Singer Patti LaBelle is 68 today

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“Ashes fly back into the face of him who throws them” – African Proverb


May 24: Actor-comedian Tommy Chong is 74. Singer Patti LaBelle is 68. Actor-rapper Big Tyme is 31.


May 24, 1910: Walter M. Hard, a young black barber, invents a device which will improve trolley car service enormously. Hard’s device makes it almost impossible for the electrical contact on top of a car to slip off the overhead wire. This will eliminate the many wasteful delays trolley car riders now suffer whenever the contact slips and the car stops dead. (Source: