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Monday, October 28, 2013

Blow Out the Candles October 28

Hall of Fame player and coach Lenny Wilkens is celebrating his 76th birthday today.
 1972-73 Topps #81

Career highlights and awards
As player:
9× NBA All-Star (1963–1965, 1967–1971, 1973)
NBA All-Star Game MVP (1971)
Consensus NCAA All-American Second Team(1960)
NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team
No. 19 Retired by the Seattle SuperSonics
As coach:
NBA champion (1979)
NBA Coach of the Year (1994)
Named one of the Top 10 Coaches in NBA History
Gold medal winner at the Olympic Games (1996)

Medical researcher and virologist Jonas Salk was born in New York, New York on this date in 1914.

"Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality."

"I pictured myself as a virus or a cancer cell and tried to sense what it would be like."

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is celebrating his 58th birthday today (however he wants!).

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