Wednesday, June 21, 2017

June 22, 2017

Welcome Summer, and welcome Thursday 13 players.

Check out the sales! The stores will have their cold weather clothes out in another week. Ha.


Thursday 13 is the place where the meme addicts join together to make a list of 13 things.

We don't care what you list. Show us photos, the books you're reading, the places you've been, the stuff close to your heart. The great thing about this meme is we ask no questions but if you want to tell 13 lies, go right ahead! If you need an idea, check out the topics list at the top of the blog.


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Today's Fact

On June 22, 1969 Cleveland, Ohio's polluted river caught fire. The blaze spurred change after a reporter witnessed an oil slick burning near a steel mill on the Cuyahoga River. The resulting feature in Time magazine, despite using images from a previous fire on the river, turned out to be instrumental in furthering the growing environmental movement in the US.
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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

June 15, 2017

Welcome Thursday 13 players! We hope you are enjoying these glorious days of June and readying yourselves for the summer to come.

Thursday 13 is easy - just list 13 things. We don't care what the topic is, so go for it.

If you need an idea, check out the list of Topic Ideas near the top of the blog.

Please sign up with Mr. Linky so we can visit you. Feel free to leave a comment if you want.

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Today's Fact

On June 15, 1215 (boy that was a long time ago!), King John conceded absolute power and put it in writing. His absolute monarchical power ended when the beleaguered king formally agreed to respect the feudal privileges of England's nobility. Belief that this Magna Carta strengthened individual liberty greatly influenced the American Constitution and the development of modern democracies.
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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

June 8, 2017

Greetings and salutations to the Thursday 13 players! We are looking forward to reading your entries today.

Thursday 13 is easy! Just a list of 13 things - because we aren't scared of that number! LOL. We don't care what things you list - it can be books, collections, photos, quotes, random thoughts - it's all up to you! If you need a topic idea, check the "Need a Topic Idea?" page near the top of the blog.

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Today's Fact

On June 8, 1949, everyone learned that Big Brother is watching you when '1984' by George Orwell was published. He introduced newspeak, thought-crimes, and Big Brother in his vision of a dystopian future. The book 1984 became a great literary work and an accurate warning of the "double plus ungood" rise of totalitarianism and surveillance.
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Also, it's CountryDew's birthday!

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

June 1, 2017

Welcome Thursday Thirteen players! Happy June!

What wonderful topics will you share with us today? We are anxious to hear about the books you read, the things you write, the passions you possess and all the wonderful items that make you the beautiful and fantastic person that you are.

If you need an idea for a topic, check out the topics page near the top of the blog.

We look forward to having you come join in the fun and play along! List your name in the linky and visit others if you'd like.

And if you want to redirect others to this hub, the link is:
http://newthursday13.blogspot.com. You can copy and paste that if you like.
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Today's Fact

On June 1, 1967, The Beatles issued their eighth studio LP and released what many consider to be the best rock album in history. With Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, The Beatles reinvent itself as a band, and in the process, changed the entire landscape of modern popular music. The smash hit was a revelation for critics and some called it a major work of art.
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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

May 25, 2017

Welcome players of the New Thursday Thirteen! I hope you have the be in your be-bop today and that all is well with you.

Thursday 13 is easy! Just list 13 things. We don't care what you list or post. Put up vacation shots, dogs, sayings, quotes, books, your eccentric and wonderful thoughts - give us all of it! We love the variety. Check out the potential topics list at the top of the page if you need an idea.


Sign up with Mr. Linky after Today's Fact so we can come visit. It's a great way to make friends!

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Today's Fact

On May 25, 1977, director George Lucas' space opera opened in only 32 theaters in the U.S. because 20th Century Fox did not have much confidence in the movie. It premiered ahead of other presumed sure-fire summer hits because it was expected to flop. Star Wars went on to prove the naysayers wrong, becoming a blockbuster hit and an unstoppable cultural phenomenon that continues 40 years later.
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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

May 18, 2017

Welcome Thursday 13 players! What's up?

Thursday 13 is a meme where you list 13 things on Thursdays. What kind of things? Any kind of things. Pictures, books, what's on your desk, what's on your mind, the names of your relatives - we don't care. We're down with it all.


If you need an idea, check out the topics page above.

Please link up with Mr. Linky after Today's Fact so we can find you and read your Thursday 13!
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Today's Fact

On May 17, 1875 the first Kentucky Derby race was held at a new track founded by the grandson of explorer William Clark. With African-American jockey Oliver Lewis on board, Aristides won the first Kentucky Derby. Eight years later, the venue was named Churchill Downs.
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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

May 11, 2017

Greetings, and welcome to Thursday 13!

Make up a list of 13 things and post it on your blog on Thursday. That's it! Easy peasy.

Some ideas for you: favorite things, collections, quotes, how to do something, whatever is on your mind, books, photos, single words, etc. You can check the page at the top for ideas if you need a little boost.

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Today's Fact

On May 11, 868 the Buddhist Diamond Sutra was created in China by woodblock printing on a 16-foot-long scroll and affixed with an exact date. The work survived to become the oldest known printed and dated text in existence. It pre-dates the Gutenberg Bible by almost six centuries.
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