UPI Almanac for Friday, July 29, 2016

On July 29, 1981, British Prince Charles, son of the queen, married Diana Spencer at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. Today is Friday, July 29, the 211th day of 2016 with 155 to follow. The moon is waning. Morning stars are Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Venus, Mercury, Jupiter, …

Quote of the Day

“Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing. I think you will probably be rewarded mightily by our press.”  ~DONALD J. TRUMP, at a news conference, on the hacking at the Democratic National Committee. Source: Quotation of the Day – The New …

Celebrity Birthdays for July 29, 2016

Keyboardist Neal Doughty of REO Speedwagon is 70. Singer-bassist Geddy Lee of Rush is 63. TV personality Tim Gunn (“Project Runway”) is 63. Singer Patti Scialfa of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band is 63. Country singer Martina McBride is 50. Drummer Chris Gorman (Belly) is 49. Actor Wil …

The Ugly Battle Over the Wildenstein Art Empire – Bloomberg

Once the world’s richest and most influential dealers, the family is trying to fight off a half-billion dollar tax bill. Over recent weeks in hushed New York dining rooms and private Parisian salons, Guy Wildenstein has been a walking object lesson in how billionaire dynasties decline: surrounded by lawyers, pitied, …