Daily Archives: December 20, 2019

Horoscope♉: 12/20/2019


Your practical nature should be appreciated under the prevailing aspects. There’s a powerful force helping you in every task you undertake, and the strength of will to get things done. Feel free to tackle detail-oriented, menial tasks the have been crying for your attention. It’s time to get these things out of the way.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: National Homeless Persons’

Today’s Holiday:
National Homeless Persons’

Remembrance Day
Since 1990, the National Coalition for the Homeless and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council have sponsored this day to bring attention to the plight of the nation’s homeless population and to encourage the public to act on their behalf. Local groups across the country are encouraged to arrange a ceremony to remember the homeless persons in their community who died in the previous year. Candlelight marches, vigils, graveside services, religious services, and public policy advocacy are suggested ways of remembering. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Samuel Leroy Jackson (1948)

Today’s Birthday:
Samuel Leroy Jackson (1948)

Jackson is an American actor who has appeared in more than 100 movies since making his feature film debut in the 1970s, and he claims to have seen every one of his films in theaters alongside paying customers. He is best known for his role as a philosophical hit man in the 1994 film Pulp Fiction. In 2006, he decided to star in the film Snakes on a Plane based solely on its title. What other film did Jackson agree to appear in without reading the script? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Premieres (1937)

This Day in History:
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Premieres (1937)

Snow White was the first full-length animated feature film in history. It was animated entirely by hand and took Walt Disney and his studio three years to complete. It was exponentially more expensive than the animated shorts the studio had produced until that time and met with considerable opposition. Disney eventually had to mortgage his house to help finance the project, which was derisively nicknamed “Disney’s Folly” by those in the film industry. How much did the film go on to earn? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Oscar Wilde

Quote of the Day:
Oscar Wilde

Men become old, but they never become good. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: The Missorium of Theodosius I

Article of the Day:
The Missorium of Theodosius I

The Missorium of Theodosius I is a silver ceremonial dish that is 29 in (79 cm) across and weighs about 34 lb (15 kg). It was probably made in Constantinople in 388 CE to commemorate the rule of Theodosius I, the last Roman emperor to rule both the Eastern and Western Empires. The ornate dish is one of the best surviving examples of late antique imperial imagery and features Theodosius flanked by his co-emperors, an iconography that was later adopted by Western Christianity and given what name? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: go stir-crazy

Idiom of the Day:
go stir-crazy

To become acutely anxious, restless, irritable, irrational, and/or depressed from remaining for too long in an unstimulating, confined, and/or isolated environment. “Stir” in this usage is a slang word for prison. Watch the video…

Word of the Day: execrate

Word of the Day:

Definition: (verb) Find repugnant.

Synonyms: abhor, abominate, loathe

Usage: I was raised to execrate all those whose skin color differs from mine, but I have learned to look beyond the external and get to know people for who they truly are.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Watch “Ottorino Respighi – Feste Romane / Roman Festivals” on YouTube

Watch “Ottorino Respighi: Pini di Roma (“The Pines of Rome”) CSO Fritz Reiner conducting.” on YouTube

Watch “Ottorino Respighi: Pini di Roma (“The Pines of Rome”) CSO Fritz Reiner conducting.” on YouTube









Quote: Chang Jian (708-763)

Quote:  Chang Jian (708-763)

Quote: Chang Jian (708-763)


Watch “Flashmob Oradea – Carmina Burana – 5 MINUTE PENTRU ORADEA, 06.05.2014” on YouTube

Watch “1812 OVERTURE, amazing FLASHMOB – July 4th fireworks song” on YouTube

Watch “The 5 Browns – SLEIGH RIDE (arr. Greg Anderson) – Christmas With The 5 Browns” on YouTube