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Weather History for November 7
1998: Thermometers in Islip, New York, read a toasty 77.4F.
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Birthday Lore for November 7
Learn to restrain your impetuous nature; you are quick-tempered and jump to conclusions hastily. Your judgment is good and usually right if you take the time to give it due consideration. You are a jovial, fun-loving person and are popular among your acquaintances. Your love is apt to be tempestuous.
Who Else Shares This Birthday?
Born 1943: Joni Mitchell (singer)
Born 1938: Barry Newman (actor)
Born 1918: Billy Graham (evangelist)
On This Day in History
1991: Magic Johnson announced his retirement from basketball because he tested positive for the HIV virus
1874: In a cartoon by Thomas Nast, the elephant was first used to represent the Republican party
1944: President Franklin D. Roosevelt was re-elected for a fourth term
Signs of the Zodiac
SCORPIO (October 23-November 22)
The Scorpion or the Eagle. Ruling planet: Pluto. Element: Water. Quality: Willpower. Ability: To focus on goals.You are the strongest members of the zodiac. Because of this, there is no middle road for you: Choose the high road or the low road, but choose you must. Unlike the other astrological signs of strength, you don’t waste it showing it off. You wait until you truly want something and then focus your will on your goals, drawing them in like a fisherman reels in his net. You have the capacity to get what you want.