November 21st is... (Includes Printable Freebies)

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Wednesday, November 21, 2018 | 0 comments
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Image: Tweetie birds, Minnesota State Fair, by Kevin Dooley on Flickr
Tweetie birds, Minnesota State Fair, by Kevin Dooley
November 21st is... Tweety Bird's Birthday (1942), World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day, World Hello Day, National Stuffing Day, Pumpkin Pie Day, National Cranberry Day, National Gingerbread Day, National Zinfandel Day, World Television Day (1996), Alascattalo Day (About Alaska and humor), Human Cannonball Birthday (1871), Who Shot J.R.? (38th Anniversary)(1980), Blackout Wednesday/Black Wednesday/Drinksgiving/Thanksgiving Eve/Wacky Wednesday/Tie One On Day, National Jukebox Day, False Confession Day, National Red Mitten Day (Canada), St. Gelasius' Day, Love Theatre Day, World Fisheries Day, Feast of the Presentation of Mary

MORE (3rd Wednesday): Geographic Information Systems Day/GIS Day, National Jukebox Day, National Family Caregivers Day, What Do You Love About America Day

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, paper crafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages.

Want more Holidays to celebrate? Click for our Index of Holiday Freebies

Image: I Tawt I Taw a Puddy Tat: Fifty Years of Sylvester and Tweety, by Jerry Beck (Author), Shalom Auslander (Author). Publisher: Henry Holt and Co (November 1, 1991)Tweety Bird's Birthday (1942)
-- On November 21, 1942, Tweety Bird made his first appearance in the Warner Brothers cartoon titled A Tale of Two Kitties. Tweety is a fictional Yellow Canary in the Warner Bros. Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of animated cartoons. Even in this initial appearance, Tweety reveals early on that his cute appearance masks a willingness to be merciless, even sadistic, towards anyone who threatens him. Source

Read: I Tawt I Taw a Puddy Tat: Fifty Years of Sylvester and Tweety
-- Taking its title from Tweety's most famous line, this book is a richly illustrated biography of the pair tracing the creation and evolution of Sylvester, Tweety, and their cohorts, including Granny, Sylvester Jr., Speedy Gonzales, Spike, and Hippety Hopper, the kangaroo baby Sylvester often mistakes for a giant mouse. As with all books of this genre, the illustrations tell the story. Included is a complete filmography of all Sylvester and Tweety cartoons released between 1942 and 1965.

Image: Watch Sylvester and Tweety on Prime VideoWatch Sylvester and Tweety on Prime Video -- The hilarious antics of Warner Bros.' classic animated characters are collected here in the original theatrical cartoons.

Tweety Bird Cell Phone Charm -- Fashionable and attractive design for your cell phone. Protect your iPhone's docking port from dust and lint

Hallmark Keepsake Christmas Ornament 2018 -- Tweety may look like an angel, but Sylvester the cat certainly thinks otherwise. Dressed in a gown with wings and a halo, everyone's favorite bright-eyed bird appears absolutely cherubic in this Christmas tree ornament. Looney Tunes and Tweety fans will love to see him perched on their tree. Just keep him out of reach of any puddy tats.

Tweety Bird Coloring Books

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
69 Tweety pictures to print and color
10 Lovely Tweety Bird Coloring Pages
Tweety Bird Dot to Dot printable worksheets
The Sylvester and Tweety Printable Jigsaw Puzzle
Printable Tweety Pie Colouring Books Online
Watch Free Online Tweety Cartoons
Tweety's Make A Match Online Game
Tweety Bird Collector Pins - Receive your first Tweety Bird Collector Pin for FREE -- a savings of $12.95! You pay only $2.95 shipping and service.
Tweety Bird Soundboard - 30 tracks
21 Facts You Never Knew About Looney Tune’s Tweety Bird!

World Hello Day
- The object is to say hello to ten people on the day. By greeting others, the message is for world leaders to use communication rather than force to settle conflicts. People in 180 countries have participated in this annual activity for advancing peace through personal communication.

Tie One On Day
-  Tie One On and celebrate the humble apron and the spirit of women of earlier generations who donned this universal symbol of home, family, and mothering as the uniform of their daily wardrobe and helped make America the great country it is today.

National Stuffing Day
- It has yet to be determined if this celebration refers to the bread-melee in the turkey or the voracious gluttony of the day, but it's fair to assume both are indulged in with popularity on this day.

World Television Day (1996)
- On Dec 17, 1996, the General Assembly proclaimed this day as World Television Day, commemorating the date in 1996 on which the first World Television Forum was held at the UN.

Alascattalo Day
- To honor humor in general and Alaskan humor in particular. Event is named after alascattalo, said to be the genetic cross between a moose and a walrus.

Human Cannonball Birthday (1871)
- Some authorities assert that the first human cannonball act took place in 1871 when a young male performer posing as a woman was shot from a catapult-like device during a show at a London music hall.

Who Shot J.R.? (38th Anniversary)(1980)
- In the final scene of the 1979–1980 season, the character J. R. Ewing, played by Larry Hagman, was shot by an unknown individual. The episode, titled A House Divided, was broadcast on March 21, 1980. Ultimately, the person who pulled the trigger was revealed to be Kristin Shepard (Mary Crosby) in the Who Done It?" episode, which aired on November 21, 1980. Kristin was J.R.'s scheming sister-in-law and mistress, who shot him in a fit of anger.

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