Thursday, November 20, 2003

Thursday November 20, 2003

Filed under: General — m759 @ 2:35 PM

Chinese Theatre

Epic Records released a new Michael Jackson album, “Number Ones,” on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2003.

From Those Were the Days:

On this date in…

“1984 – The largest crowd to see the unveiling of a Hollywood Walk-of-Fame star turned out as Michael Jackson got his piece of the sidewalk right in front of Mann’s Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles.

1971 – Isaac Hayes of Memphis, TN, got his first #1 hit as the ‘Theme from Shaft‘ began a two-week stay at the top of the charts.”

The above two Chinese characters
mean “Shaft One,” according to

The Source:

Unihan 3.1 data for U+4E95,

Unihan 3.1 data for U+4E28.

Hayes won an Oscar for best song.


  1. Getting shafted, premature withdrawl and Southern Drawls.

    There’s something goin’ on heyah . . .

    Comment by oOMisfitOo — Friday, November 21, 2003 @ 12:10 AM

  2. Interesting connection. However, Chinese for 1 (one) is usually written in laterally (-) not vertically as shown.

    Can you tell me where the number sign (#) came from? 

    Comment by Hummersut2 — Tuesday, November 25, 2003 @ 10:11 PM

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