The Moron's Daily Briefing

Aug. 15 - The Woodstock Music and Arts Fair began on this date in 1969, on Max Yasger's farm in upstate New York. The greatest gathering of marketing and advertising professionals in American history, the festival featured the musical artists behind some of today's hottest commercial jingles.

Napoleon Bonaparte was born on August 15, 1769. Other birthday celebrants: Jim Webb (1946), Rose Marie (1925), Oscar Peterson (1925), Phyllis Schlafly (1924), Julia Child (1912), Edna Ferber (1887), and Sir Walter Scott (1771).

It's Great Lady Day in Croatia, Independence Day in India, Liberation Day in South (Good) Korea, and Princess Anne's Birthday in the UK.

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