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1972 This is the break-in of the democratic national headquarters at the Watergate, which would lead to the resignation of Richard Nixon.

*The first burglary took place on May 28th

*Two failed attempts were made on Memorial Day Weekend

*Ordered by president and paranoid weirdo Richard Nixon

*The “plumbers” included convicted felon and conservative radio host G. Gordon Liddy

*Led to the investigation and eventual resignation of Richard Nixon

1994 OJ Simpson, driven by his friend al cowling is slowly chased on a Los Angeles highway in a white ford bronco, after his x-wife and a waiter were found dead in her home. Which he totally didn’t kill, which is totally the reason why he was running.

*Former American football star and minor film actor

*After the murder of his ex-wife and her friend, OJ ran from police in a slow moving car chase

*A note was released to the media interpreted as a suicide note

*The white Ford Bronco was driven by his friend Al Cowlings

*One of the first examples of a “media circus”

1980 Venus Williams – is one-half of the eponymous tennis sister duo, and she has an awesome butt.

*Gold medal (singles) in 2000

*Gold medal (doubles) in 2000, 2008, and 2012

*Second in overall $ (as of May 2012)

*632-160 (as of May 2012)

*Name rhymes with “penis”

1943 Barry Manilow – and the inventor of lame chroner adult contemporary style of music Barry Manilow.

*Changed his name from Barry Alan Pincus

*Copacabana (At the Copa)


*Could It Be Magic?


*Las Vegas headliner

1898 M.C. Escher – Dutch Graphic artist M.C. Escher, is best known for his mathematically inspired woodcuts and lithographs. This is an example of impossible construction.

*Dutch graphic artist

*Known for fractal inspired woodcuts and lithographs

*Drawing hands

*Sky and water

*Ascending and descending



*Metamorphosis III

1943 and finally, former speaker of the house Newt Gingrich organized the political program “Contract with America”, which brought a republican majority in the 1994 congress for the first time in 40 years.

*Speaker of the house, 1995-1999

*Architect of the “Contract with America”

*Orchestrated the end of a four decade long Democratic majority in the House

*Ran for president in 2012 alongside Mitt Romney and Michelle Bauchman

*Soft marshmallow filling

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