UNIVERSAL UCLICK ALMANAC
Today is the 151st day of 2013 and the 73rd day of spring.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1790, President George Washington signed the first U.S. copyright law.
In 1889, the failure of the South Fork Dam on Pennsylvania's Lake Conemaugh caused a huge flood that engulfed Johnstown, Pa., claiming 2,209 lives.
In 1927, Ford Motor Co. ended production of its Model T cars.
In 2005, an article in Vanity Fair magazine revealed that former FBI official W. Mark Felt was the anonymous Watergate scandal whistleblower known as "Deep Throat."
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Walt Whitman (1819-1892), poet/journalist; Norman Vincent Peale (1898-1993), religious leader/writer; Clint Eastwood (1930- ), actor/director; Johnny Paycheck (1938-2003), singer; Joe Namath (1943- ), football player; John Bonham (1948-1980), drummer; Lea Thompson (1961- ), actress; Brooke Shields (1965- ), actress; Archie Panjabi (1972- ), actress; Colin Farrell (1976- ), actor.
TODAY'S FACT: Copyright laws established in 1978 state that copyright protections last for the lifetime of the author, plus an additional 70 years.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1937, New York Giants pitcher Carl Hubbell's 24-game winning streak ended.
TODAY'S QUOTE: " Keep your face always toward the sunshine -- and shadows will fall behind you." -- Walt Whitman
TODAY'S NUMBER: 15 million -- Ford Model T's produced between 1908 and 1927.
TODAY'S MOON: Last quarter moon (May 31).