UPI Almanac for Monday, July 6, 2015

First women admitted to U.S. Naval Academy, PyeongChang chosen for 2018 Winter Games … on this date in history. Today is Monday, July 6, the 187th day of 2015 with 178 to follow. The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury, Nepune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Saturn …

Quote of the Day

“Sometimes they’ll ask me, ‘Don’t you want a normal picture?’ No, I just want a selfie.” ~MAGGIE FITZGERALD, a lobbyist in Des Moines who has maneuvered her way into photos with politicians willing and unwilling. Source: Quotation of the Day – The New York Times

Celebrity Birthdays for July 6, 2015

Actor William Schallert is 93. Singer-actress Della Reese is 84. Actor Ned Beatty is 78. Singer Gene Chandler is 75. Country singer Jeannie Seely is 75. Actor Burt Ward is 70. Actor-director Sylvester Stallone is 69. Actor Fred Dryer is 69. Actress Shelley Hack is 68. Actress Nathalie Baye is …

Out to pasture | The Economist

A plan to send old people to the countryside IN SUGAMO, a district of Tokyo, the river of human traffic turns greyer and slower as it files past shops selling thermal underwear and orthopaedic socks. Pavements have been modified to accommodate wheelchairs. Hand-written signs replace neon. The main street hosts …