UNIVERSAL UCLICK ALMANAC
Today is the 128th day of 2013 and the 50th day of spring.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1886, prohibition in Atlanta spurred the sale of the first Coca-Cola soft drink.
In 1973, a 10-week standoff in Wounded Knee, S.D., between federal authorities and American Indian Movement activists ended.
In 1984, the Soviet Union announced that it would boycott that year's Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Harry S. Truman (1884-1972), 33rd U.S. president; Don Rickles (1926- ), comedian/actor; Sonny Liston (1932-1970), boxer; Thomas Pynchon (1937- ), novelist; Mike D'Antoni (1951- ), basketball coach; Bill Cowher (1957- ), football coach/analyst; Lovie Smith (1958- ), football coach; Enrique Iglesias (1975- ), singer; Adrian Gonzalez (1982- ), baseball player.
TODAY'S FACT: In 1999, Nancy Mace became the first female cadet to graduate from The Citadel, a military college in South Carolina.
TODAY'S SPORTS: The United States won 174 medals, including a record 83 gold medals, at the Soviet-boycotted 1984 Summer Olympics.
TODAY'S QUOTE: " All the president is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway." -- Harry S. Truman
TODAY'S NUMBER: 1.8 billion -- average number of servings of Coca-Cola sold daily in 2012.
TODAY'S MOON: Between last quarter moon (May 2) and new moon (May 9).