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Tidbits for April 29

We realize you have limitless avenues for finding the “fodder” that can help make your on-air personalities sound fascinating, relevant and substantive. But we’d love to help make that happen by adding a few “tidbits” to the mix. The stuff you’ll find here is mostly about the ministries we serve (events, birthdays, milestones)—but definitely not limited to that. Hey, we care about National Chocolate Month just as much as the next guy!

A Quote for Today...

I truly feel that there are as many ways of loving as there are people in the world and as there are days in the life of those people. Mary S. Calderone

Famous Birthdays...

Zubin Mehta (1936): music director for life of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.

Dale Earnhardt (1951-2001): NASCAR superstar.

Jerry Seinfeld (1954): Stand-up comedian and actor best know for the TV show Seinfeld.

Andre Agassi (1970): One of history's top tennis players.

On This Date...

In 1945: Dachau, a concentration camp was liberated by US soldiers.

In 1986: Red Sox pitcher Roger Clemens set a major league record by striking out 20 batters in a nine-inning game against Seattle. That broke Nolan Ryan's record of 19.

In 1992: Los Angeles race riots began after the acquittal of police officers accused of beating Rodney King.

Today is...

Zipper Day. Godeon Sundbach of Hoboken, New Jersey, patented the zipper fastener on this day in 1913.

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Join with organizations across the country and help put a stop to child abuse worldwide!

National Poetry Month

Explore your creative side and write a poem or two!