On This Day, August 4

Posted on 4th Aug 2012 by ian under On This Day | No Comments »

Welcome to August 4…

Straight to those born on this day…

The Queen Mum, Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon in 1900… Louis Armstrong, in 1901… Australian TV pioneer, Reg Grundy, in 1923… American actor and writer, Billy Bob Thornton, in 1955…. Aussie writer and probably the shyest, nicest, brightest blokes I have had the pleasure to interview, Tim Winton, in 1960… (photo)  the 44th POTUS (President of the united States), Barack Obama, in 1961 and Aussie singer, Jessica Mauboy turns 23 today.

It’s been a busy week for your humble scribe.  Tuesday saw my first Tysabri infusion for MS and the Olympic Games has seen 4:00am starts for my daily blog for the Rydges hotel group.  Here is a link to today’s post – it will only make sense to Australians… and Australians who are familiar with the idiosyncrasies of sports commentator Ray ‘Rabbits’ Warren…

http://www.rydges.com/the-rydges-post/article/2447