Events
August 7
1907 – Walter Johnson pitched his first major-league victory by leading the Washington Senators to a 7-2 win over the Cleveland Indians. Johnson won 414 games in his career.

1970 – Christine McVie joined Fleetwood Mac as the group’s first female member. McVie was married to bass player John McVie. She quit touring with the group in 1991.

1981 – After 128 years of publication, The Washington Star ceased operation. Only one daily newspaper remained to serve the nation’s capital: The Washington Post.

Happy Birthdays

Michael Shannon is 40 today enjoy this Funny or Die Clip of Shannon reading a Sorority Letter

Verna Bloom is 75 she played Marion Wormer one of my favorite films Animal House

Marion Wormer: No, vegetables are sensual. People are sensuous

Otter: Mrs. Wormer, I’m so glad you could come.
Marion Wormer: Cut the crap. Give me a drink.

 

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