Three things to know today

1. You know you want one

The UofA Bookstore is hosting a book signing with Katherine Adam, author of ‘The New Feminized Majority: How Democrats Can Change America with Women’s Value,’ from 4 to 6 p.m.

2. You mean seven was a lot then?

On this day in 1972, U.S. swimmer Mark Spitz won a then-record seven gold medals at the Munich Summer Olympics.

3. Happy birthday!

If you were born on this day, you share a birthday with baseball player Mike Piazza and musical artist Beyonce Knowles.