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25 Days of Bad! Day 21: THIS DATE IN HISTORY

25 Days of Bad! Day 21: THIS DATE IN HISTORY
August 29, 2012

A lot of really amazing things happened on this date. Here are some of the best:

2010 33 Chilean miners who have been trapped underground for more than three weeks speak directly with family members for the first time.
2004 For the first time in 20 years the MTV Video Music Awards moves its location from New York / Los Angeles and takes place in Miami.
2002 According to NASA, The largest balloon ever successfully launched floated to the fringes of the upper atmosphere during this week, loaded with space science equipment to study cosmic rays.
1995 Michael Jackson proves again that he is the King of Pop with another #1 hit with You Are Not Alone.
1991 Soviet Parliament Suspends Activities of Communist Party.
1990 Eve of the collapse of the Soviet Union.
1989 Astronomers reported the discovery of a giant hydrogen cloud that could be an unborn galaxy and that possibly provides evidence that new star systems are still being formed
1988 USSR launches 3 cosmonauts (Valery Polyakav, 1 Afghan) to station Mir
1988 During the European leg of his Bad tour Michael Jackson appeared at Roundhay Park in Leeds, England.
1986 The former "American Bandstand" studio was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. The studio is in Philadelphia, PA.
1979 A national referendum is held in which Somali voters approve a new liberal constitution.
1975 Star in Cygnus goes nova becoming 4th brightest in sky.
1968 The Beatles, "Dear Prudence" is recorded.
1965 Gemini 5, carrying astronauts Gordon Cooper and Charles "Pete" Conrad, splashed down in the Atlantic after eight days in space.
1965 US Astronauts Cooper & Conrad complete 120 Earth orbits in Gemini 5
1964 Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins" released
1963 The world reacts to "I Have a Dream" a 17-minute public speech by Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered on August 28, 1963
1962 Mal Goode becomes the first African American television news commentator in the US when he begins broadcasting on ABC.
1961 The first group of volunteers for the Peace Corps departed Washington for Accra, the capital of Ghana. The afternoon before, the Ghana volunteers, and another group bound for Tanganyika, were hosted by President Kennedy at the White House.
1958 Alan Freed's "Big Beat Show" opened at the Fox Theatre in Brooklyn, NY.
1958 George Harrison joined the band Quarrymen. John Lennon and Paul McCartney were also members.
1958 The first of Alan Freed's Big Beat revues is held at Brooklyn, New York's Fox Theatre, featuring Chuck Berry, Bill Haley and his Comets, Frankie Avalon, The Elegants, Bobby Freeman, and Jimmy Clanton.

...and the absolute best thing that happened on this date was the birth of Michael Jackson on August 29, 1958!


Comments (5)

Happy belated birthday my darling, my love! I could finally log in after all these days. You're always on my mind sweety. You are the love of my life, my prince charming, the man of my dreams. I love you with every fiber of my being. I'm so so so in love with you. I have always been and I will always be desperately in love with you. I need you, I want to marry you, I want to make love to you every day of my life. I die of love for you.

Happy Birthday MJ!!!! you are the best always!!!!!! no one can match, you are man incredible beautiful, talented, brillant, hardworking, humble, someone who wants to overcome increasingly, a person with a huge heart...Did you and want to make this a better place, and through your incredible songs could lead to some, others helped to change and become better people.
Michael, your legacy and love will always be remembered, you are part of history and our hearts... I LOVE YOU!

Happy Birthday MJ . I love you !!!

Finally, I can comment! Alot of great events happened on this historic day! This is the day that the Creator sent a very talented person to earth!

( Finally!!!! I can log in……In all these days , I have been really sad and annoyed because I couldn't send you my ‘Happy Birthday’ message : August 29…… I’m sorry Michael……. Now, this is for you…. )
My Beautiful Sweet Angel,
Happy Happy Happy Birthday…..
I could never ever forget this day because you are always in my heart and my mind….
Today is a very important day for me and all of your fans in the world , because today is born the most Shining Sweet and Pure Soul of the whole Universe…
You will live forever inside to your beautiful children , inside to me and everybody who love you!!!
You just dreamed a ‘Better World’ ….
Why have they hurt you so much ?
Why? Why? It’s very difficult for me to accept this….Just for that damned money…….
Well………Sorry Michael……..Today I don’t want to speak about this….
Today we celebrate your Wonderful Life…..
Again, Happy Happy Happy Birthday ,My Love!!!!
Smile Smile Forever with your “Beautiful Smile” , My Sweet Love…..
I love you very very very much and I miss you so much everyday anymore….
Rest In Peace and you promise me I will see you one day, please please ..…….
My Only One Love,
I Will Love You Forever …… Bye