While I am not a British subject and never was affected by Margaret Thatcher's terms as Prime Minister, I have always admire her for her political abilities. Whether you hate her or love her, I don't think anyone can challenge that she really earned the title, the Iron Lady.
Annette Funicello will always be my favorite Mouseketeer. While she was a teen idol from my parent's generation, I grew up watch the Micky Mouse Club reruns on our local independent TV station during the weekdays and then on Saturdays watch her and Frankie Avalon in the various beach party movies on the afternoon movies on the same TV station.
Today is just a little more empty. Goodbye, ladies.