UNIVERSAL UCLICK ALMANAC
Today is the 152nd day of 2013 and the 74th day of spring.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1792, Kentucky was admitted as the 15th U.S. state.
In 1796, Tennessee was admitted as the 16th U.S. state.
In 1980, the Cable News Network (CNN) began broadcasting.
In 2009, General Motors Co. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Brigham Young (1801-1877), religious leader; Andy Griffith (1926-2012), actor; Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962), actress; Pat Boone (1934- ), singer; Morgan Freeman (1937- ), actor; Brian Cox (1946- ), actor; Ron Wood (1947- ), guitarist; Heidi Klum (1973- ), model/TV personality; Alanis Morissette (1974- ), singer; Justine Henin (1982- ), tennis player.
TODAY'S FACT: The Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," released on this day in 1967, was the first rock album to win a Grammy Award for Album of the Year.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1925, Lou Gehrig pinch-hit for the New York Yankees, marking the first game in Gehrig's record-setting streak of 2,130 consecutive games played.
TODAY'S QUOTE: " If you think and feel what you're supposed to think and feel, hard enough, it'll come out through your eyes -- and the camera will see it." -- Andy Griffith
TODAY'S NUMBER: 100.1 million -- approximate number of American cable subscribers who receive CNN, a reach surpassed by only seven other networks.
TODAY'S MOON: Between last quarter moon (May 31) and new moon (June 8).