UNIVERSAL UCLICK ALMANAC
Today is the 156th day of 2013 and the 78th day of spring.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1947, Secretary of State George Marshall proposed the Marshall Plan for economic aid to war-torn Europe.
In 1956, Elvis Presley gave his famous hip-shaking performance of "Hound Dog" on "The Milton Berle Show."
In 1968, U.S. presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy was fatally shot by Sirhan Sirhan.
In 2004, former President Ronald Reagan died at age 93.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Adam Smith (1723-1790), economist/philosopher; John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946), economist; Bill Moyers (1934- ), TV journalist/author; Spalding Gray (1941-2004), actor/writer; Kenny G (1956- ), musician; Jeff Garlin (1962- ), actor/comedian; Mark Wahlberg (1971- ), actor.
TODAY'S FACT: In 2013, an estimated 5.2 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1993, Julie Krone rode Colonial Affair to victory in the Belmont Stakes, becoming the first female jockey ever to win a Triple Crown race.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "Democracy may not prove in the long run to be as efficient as other forms of government, but it has one saving grace: It allows us to know and say it isn't." -- Bill Moyers
TODAY'S NUMBER: 20 -- approximate percentage of the Israeli population that is Arab.
TODAY'S MOON: Between last quarter moon (May 31) and new moon (June 8).