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• We remember, Peggy "actress" Rea; Nathanial "actor" Taylor (b. 1938)

• Eiffel Tower Completed (1889)

• Eco-friendly Sunday

• Easter Sunday
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• U.S. Confederate Heritage Month

• Happy Birthday, METHOD MAN

• Jazz Appreciation Month, Poetry Month, Military Child Appreciation Month; International Black Women's History Month; National Minority Health Month; (U.S.) Fair Housing Month; Ntl Volunteer Month

• Hosted Theme: White/Black Mixed-Race Ethnicity Appreciation Month

• We remember musician & teacher Ellis Marsalis, Jr. (d. 2020)

• New Monday
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• We remember MARVIN GAYE (4/2/1939-4/1/1984); Winnie Mandela d. 2018.; Traci Braxton b.

• Happy Birthday, MICHAEL FASSBENDER

• Intl Children's Book Day

• Interesting Tuesday
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• Happy Birthday, EDDIE MURPHY/KELLY PRICE/ALEC BALDWIN/DAVID HYDE PIERCE/PARIS JACKSON

• We remember Sarah Vaughan 3/27/24-4/3/90; Bill Withers (d. 2020).

• Doable Wednesday
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• National Equal Pay Day

• 1st U. S. Flag approved, 1818

• Happy Birthday, JILL SCOTT/JAMIE LYNN/DJ DAMAGE/REBA MCENTIRE/ROBERT DOWNEY JR

• We remember Rev. Dr. MLK, Jr. (d. 1968), Roger Ebert d. 4/4/13, Maya Angelou d. 5/28/14

• Anticipating Thursday
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• Happy Birthday, "KID" CHRISTOPHER REID/PHARRELL WILLIAMS

• We remember Cecil Taylor (d. 2018).

• Pleasant Friday
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• Happy Birthday, BILLY DEE WILLIAMS/PAUL RUDD/CANDACE CAMERON-BURE

• Name the 1st record company to record black music

• Who founded the Christian Science Church?

• We remember Thomas Kinkade/Mickey Rooney/Don Rickles/Earl Graves Sr (d. 2019)

• Investment Saturday
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• Why do churches place a cross during Easter?

• National No Housework Day

• Happy Birthday RUSSELL CROWE

• We remember Mike Wallace/Billie Holiday/Lilly Pulitzer

• World Health Day

• Eco-friendly Sunday
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• Birthday of Buddha/Flower Festival in Japan

• We remember Margaret Thatcher, UK/Annette Funicello/Biz Markie

• Happy Birthday, ALLU ARJUN/JOHN SCHNEIDER/AARON O'CONNELL/ROBERT L. JOHNSON

• New Monday
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• What is communion?

• America's 1st Public Library established, 1833

• Happy Birthday, KRISTEN STEWART/KEISHA KNIGHT PULLIAM/MICHAEL LEARNED/HUGH HEFNER/JAZMINE SULLIVAN

• We remember Prince Philip (d. 2021),

• We remember Earl 'rapper DMX' Simmons. (d. 2021)

• Prince Charles and Camilla Anniversary (Europe))

• Interesting Tuesday

• Ramadan ends @ Sunset
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• Encourage a Young Writer Day

• We remember Yvonne Staples (d. 2018). Harry 'actor' Morgan (b. 1915)

• Happy Birthday, DJ Q-TIP/BABY FACE

• National Siblings Day

• National Library Week 4/10-4/16/Week of the Young Child

• Doable Wednesday

• Religion: Eid al-Fitr
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• We remember Meshach Taylor

• Black Maternal Health Week (4/11 - 4/17)

• National Pet Day

• Happy Birthday, JOSS STONE

• Anticipating Thursday
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• We remember our Civil War veterans.

• We remember Jonathan Winters, Herbie Hancock, comedian Charlie Murphy.

• Happy Birthday, DAVID LETTERMAN

• Pleasant Friday
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• Happy Birthday, AL GREEN/PEABO BRYSON

• Songkran, Why not a fountain for a centerpiece?

• We remember Thomas Jefferson (1743)

• Does Satan have other names?

• Investment Saturday
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• Who perfected the Holy Ghost, African-religion steps?

• What is the state of Maryland's nickname?

• We remember Inez Andrews b. 4/14/1939/Jonathan Frid/Percy Sledge b. 11/25/41

• National Gardening Day

• Eco-friendly Sunday
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• The Titanic sank 4/15/1912

• Happy Birthday, SETH ROGEN/FLEX"ACTOR/COMEDIAN" ALEXANDER

• We remember Elizabeth Catlett, 4/15/1912-4/2/2012; Leonardo da Vinci (1452); Greta Garbo; Ray Clark (b. 1933); actress Brian Dennehy (d. 2020).

• New Monday
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• Happy Birthday MARTIN LAWRENCE/AKON

• Name the 1st black to give a recital @ Carnegie Hall

• Interesting Tuesday
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• Happy Birthday, JENNIFER GARNER/KIMBERLY ELISE

• Name the 1st black variety talent show.

• We remember Valerie singer Jones (d.12/2/01)

• We remember Former First Lady Barbara Bush. (d. 2018)

• Doable Wednesday
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• Happy Birthday, JANE LEEVES/CONAN O'BRIEN

• We remember DICK CLARK, 11/30/1928-4/18/2012; Doris Roberts, 11/4/1925-4/18/2016

• Name the year of the 1st woman bishop of United Methodist Church?

• Anticipating Thursday
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• Happy Birthday, JAMES FRANCO

• Revolutionary War began, 1775

• Why do the women in the Nation of Islam wear white?

• We remember Levon Helm d.

• Pleasant Friday
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• We remember Luther Vandross; Cuba Gooding Sr.

• Happy Birthday, JOEY LAWRENCE MIGNOGNA/LARA "SAM" JILL MILLER

• Volunteer Appreciation Day; Husband Appreciation Day

• Why do people dress up to attend church, etc?

• National Park Week (4/20-28)

• Investment Saturday
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• Happy Birthday, QUEEN ELIZABETH II 4/21/1926

• Administrative Professional's Day

• We remember Nina Simone (2/21/1933 - 4/21/ 2003); Prince (6/7/1958-4/21/2016)

• Eco-friendly Sunday
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• We remember Aaron Spelling (b); Erin actress Moran (d); Len Goodman (d. 2023)

• EARTH DAY

• Family Day (South Africa)

• Happy Birthday, SHERRI SHEPHARD/CATHY HUGHES/DJ DRAMA/LAURI"JULIE"HENDLER

• Isabella I (1451)

• New Monday
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• St. George's Day

• We remember Shirley Temple/William Shakespeare

• World Book Day

• James Buchanan (1791)

• National Dance Week ends 4/29

• Interesting Tuesday

• Passover Begin
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• Happy Birthday, BARBARA STREISAND/CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER/JEAN PAUL/KELLY CLARKSON/VALERIE BERTINELLI/LYNN HAMILTON/DEREK LUKE/DJIMON HOUNSON

• Doable Wednesday
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• We remember Ella Fitzgerald (b); Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes (d); BB King (b); Harold Belafonte (d. 2023)

• International: Anzac Day

• Anticipating Thursday
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• We remember Ma "Blues Singer" Rainey; Charles Neville (d. 2018).

• Happy Birthday, CHANNING TATUM/KEVIN JAMES/CAROL BURNETT

• Name the 1st major religious group to endorse gospel music?

• Happy Birthday Former First-Lady, Melania Trump

• Pleasant Friday

• Arbor Day
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• Happy Birthday, LIZZO.

• Holocaust Remembrance Day

• We remember Coretta Scott King 4/27/1927-1/30/2006

• Ulysses S. Grant (1822)

• Investment Saturday
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• Happy Birthday, My Home-State Maryland

• Name the 1st woman to host a t.v. variety show

• Happy Birthday, PENE'LOPE CRUZ/JAY LENO

• James Monroe (1758)

• Administrative Professional's Day

• Eco-friendly Sunday
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• We remember Otis Rush (b. 1934).

• Happy Birthday, ERICA CAMPBELL (MARY/MARY)/EVE 'JAN' PLUMB/DANIEL DAY-LEWIS/MASTER P/MICHELLE PFEIFFER/JERRY SEINFELD

• Duke Ellington (1899)

• Horohito (1901)

• Royal Anniversary: Catherine & William, UK

• National Pet Parents Day

• New Monday
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• Happy Birthday, State of LOUISIANA/WILLIE NELSON/CLORIS LEACHMAN/CHRISTINA HENDRICKS/DAMON DASH

• National Hair Stylist Appreciation Day (Year 2024)

• National No Phone Zone Day; International Jazz Day

• International Jazz Day

• Interesting Tuesday

• Passover Ends @ Sunset
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• International Bereaved Mother's Day; May Day: Law Day; Mother Goose Day; Labor Day (Barbados)
• Holocaust Rememberance Day begins at Sundown
• Hawaii Lei Day; Primero de Mayo (Mexico)
• It's National Military Appreciation Month; Older Americans Month; Asia Pacific American Heritage Month; Mental Health Awareness Month
• Hosted Theme: Women Appreciation Month. It is also the beginning of my summer-hours activities (May - August, yearly).
• We remember Chris "Kross" Kelly; Happy Birthday, TINA CAMPBELL (MARY/MARY)/HEIDI KLUM/DJ REFLEX
• Doable Wednesday
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• Happy Birthday DWAYNE JOHNSON
• Holocaust Rememberance Day
• National Day of Prayer
• Social Event: Our Annual Summer Challenge Theme Announced In May
• Anticipating Thursday
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• We remember James Brown (Father of Soul) 5/3/1933-12/25/2006
• Happy Birthday, KIMORA LEE SIMMONS/ANGELA BOFILL
• Name the 1st black teacher in North America.
• World Press Freedom Day
• Pleasant Friday
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• National Teachers' Day
• We remember Nick Ashford's birth today d./Adam Yauch 8/5/1964-5/4/12
• Happy Birthday, MARY'actress'MCDONOUGH
• Name the 1st black-owned business to host a black t.v. show
• Investment Saturday