Episode 663: Sorry, Wrong Number

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  • QOTW: What’s a very old game that’s 100% worth it to play now?
  • Stewe Lundin

Found this, this morning. 


Apparently a space X rocket is going to crash on the moon on the 4th of May…

May the fourth be with you. 

This article does not say where its going to land on the moon, but one of the Swedish tabloides stated that the Dark side of the moon was the calculated “landing” area.

Guessing there is a risk for the Nazi moon bases on the dark side of the moon.

Somewhere there is a great story in all of this, this might be just what I need to get back to writing again 🙂 


On This Day In History for February 2, 2022

This is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 332 days remaining in 2022.

  • It was on this date in 1653, that New Amsterdam (later renamed The City of New York) was incorporated.
  • Also today in 1709, Alexander Selkirk was rescued after being shipwrecked on a desert island, inspiring Daniel Defoe’s adventure book Robinson Crusoe
  • It was on this date in 1887, that In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day was observed
  • It was 109 years ago today, that Grand Central Terminal opened in New York City
  • It was also this date in 1925 that saw the Serum run to Nome. Dog sleds reach Nome, Alaska with diphtheria serum, inspiring the Iditarod race
  • Leonarde Keeler administered polygraph tests to two murder suspects, the first time polygraph evidence was admitted in U.S. courts on this date in 1935
  • It was 22 years ago today, the First digital cinema projection in Europe (Paris) realized by Philippe Binant with the DLP CINEMA technology developed by Texas Instruments

Happy birthday goes out on this date to:

  • German astronomer, Nicolaus Reimers, born on this date in 1551.
  • Julian Sochocki, Polish-Russian mathematician and academic was born on that same date in 1842.
  • American railway magnate, Frederick William Vanderbilt, born on this date in 1856.
  • Born February 2, 1861, American businessman and philanthropist, founded the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Solomon R. Guggenheim.
  • American businessman, founded Howard Johnson’s, Howard Deering Johnson was born 125 years ago today.
  • Born February 2, 1929, American computer scientist and academic John Henry Holland.
  • Also turning 85 today is American comedian, actor, and activist Tom Smothers.
  • Also born on that same date in 1939,  American chemist and inventor and one of the founders of modern plant biotechnology, Mary-Dell Chilton.
  • Also turning 80 today is English-American singer-songwriter and guitarist Graham Nash.
  • American actress and producer, Farrah Fawcett was born 75 years ago today.
  • American actor and singer, Brent Spiner, born on this date in 1949.
  • Also born on that same date in 1952,  American computer scientist and academic, Ralph Merkle.
  • American actress, model, and businesswoman, Christie Brinkley is 68 today.

Wednesday February 2, is also…

Listener Birthdays

  • 2 – Gary Lindros – aka Gary from Jacksonville – Groundhog’s Day Rules!!!
  • 2 – Chuck Provenzano aka podlurker aka Chuck’s evil twin
  • 2 – Oreo Cookie Monster
  • 3 – Euan Campbell McGregor – Scotland, UK
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  • 7 – Bryon the Big BS in PA, Williamsport PA
  • 8 – Jan Scott from Yorkshire, UK

And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for February  2, 2022

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