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Famous Birthdays, August 8th

Born August 8th: Actor Dustin Hoffman (multiple Best Actor Oscar winner, multiple Golden Globe winner, Primetime Emmy winner, multiple Screen Actors Guild nominee, known for such films as “The Graduate”, “Midnight Cowboy”, “Little Big Man”, “Straw Dogs”, Papillon”, “All the

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Events, August 8th

1815 – Napoleon Bonaparte set sail for St. Helena, in the South Atlantic. The remainder of his life was spent there in exile. 1899 – The refrigerator was patented by A.T. Marshall. (Image: zealousgood.com) 1900 – In Boston, the first

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Wacky… But True, August 8th

Ten years ago only about 1 in 3 adults (35%) said it was OK to use a phone while using the toilet. Today that number’s quite a bit higher… about 81%! Further tech news… a recent study in the Journal

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Joke Of The Day, Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

A customer in a New York restaurant gushed to the chef, “Your veal parmigiana is superb! I spent a month in Italy, and yours is better than any I had over there.” “Naturally,” the chef said. “Over there, they use

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Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By muskoka411.com, August 8th

Bruce Peninsula OPP responded to 180 calls for service over this past August long weekend, including 33 traffic complainants for speeding, unsafe passing and distracted driving. Five drivers were charged for stunt driving, more than 50 km/h over the posted

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, August 8th

Today: Mainly cloudy with showers likely and the risk of a thunder-storm. The fog patches lifting this morning. A high of 24. The hu-midex making it feel like 32. The UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight: Clearing this evening. Fog

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Celebrity Birthdays, August 8th

Born August 8th: Actor Richard Anderson (known for such tv series as “The Six-Million Dollar Man” and “The Bionic Woman” as Oscar Goldman and the film “Paths of Glory”) is 91. Actor Dustin Hoffman (multiple Best Actor Oscar winner, multiple

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Events, August 8th

August 8th: 1815 – Napoleon Bonaparte set sail for St. Helena, in the South Atlantic. The remainder of his life was spent there in exile.  1899 – The refrigerator was patented by A.T. Marshall.  1940 – The German Luftwaffe began

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Wacky… But True, August 8th

The numbers are in and Death Valley, California set a record in July with the hottest average month in the history of the Western Hemisphere. Daytime temperatures were 120 with one day at 127. Four Dallas police officers who responded

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Dark Tower Narrowly Defeats Dunkirk, New On DVD: Released August 8th

Dark Tower Narrowly Defeats Dunkirk: The Dark Tower battled poor reviews and a mostly disinterested target audience, but still found a way to debut at No. 1 over the weekend, ahead of Dunkirk. The film made just $19.5 million over

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The Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By muskoka411.com, August 8th

The Municipality of Meaford reminds residents that due to the Civic Holiday, curbside waste pickup (garbage, green bin and recycling) will be delayed by one day the week of August 7th to 11th. For more information, visit www. Meaford.ca/waste. Also,

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, August 8th

Today: Mainly sunny. Winds becoming west at 20 km/h this afternoon. A high of 24. The humidex making it feel like 29. The UV index 8 or very high. Tonight: Clear skies. Light winds. A low of 15. Tomorrow: A

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