April192014
at Lake Point Tower

at Lake Point Tower

3PM
at Riverside Walkway

at Riverside Walkway

3PM
at Lake Point Tower

at Lake Point Tower

3PM
at Potbelly Sandwich Shop

at Potbelly Sandwich Shop

9AM

April 19

Happy Birthday RIP Vera Jayne Palmer(“Jayne Mansfield” 1933–1967) Richard Cox(“Dick Sargent” 1930–1994) Dudley Moore(1935–2002) ; Tim Curry–68 Anne Paloma Ruiz-Picasso y Gilot–65 Ashley Ciminella(“Judd”)–46 James Franco–36 Kate Hudson–35 Hayden Christensen–33 ; 1971 – Charles Manson is sentenced to death (later commuted life imprisonment) for conspiracy to commit the Tate/LaBianca murders.

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April 18

Happy Birthday Barbara Hale–92 Hayley Mills–68 James Woods–67 Frederick “Rick” Moranis–61 Eric Roberts–58 Jane Leeves–53 Eric McCormack–51 Conan O’Brien–51 David Tennant(McDonald)–43 Eli Roth–42 Sean Maguire–38 Melissa Joan Hart–38 ;  1906 – a major earthquake struck San Francisco and set off raging fires. More than 3,000 people died.

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April 17

Happy Birthday RIP William Holden(Beedle 1918–1981) Donald Kirshner(1934–2011) John “J. P.” Morgan(1837–1913) ; Michael Sembello–60 Shaun Bean–55 Elizabeth “Liz” Phair–47 Jennifer Garner–42 Victoria Adams-Beckham–39 ; 1937 – Daffy Duck’s first appearance, in Porky’s Duck Hunt ; 1969 – Sirhan Sirhan is convicted of assassinating Robert F. Kennedy

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April 16

Happy Birthday RIP Sir Charlie Chaplin (1889–1977) Enrico “Henry” Mancini(1924–1994) ; Stanley “Bobby” Vinton–79 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar(Ferdinand Alcindor)–67 Ellen Barkin–60 Jonathan Cryer–49 Martin Lawrence–49 Peter Billingsley–43 Lukas Haas–38 ; 1962 – Walter Cronkite succeeded Douglas Edwards as anchorman of “The CBS Evening News.” 

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April 15

Happy Birthday RIP Elizabeth Montgomery(1933–1995) ; Linda Bloodworth-Thomason–67 Heloise Cruse Evans–63 Emma Thompson–55 Seth Rogen–32 Emma Watson–24 ; 1912 – The British passenger liner RMS Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic at 2:20 a.m., two hours and forty minutes after hitting an iceberg. Only 710 of 2,227 passengers and crew on board survive.

April142014
Snow b/w (at Argo Tea)

Snow b/w (at Argo Tea)

6PM
April snow (at Argo Tea)

April snow (at Argo Tea)

6PM
Specks of snow (at Downtown Evanston)

Specks of snow (at Downtown Evanston)

5PM
Cold and wet (at Argo Tea)

Cold and wet (at Argo Tea)

4PM
I am inside (at Argo Tea)

I am inside (at Argo Tea)

9AM

April 14

Happy Birthday RIP Arthur John Gielgud (1904–2000) Rodney Steiger(1925–2002) Johanna “Anne” Sullivan Macy(1866–1936) ; Loretta “Lynn” Webb–82 Julie Christie–73 Peter Rose–73 John Shea–65 Brad “Garrett”(Gerstenfeld)–54 Robert Carlyle–53 Michael Anthony Hall–46 Adrien Brody–41 Sarah Michelle Gellar–37 ; 1828 – Noah Webster copyrights the first edition of his dictionary ; 1865 – President Lincoln was shot and mortally wounded by John Wilkes Booth while attending the comedy “Our American Cousin” at Ford’s Theater in Washington, D.C. He died the next day.

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