GRACE

Which famous GRACE was born on the 12th of November?
a.  Gracie Allen
b.  Grace Slick
c.  Grace Kelly
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Elvis Presley's home Graceland is shown here.  The previous owners had named the estate after their daughter Grace and the name remained.  Graceland includes 13.8 acres of property,  It became a museum opened to the public in 1982 and averages about 600,000 visitors per year.  After his marriage ended to Carrie Fisher, Paul Simon visited Graceland and shortly thereafter wrote a songs which became the title track to his hit album "Graceland".

Grace Kelly was born on November 12, 1929.

William Russell Grace was the founder of W. R. Grace & Company and also the first Roman Catholic mayor of New York City.  During his time as mayor he received the Statue of Liberty from France.  Grace was a renowned philanthropist.  He and his brother Michael founded the Grace Institute for the education of women particularly immigrants.

William Russell Grace

William Russell Grace

What actress lost the role of GRACE to Debra Messing in final auditions?
a.  Catherine Bell
b.  Rachel Griffiths
c.  Nicollette Sheridan
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Ordinary Grace is a novel by William Kent Krueger best known for his Cork O'Connor series of books which are set in Minnesota.  The quote for the day is from the book Ordinary Grace:


“The dead are never far from us. They're in our hearts and on our minds and in the end all that separates us from them is a single breath, one final puff of air.” 

Nicollette Sheridan lost the role of Grace to Debra Messing.

The town of Havre de Grace Maryland was named one of America's top 20 towns in which to live by Smithsonian.com in 2014.  Havre De Grace means Haven of Grace and the town is at the mouth of the Susquehanna River on the Chesapeake Bay.

Havre de Grace, Maryland

Havre de Grace, Maryland

According to BabyCenter data base the name GRACE ranks #33 on the most popular girl baby names list for the year 2013.