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April 16

Saints o' the Day include Saint Drogo or Duron(patron saint of shepherds), Saint Optatus and companions, Saint Encratis, Saint Turibius of Astorga, Saint Paternus or Pair, Saint Fructuosus of Braga, Saint Magnus, Saint Contardo, Saint Joseph Benedict Labre, and Saint Bernadette Soubirous.

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Celebrating birthdays: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1947); Ellen Barkin (1955); Bobby Vinton (1935). Bobby Vinton is still going strong with a pretty big theater if his own in Branson, Missouri, where there are currently two shows playing: "Bobby Vinton" and "Spirit of the Dance."

Born today but not celebrating: Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977), Wilbur Wright (1867-1912), and Selena (1971-95).

 

 

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