Nov 18, 2012

November 18.

In 1883, the US and Canada adopted a system of time zones. In 1926, George Bernard Shaw refused the Nobel Prize money. In 1928, the first sound-synchronized animated cartoon premiered in New York w/Mickey Mouse. In 1959, "Ben-Hur" debuted. In 1963, the first push-button phone went into service. In 1966, U.S. Roman Catholic bishops allowed meat-eating on Fridays. In 1978, Jim Jones spearheaded a massive murder-suicide in Guyana.  It's Imogene Coca's birthday. Don Cherry's. Margaret Atwood's. Mission: Don't drink the Kool-Aid!!!! Laugh instead.