Chuck Norris

Actor Chuck Norris places corporal chevrons on U.S. Marine Corps Corporal John Wright during a promotion ceremony at Camp Taqaddum in the Al Anbar province of Iraq in November of 2006, during a United Service Organizations tour.

1 “Chuck Norris doesn’t read books. He stares them down until he gets the information he wants.” Long before he played Walker, Texas Ranger, Norris starred as Matt Hunter in the long-forgotten action film, “Invasion U.S.A.” The movie was the number 1 film in the U.S. on this day back in 1985 and stayed in that spot for approximately one week, according to Box Office Mojo.

2 “Oh, Honey, Honey!” Back in 1969, the number 1 song in the nation was “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies. This sweet hit managed to stay on the top of the charts for four weeks, according to’s Archives.

3 On this day in 2005, John G. Roberts, Jr. became the 17th chief justice of the United States Supreme Court. Roberts was appointed to the Court by former President George W. Bush following the retirement of Sandra Day O’Connor and the death of former Chief Justice William Rehnquist, according to Britannica.

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