Squiz The Day – 19 August 2021
Melbourne spends its 200th day in lockdown since the pandemic began
ABS Data Release – Labour Force, July; Average Weekly Earnings, May
Company Results – Origin Energy, Treasury Wine Estate, The Star Entertainment Group, Newcrest Mining
Afghanistan’s Independence Day
Birthdays for Bill Clinton (1946) and Missy Higgins (1983)
• Coco Chanel’s birthday (1883)
• Soviet satellite Korabl-Sputnik 2 carrying 2 dogs, 2 rats, 40 mice, one rabbit and fruit flies into orbit (1960)
• The Beatles’ All You Need is Love hitting #1 (1967)
• the release of Lady Gaga’s record-breaking debut album The Fame (2008)
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