November 21: World Hello Day, False Confession Day,World Television Day, Gingerbread Day

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November 21st

★~ Today’s Pictures: Thank you El Morno Friend Stevie, for sharing this beautiful Southwest Sunrise picture, taken by your friend: John Fausett.

★~ Today’s Quote:   “I love how, in scary movies, the person yells out, “Hello?” As if the bad guy is gonna be like, “Yeah, I’m in the kitchen! Want a sandwich?”  Unknown.

★~ World Hello Day:

Well, hello Dolly….It’s so nice to have you back on El Morno where you belong ….You’re lookin’ swell, Dolly, I can tell, Dolly, you’re still glowin’, you’re still crowin’, you’re still goin’ strong. . .Well, hello Dolly…

Oh Hello! Hello! Hello! Today is the day to say “hello” and to say it often and with meaning.

★~ False Confession Day:

False Confession Day encourages you to confess to something that’s untrue. For example, do you remember when five of the six Brady kids admitted that they had broken their mom’s favorite vase so Peter could still go on his camping trip?

Please follow a few simple rules for a safe and happy False Confession Day. Don’t falsely confess to a crime. Don’t falsely report someone lost, killed, or injured. Don’t falsely confess a relationship or love affair.

In celebration of False Confession Day, it might be fun to play “three lies and a truth.”  I suspect this suggestion is going to fall as flat as a fritter on an EL Morno Monday, but I feel duty-bound to make it anyway. I’ll go first. I would love to travel to India, I have never ironed anything, I always clean up the same night as the party, and I enjoy making macramé hanging plant holders.

★~ World Television Day

“The United Nations General Assembly created this holiday in 1996. The inaugural celebration included the first World Television Forum, where leading media figures from the global community gathered to discuss the significance of television in today’s international issues. World Television Day highlights how communications can facilitate social and cultural development, and encourages cooperation and partnerships in international media. Since its invention in the early 1900s, television has served as a medium for communication, entertainment, and household culture. To celebrate World Television Day, spread the word about this holiday and encourage your local government officials to continue to support the development of television media”

Wow! I thought the origin of this day was to commemorate the dramatic and scandalous episodes of Gossip Girl – or perhaps remember back to the days of Grandpa Walton and J.R. Ewing. I really should get offline and pick up the remote more often.  Who knew?

★~ Gingerbread Day:

I would keep it simple and whip up a pan of gingerbread – you can save the gingerbread house and cookies until after Thanksgiving.  Never fear, El Morno will remind you.

★~ Today in History:

♥~ 1871 – The cigar lighter was patented by Moses F. Gale of New York City.

♥~ 1959 – Following his firing from WABC Radio in New York the day before, Alan Freed refused “on principle” to sign a statement that he never received money or gifts (payola) for plugging records. Incidentally, few may remember, but Freed left WABC while he was on the air. He was replaced in mid-record by Fred Robbins, who later became a nationally-known entertainment reporter for Mutual Radio.

♥~ 1980 – The largest TV audience ever, an estimated 82 million people, watched as Sue Ellen’s sister, Kristin Shepard, shot J.R. Ewing on Dallas. The jilted mistress was seen holding the smoking gun after a summer of viewers asking that haunting question, “Who Shot J.R.?” Eighty percent of all viewers watched the show

♥~ 1995 – Capitol Records reported The BeatlesAnthology I had sold 450,000 copies in its first day of release. It was the most single-day sales ever for an album. Yeah, yeah, yeah.

♥~ 1996 –  Cathy Mullikin of Jackson, Tennessee, cooked her Thanksgiving turkey a week early, and she may not have been the only one. Cathy was one of 40-thousand people who got a free 1996 calendar from the county hospital that showed Thanksgiving on the wrong Thursday.

★~ Born Today:

♥~ 1937 – Marlo (Margaret) Thomas Emmy Award-winning producer: Marlo Thomas and Friends in Free to Be … You and Me [1973-74], Free to Be … A Family [1988-89], actress:Nobody’s Child [1985-86]; That Girl, Tribute to Women in Comedy, The Joey Bishop Show, Held Hostage, In the Spirit, Jenny; wife of Phil Donahue; daughter of Danny Thomas

♥~ 1940 – Dr. John (‘Mac’ Malcolm John Rebennack) musician: organ, guitar, singer: Right Place Wrong Time; songwriter: Lights Out, What’s Goin’ On, Lady Luck, Losing Battle

♥~ 1944 – Harold Ramis, screenwriter,  cowrote of some of America’s most beloved comedies, including National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978), Caddyshack (1980), Stripes (1981), Ghostbusters (1984), Groundhog Day (1993), and Analyze This (1999).

♥~ 1945 – Goldie Hawn (Btudlendgehawn) Academy Award-winning actress: Cactus Flower [1969]; First Wives Club, Bird on a Wire, Butterflies are Free, Housesitter, Death Becomes Her,Private Benjamin, Shampoo, The Sugarland Express, Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In, Good Morning, World

♥~ 1963 – Nicollette Sheridan actress: Desperate Housewives, Paper Dolls, Knots Landing, Spy Hard, Silver Strand, Noises Off, Deceptions, The Sure Thing

★~ Did You Know: Hello! 

♥~ Zdravei / Zdrasti (to our Bulgarian friends)

♥~ Nei Ho (to our Cantonese speaking Chinese friends)

♥~ Bonjour (to our French friends)

♥~  Shalom (to our Hebrew speaking friends)

♥~  Namaste (to our Hindi speaking friends)

♥~ Dia dhuit (to our Irish friends)

♥~ Dzien’ dobry (to our Polish friends)

♥~ Sawubona (to our Zulu speaking friends)

♥~ Hola (to our Spanish speaking friends)

♥~ Salve / Ciao (to our Italian friends)


This just seems the best way to send you off into week and your day…You Say Hello…I say Goodbye….

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10 thoughts on “November 21: World Hello Day, False Confession Day,World Television Day, Gingerbread Day

    • HELLO Dawn! I loved Marlo Thomas in That Girl. Hope you have a marvelous Monday…and enjoy a piece of gingerbread…I know you are in “training” but a small piece would be festive and FUN.

  1. Hello! Thanksgiving week and I have two days off. Love this Holiday. I also enjoy a good piece of gingerbread anytime of the year.
    Too early to think a truth..I will get back to you.

    Have a good one.

    • I loved this week when I worked in an office and even now that I am busy with campers I enjoy it. It’s low key and fun.
      Hope you have a piece of gigerbread with a dollop of whip cream on top.

  2. Goodness me it seems like I am a little late to El Morno. I have been to africa, I ran the New York Marathon, I collect love poems, I have had the same bathrobe for 35 years. 😀

    I think you secretly macramé plant hangers.

    Have a good one!

  3. O.K. I absolutely know your lying about wanting to go to India. You for sure have never ironed anything and I’m quite sure Macrame isn’t for you. I know you do clean up the night of the party. Do i know you or what????

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