BIRTHDAYS 5 OCTOBER
Robert Goddard, US inventor of modern rocket (1882-1945); Glynis Johns, South African-born actress (1923); Diane Cilento, Australian actress (19332011); Vaclav Havel, Czech politician, playwright and former dissident (19362011), Bob Geldof , British singer (1954).
JOKE OF THE DAY
Q: What's the difference between a cat and a frog? A: A Cat has nine lives but a Frog croaks every night!
THOUGHT OF THE DAY
The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding — Justice Louis D. Brandeis (1856-1941).
Kate Winslet, British actress (1975)