Darren Marlar’s WEIRD HOLIDAYS – June 20

Today is JAWS DAY, marking release of the film on this date in 1975. ***MARLAR: Don’t go in the water!

It’s NATIONAL VANILLA MILKSHAKE DAY, sometimes called ICE CREAM SODA DAY.  ***MARLAR: But they’re NOT the same… so to be fair to everyone I’ll have to order one of each.

Today is WOMAN RUNS THE HOUSE DAY, marking this date in 1921 when Alice Robertson of Oklahoma became the first woman to preside over the U.S. House of Representatives. She presided for 30 minutes.  ***MARLAR: Woman Runs the House Day – celebrated at my house every day of the year.

Today is NATIONAL WRITE A LOVE LETTER DAY.  ***MARLAR: To the woman that runs the house.

Today is TINY GLOVES DAY.  On this day in 1995, at the O.J. Simpson murder trial, Simpson struggled to don a pair of gloves that prosecutors said were worn the night Simpson’s ex-wife, Nicole, and her friend, Ronald Goldman, were murdered.  ***MARLAR: Proving conclusively that he murdered them with gloves that didn’t fit.

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