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Things You Need to Know Today – May 3rd 2016

Fort McMurray, AB, Canada / MIX 103.7

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It’s Totally Tuesday, and if you think there isn’t anything special about today, you’re wrong!

Famous Birthdays:

  • James Brown – 1933-2006
  • Bing Crosby – 1903-1977
  • Christina Hendricks – 41

World Asthma Day:

World Asthma Day is an initiative begun in 1998 by the Global Initiative for Asthma, which is an organisation that sets medical guidelines for the control of the disease. A theme is selected annually that raises awareness of the causes and effects of this bronchial condition, which affects approximately 235 million people worldwide. (source: daysoftheyear.com)

Garden Meditation Day:

Garden Meditation Day provides the perfect opportunity to achieve inner peace while honoring the essential ties between people and the environment. Garden and wild plants play a huge role in sustaining life on Earth; they produce food, they make oxygen, they preserve the soil and they beautify the planet. It’s no wonder that mankind has a natural connection to plant life. Garden meditation has been practiced for thousands of years because the natural elements in a garden create a soothing, peaceful environment for retreat, and they enable the necessary focus to bring about calm and stress relief. (source: daysoftheyear.com)

Today in History:

  • 1978 – The first unsolicited bulk commercial email (which would later become known as “spam”) is sent by a Digital Equipment Corporation marketing representative to every ARPANETaddress on the west coast of the United States.
  • 2000– The sport of geocaching begins, with the first cache placed and the coordinates from a GPS posted on Usenet.

That’s all for today, I need to start Geocaching…too bad I don’t like walking and stuff…

-Matt

 

 

 

 

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