On this upcoming Monday January 18TH 2010 we observe and celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day all across the great U.S.A. Click on the banner above for a wealth of information and ideas on how you can change it from a ‘day off’ to a ‘day on’ – a day of service for your fellow mankind.
President Ronald Reagan signed the ‘Martin Luther King Jr. Day’ Federal holiday into law in 1983. It was observed for the very first time on January 20TH 1986.
Later in 1986 the long-running English electronica pop group of Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark (OMD) released their classic album “The Pacific Age”. On the album was this awesome cut called “Southern” that served as a beautiful tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Check it out.