It is also "Take Your Dog To Work Day" and, as well, it is: Cuckoo Warning Day Apparently, the cuckoo is somewhat of a meteorological predictor. If the cuckoo sings on June 21st, then folks may expect a rainy summer. If she does not, then the summer should be dry. Ferris Wheel Day The first Ferris Wheel was unveiled at the Chicago Columbian Exposition on June 21, 1893. Designed by George W. Ferris, it contained 36 closed luxury cars. For fifty cents, riders enjoyed a 20-minute ride. Go Skateboarding Day In 2008, the U.S. Congress passed a resolution, sponsored by California Representative Doris Matsui, making Go Skateboarding Day official on June 21st.
Which states are the most and least responsible when it comes to drinking, and where does South Carolina rank? Find out by clicking throught to today's "3 Things You Need To Know"
Happy 69th birthday wishes to Raymond Douglas Davies, best known as Ray Davies, the lead singer of the Kinks. The English rock group had hits starting in 1964 and the band continued to be popular in the 1980s. Their last top ten hit came in 1982 from the "State of Confusion" CD. In honor of Ray Davies' birthday, today's "Lost 80s Classic" is from the Kinks: