/48-5/17/12
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• Intl Museum Day

• Victoria Day (Canada)

• Happy Birthday TINA FEY/ROB BASE GINYARD

• We remember "singer" Jerry Vale
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• DAY OF MALCOLM X'S BIRTH, 1925.

• Black Rodeo, Little Rock Ak

• Happy Birthday, GRACE JONES
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• Antoinette Blackwell (1825)

• Happy Birthday, CHER/BUSTA RHYMES

• What is a Qu'ran?

• We remember Robin Gibb (12/22/1949-5/20/2012)
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• Minister Malcolm X pilgrimage to Mecca - 1964 New Name: Malik el Shabazz

• We remember Notorious 'B.I.G.' Smalls 5/21/1972-3/9/1997

• Happy Birthday, MR. T/RON ISLEY
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• Lag BaOmer

• Happy Birthday, GINNIFER GOODWIN/NAOMI CAMPBELL

• What religious organization was the 1st to distribute Holy Bible in hotels?
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• Happy Birthday, State of SOUTH CAROLINA/MAXWELL/DREW CAREY

• We remember Moms Mabley d. 5/23/1975, b. 3/19/1897
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• We remember Hal Jackson, 11/3/?-5/24/12

• National Shoe Week

• We remember Queen Victoria (1819)

• Happy Birthday, PATTI LABELLE/BOB DYLAN/GARY'actor' BURGHOFF
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• Name the 1st black woman to host a weekday talk show? On this day was the last episode of the "Oprah Winfrey Show."

• Global Tap Dance Day

• We remember Ivan Van Sertima (African Historian) 1/26/1935-5/25/2009, Bill 'BOJANGLES' Robinson d.11/25/1949, Lee Chamberlin (actress and playwright),Dixie Carter

• (View stars that have served our country)

• Memorial Day

• Happy Birthday, IAN MCKELLEN
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• We remember John Wayne (1907), Miles Davis

• Happy Birthday, PAM GRIER/LENNY KRAVITZ/LAURYN HILL/OCTAVIA SPENCER
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• Happy Birthday, LOUIS GOSSETT, JR/TODD BRIDGES

• We remember Carrie Smith (8/25/1941-5/27/2012)

• Julia Ward Rowe (1819)

• New Monday Show: Internet Revival Weekend (5/27-29, 2016)
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• Happy Birthday, JAHEIM/GLADYS KNIGHT

• We remember Gary Coleman (2/8/1968-5/28/2010), Maya Angelou (4/4/1928-5/28/2014)
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• Happy Birthday, State of WISCONSIN/RHODE ISLAND/LATOYA JACKSON/REBBIE JACKSON/MELANIE BROWN

• John F. Kennedy (1917)

• We remember Doc Watson d.

• Why do choirs march into the church?
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• We remember Ali-Ollie Woodson (9/12/1951-5/30-2010)

• Happy Birthday, WYNONNA JUDD/RALPH CARTER
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• Happy Birthday, SHARON GLESS/BROOKE SHIELDS/CLINT EASTWOOD
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• Happy Birthday, State of KENTUCKY/TENNESSEE/JADAKISS/HEIDI KLUM/MORGAN FREEMAN/MARK CURRY
• We remember Jean "TV Name Edith Bunker" Stapleton/Ann "TV Name Alice of The Bradys" Davis
• Hosted Theme: MEN APPRECIATION MONTH
• It's National Black Music Month; It's National Caribbean American Heritage Month; Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Month
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• 5th Philadelphia Roots Picnic, 6/2-6/3
• We remember Rue McClanahan (2/21/1934-6/2/2010), Kathryn Joosten d., Richard 'Family Feud Host' Dawson
• Happy Birthday, CORNEL WEST/KIKI SHEPARD/WAYNE BRADY/DENNIS HAYSBERT/JERRY MATHERS
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• Chesapeake Chamber Music's 27th Annual Festival, 6/3-17
• 50th Dramatists Guild Fund Celebration, NY
• Happy Birthday, DENIECE WILLIAMS
• We remember Curtis Mayfield (6/3/1942-5/26/1999), Josephine Baker, Ellen Corby
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• 1st Baptist Church,1665,US
• Happy Birthday, ANGELINA JOLIE/RUSSEL BRAND
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• Dragon Boat/Double Fifth Festival
• Happy Birthday, MARK WAHLBERG/BRIAN MCKNIGHT
• My Memoir-Book Release Anniversary: The Script in My Box (2012)
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• Happy Birthday, JIMMY JAM
• Gustav/Gustavus/Sweden's Birthday/Flag Day, Sweden