oday is Monday, July 30, the 211th day of 2007. There are 154 days left in the year.

July 30 2007

There Are:

1 day until Babylon 5: Lost Tales - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babylon_5:_The_Lost_Tales
1 day until 300 on HD-DVD / Blueray - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/300_(film)
1 day until Shaun of the Dead on HD-DVD - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaun_of_the_Dead
1 day until Hot Fuzz on DVD - http://hotfuzz.com/
3 days until Quakecon 2007 - http://www.quakecon.org/
4 days until The Bourne Ultimatum - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bourne_Ultimatum_(film)
5 days until SIGGRAPH - http://www.siggraph.org/s2007/
11 days until Survivor Man Season 2 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Survivorman
15 days until Lair for the PS3 - http://www.us.playstation.com/Lair/
20 days until Brain Age 2 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brain_Age_2:_More_Training_in_Minutes_a_Day
22 days until BioShock - http://www.2kgames.com/bioshock/
23 days until Games Convention - http://www.gc-germany.com/gcinfo_e.shtml
25 days until PAX - http://www.pennyarcadeexpo.com/
28 days until Metroid Prime 3: Corruption - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metroid_Prime_3:_Corruption
29 days until Warhawk for the PS3 - http://www.us.playstation.com/Warhawk/
32 days unitl Dragon*Con - http://www.dragoncon.org/
32 days until Guild Wars Eye of the North - http://wiki.guildwars.com/wiki/Guild_Wars_Eye_of_the_North
35 days until Enemy Territory: Quake Wars - http://www.enemyterritory.com/
36 days until Heavenly Sword - http://www.heavenlysword.com/
39 days until the PC release of Settlers VI - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Settlers_VI
39 days until the 360 release of Dark Messiah: Elements - http://www.fileshack.com/file.x/10704/Dark+Messiah+of+Might+and+Magic:+Elements+Trailer
50 days until World in Conflict - http://www.worldinconflict.com/index.html
54 days until the Wii Release of Brothers in Arms: Double Time - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brothers_in_Arms:_Double_Time
57 days until Halo 3 - http://www.halo3.com/
57 days until the release of the DethAlbum from Dethklok - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DethAlbum
57 days until Jericho Season 1 on DVD - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jericho_%28TV_series%29
57 days until Gods & Heroes Rome Rising - http://www.godsandheroes.com/
64 days until Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts - http://www.shacknews.com/onearticle.x/47032
64 days until Tabula Rasa Online 10/2/07 - http://www.playtr.com/index.html
64 days until Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ratchet_&_Clank_Future:_Tools_of_Destruction
64 days until Folklore for PS3 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Folklore_%28video_game%29
71 days until TF2, Episode 2, and pOrtal - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valve_Software
78 days until GTA IV - http://www.rockstargames.com/IV/
81 days until E for All - http://www.eforallexpo.com
85 days until the 360 release of Ace Combat 6 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ace_Combat_6
94 days until the 360 release of Mass Effect - http://masseffect.bioware.com/
94 days until Uncharted: Drake's Fortune - http://www.us.playstation.com/Uncharted/
94 days until Unreal Tournament 3 - http://www.unrealtournament3.com/
98 days until Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Call_of_Duty_4
102 days until Assassin's Creed - http://assassinscreed.uk.ubi.com/index.php
105 days until the Wii release of Super Mario Galaxy - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Super_Mario_Galaxy
106 days until Kane & Lynch: Dead Men - http://www.kaneandlynch.com/
109 days unitl Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway - http://www.brothersinarmsgame.com/
109 days until the Wii and DS release of Rayman Raving Rabbids 2 - http://raymanzone.uk.ubi.com/
113 days until Rock Band - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_Band_(video_game)
113 days until Time Crisis 4 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_Crisis_4
116 days until the PS3 release of Haze - http://hazegame.uk.ubi.com/
120 days until Futurama: Bender's Big Score - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Futurama:_Bender's_Big_Score
126 days until the Wii release of Super Smash Brothers Brawl - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Super_Smash_Bros._Brawl
141 days until the HD-DVD/Blueray/DVD release of Blade Runner: The Final Cut - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blade_Runner
297 days until Indiana Jones 4 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indiana_Jones_4
354 days until The Dark Knight - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Dark_Knight_%28film%29
375 days until the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China - http://en.beijing2008.cn/
466 days until Bond 22 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bond_22
790 days until Conan O'Brien takes over the Tonight Show - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Late_Night_with_Conan_O'Brien

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Today's Highlight in History:

On July 30, 1945, during World War II, the battle cruiser USS Indianapolis, which had just delivered components for the atomic bomb that would be dropped on Hiroshima, was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine; only 316 out of some 1,200 men survived the sinking and shark-infested waters.

On this Date:

In 1619, the first representative assembly in America convened in Jamestown, Va.

In 1729, the city of Baltimore was founded.

In 1792, the French national anthem "La Marseillaise," by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, was first sung in Paris by troops arriving from Marseille.

In 1844, the New York Yacht Club was founded.

In 1864, during the Civil War, Union forces tried to take Petersburg, Va., by exploding a gunpowder-filled mine under Confederate defense lines. The attack failed.

In 1932, the Summer Olympic Games opened in Los Angeles.

In 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a bill creating a women's auxiliary agency in the Navy known as "Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service" — WAVES for short.

In 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Medicare bill, which went into effect the following year.

In 1975, former Teamsters union president Jimmy Hoffa disappeared in suburban Detroit — although presumed dead, his remains have never been found.

In 1980, the Israeli Knesset passed a law reaffirming all of Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state.

Ten years ago: Two men bombed Jerusalem's most crowded outdoor market, killing themselves and 16 others. Eighteen people, including two Americans, were killed in a landslide that swept one ski lodge onto another at the Thredbo Alpine Village in southeast Australia.

Five years ago: President George W. Bush signed into law the most far-reaching government crackdown on business fraud since the Depression. Expelled from Congress a week earlier, an unrepentant James A. Traficant Jr. was sentenced to eight years behind bars for corruption and made it clear he intended to run for re-election from his prison cell — and expected to win. (He didn't.) Pope John Paul II canonized Pedro de San Jose Betancur, Central America's first saint. WNBA player Lisa Leslie became the first woman to dunk in a professional game, jamming on a breakaway in the first half of the Los Angeles Sparks' 82-73 loss to the Miami Sol.

One year ago: Israel agreed to a 48-hour suspension of aerial activity over southern Lebanon after its bombing of a Lebanese village that killed 29 people. Congo held its first multiparty election in four decades (incumbent President Joseph Kabila later won a runoff).

Today's Birthdays:

Actor Dick Wilson ("Mr. Whipple") is 91.
Actor Richard Johnson is 80.
Actor Edd "Kookie" Byrnes is 74.
Blues musician Buddy Guy is 71.
Movie director Peter Bogdanovich is 68.
Feminist activist Eleanor Smeal is 68.
Former U.S. Rep. Patricia Schroeder, D-Colo., is 67.
Singer Paul Anka is 66.
Jazz musician David Sanborn is 62.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is 60.
Actor William Atherton is 60.
Actor Jean Reno is 59.
Blues singer-musician Otis Taylor is 59.
Actor Frank Stallone is 57.
Actor Ken Olin is 53.
Actress Delta Burke is 51.
Singer-songwriter Kate Bush is 49.
Country singer Neal McCoy is 49.
Actor Richard Burgi is 49.
Director Richard Linklater is 47.
Actor Laurence Fishburne is 46.
Actress Lisa Kudrow is 44.
Bluegrass musician Danny Roberts (The Grascals) is 44.
Country musician Dwayne O'Brien is 43.
Actress Vivica A. Fox is 43.
Actor Terry Crews ("Everybody Hates Chris") is 39.
Actor Simon Baker is 38.
Movie director Christopher Nolan is 37.
Actor Tom Green is 36.
Actress Christine Taylor is 36.
Actor-comedian Dean Edwards is 34.
Actress Hilary Swank is 33.
Actress Jaime Pressly is 30.

Thought for Today:

"If bread is the first necessity of life, recreation is a close second." - Edward Bellamy, American author (1850-1898).

I stole this from hirez from Shacknews.com (http://www.shacknews.com/laryn.x?id=14845773#itemanchor_14845773).