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Ptah Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-13-07 11:38 PM
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*******MILESTONE******* (apologies to newyawker99)
December 14, through time.



Events

1902 - The Commercial Pacific Cable Company lays the first Pacific telegraph cable,
from Ocean Beach, San Francisco to Honolulu, Hawaii.

1946 - The UN General Assembly votes to establish its headquarters in New York City.

1972 - Apollo program: Eugene Cernan is the last person to walk on the moon, after he and
Harrison Schmitt complete the third and final Extra-vehicular activity (EVA) of Apollo 17.
This was the last manned mission to the moon of the 20th century.

1962 - NASA's Mariner 2 becomes the first spacecraft to fly by Venus.


Births

1503 - Nostradamus, French astrologer (d. 1566)

1946 - Patty Duke, American actress

1950 - Ptah, DU Lounge Lizard

1954 - Steven MacLean, Canadian astronaut
























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DarkTirade Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-13-07 11:41 PM
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1. Wow... you're like... old. :P
I keed, I keed.

You're getting close though. :)
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havocmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 12:13 AM
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2. Have a Happy Birthday, Ptah!
:hug:
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Ptah Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 12:36 AM
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5. Thank you, havocmom.

Born and raised on the northern prairie, glad to be in the desert.









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Fire Walk With Me Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 12:14 AM
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3. Happy Birthday!
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Ptah Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 12:38 AM
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6. Thanks
:hi:

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Tuesday Afternoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 12:31 AM
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4. ~
Edited on Fri Dec-14-07 01:09 AM by Tuesday Afternoon
balloons


cake


and champagne


and
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Ptah Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 12:39 AM
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7. I'm ready for a birthday nap.
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Tuesday Afternoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 01:10 AM
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10. Is that you?
:loveya:
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Ptah Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 03:11 AM
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11. Yes.
I was tired.
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Indi Guy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 12:41 AM
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8. Is this a young Rush Limbaugh???
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Ptah Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 01:02 AM
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9. Very interesting, but no.




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