Calendar: Week of Aug 14

Here’s a demeanour at the week forward on the “Sunday Morning” Calendar:

On Monday, author Danielle Steel celebrates her 70th birthday.

  • Danielle Steel: we don’t write intrigue novels (“The Early Show,” 09/21/10)
  • Danielle Steel’s repeated theme: Hope (CBS News, 07/16/08)
  • Follow @DanielleSteel on Twitter and Facebook
  • Danielle Steel’s latest book is “The Right Time” (Macmillan)

Tuesday sees a special primary election in Alabama to fill the Senate chair vacated by Jeff Sessions.

  • Alabama Senate Special Election Release (

Wednesday marks the 40th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley at his Graceland palace at the age of 42.

  • (Official site)
  • The Guest House at Graceland, Memphis
  • Graceland (Official site)
  • Follow @VisitGraceland on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube
  • 10 fascinating contribution about The King
  • How a $4 dollar recording gave birth to Elvis (“CBS Evening News,” 01/08/15)
  • Mark Knoller: Covering the death of Elvis (“CBS Evening News,” 08/16/07)
  • Almanac: When Nixon met Elvis (“Sunday Morning,” 12/21/14)

On Thursday Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense James Mattis horde their Japanese counterparts at a confidence assembly in Washington.

Friday kicks off the Pokémon World Championships in Anaheim, California — 3 days’ worth of label trade and video competitions.

  • 2017 Pokémon World Championships, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaherim, Calif. (August 18-20)
  • Chicago Pokémon Go festival kicks off with fans incompetent to record in (CBS News, 07/22/17)
  • Celebrities join “Pokemon Go” craze (CBS News, 07/15/16)
  • This new Pokemon diversion is causing some real-world bruises (07/08/16)
  • Oliver Stone: Pokemon Go is “totalitarianism” (CBS News, 07/21/16)

And Saturday is National Aviation Day, a jubilee of moody that is held every year on the birthday of aviation colonize Orville Wright.

  • National Aviation Day, Aug 19 (First Flight Society)
  • The Wright Brothers and the defeat of flight (“Sunday Morning,” 05/03/15)
  • Wright brothers: Were they really the first to fly? (“CBS This Morning,” 04/01/13)
  • The Wright Brothers the Invention of the Aerial Age (Smithsonian)
  • The Wright Brothers at The Henry Ford, Dearborn, Michigan
  • Gallery: Preserving U.S. aviation history
  • Gallery: 100 years of Boeing
  • Gallery: Pan Am, an aviation trailblazer
  • Gallery: Breaking the sound barrier

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