Morning Express – Friday, January 5

A cm here, a cm there….that’s the call for the next few days. Temperatures warming slightly to plus 1c by Sunday. Just light flurries until sometime next week. A fairly significant storm is brewing for Tuesday and Wednesday. Right now, the bulk of the action will target the eastern seaboard of the U.S. however, we could see some heavy snow from this system depending on the storm track – more on that over the weekend if it materializes .

1919 German Workers’ Party forms, precursor to the National Socialist German Workers’ Party (Nazi)

1930 Mao Zedong writes the essay “A Single Spark Can Start a Prairie Fire” to criticize cadres not creating rural revolutionary base areas

1949 US President Harry Truman labels his administration the “Fair Deal”

There’s a fruit that tastes like chocolate pudding. – Native to Central and South America, the fruit is called black sapote and it tastes like a combination of sweet custard and chocolate.

Mickey and Minnie Mouse’s voices got married in real life – Wayne Allwine (Mickey) and Russi Taylor (Minnie) were married from 1986 to 2019.

Queen Elizabeth II was a trained mechanic – As a teenager, Queen Elizabeth II joined the British employment agency at the Labour Exchange and learned about truck, engine, and tire repair.


We Made It! The first week of 2024 is in the history books! Have a Great Weekend!

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