Thought for Today:
Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.
Today's Highlight in History:
1937: Dominant Aerican film actor Dustin Lee Hoffman was born on August 8th in Los Angeles, California. He appeared in many films and is most famous for Kramer VS. Kramer, Rain Mand and The Graduate etc.
1961:Peking opera legend Mei Lanfeng died at 67 on August 8.His most famous roles were those of female characters and he was the first artist to spread Peking Opera to foreign countries, participating in cultural exchanges with Japan, the United States, and other regions.