Birthdays For June 6th + Yo-Yo Day
If this is your birthday, congratulations! You are celebrating along with this country music artist. Joe Stampley, born in Springhill, Louisiana, in 1943. He peppers an 11-year string of hits, beginning in 1972, with such titles as "Soul Song," "All These Things" and "Roll On Big Mama," expanding his career in a series of "good ol' boy" duets with Moe Bandy.
Joe, on the right, with Jimmy Fortune and Moe Bandy in the middle. Happy 73rd, Joe!
This Is Yo-Yo Day!
This day is celebrated on June 6th, in honor of the birthday of Donald F. Duncan Sr., born in 1892. A businessman who made the Yo-Yo extremely popular in America, and manufactured the "Duncan Yo-Yo" in the early 1900s.
Here are some antique Yo-Yo's.
Enjoy this day by trying the most popular Yo-Yo tricks, like "walking the dog" or "shooting the moon". It's a great way to impress your friends.
Concho Valley birthdays include:
Darril Basset, 53. From everyone at Day Break.
Billy Timms, 72. From all of The Good Ole Girls.
Michael Cook, 53. From his wife, Tricia and his 2 sons, Eli and Max.
Tommy Prescott, 42. From Wanda. Tommy is the winner of 4 delicious gourmet cupcakes from Cakes In A Cup.
No anniversaries to report.