Thank you to BlabberBlog for tagging me in this Birthday Meme
So here’s the basis of this meme: Kate, of The Five Fs Blog, is compiling a list of birthday related information for each day of the year. While doing this I have learnt quite a few thngs about my birthday and I hope you do to.
When is your birthday?
26th Novermber 1982
Pick three people who share your birthday and share what you know about them.
Natasha Bedingfield, British singer (1981) – I’m sure some people have forgotten about her, but she is the singing sister of Daniel.
Tina Turner, [Anna Mae Bullock] (1938) – Is an American singer and actress whose career has spanned more than 50 years. Surely everyone has heard of her.
Charles Forte, Italian/British hotel magnate (1908) – was a British caterer and hotelier whose empire included His empire included the Little Chef and Happy Eater roadside restaurants, Crest, Forte Grand, Travelodge and Posthouse hotels, as well as the wine merchant Grierson-Blumenthal and a majority (although non-controlling) stake in the Savoy Hotel.
Is anyone listed as being born on the same day as you (ie the same year). If so, what do you know about them?
Sorry to be boring but no.
List three people who died on your birthday and tell us what you know about them?
Flora Call Disney (1938) - As the name suggests the mother of Walt Disney. Flora died of asphyxiation caused by the fumes at age 70 in the house Walt bought her. She is entombed next to her husband in Glendale’s Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery.
Dave Cockrum (2006) – was an American comic book artist known for his co-creation of the new X-Men characters Nightcrawler, Storm, and Colossus. Cockrum was also a prolific and inventive costume designer, who updated the uniforms of the Legion of Super-Heroes, and did the same for the new X-Men and many of their antagonists, in the 1970s and early 1980s.
Edna Ruth Parker (2008) – was an American supercentenarian and, until her death, was recognized as the oldest person in the world. Parker was the 20th verified, undisputed supercentenarian to reach age 115. At the time of her death, Parker was listed as the 11th longest lived person ever. She is also the latest person to hold the title of being the oldest living person for over a year.
List three notable events that took place on your birthday.
2003 – Concorde makes its final flight, over Bristol, England.
1998 – Tony Blair becomes the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to address the Republic of Ireland’s parliament.
1863 – President Abraham Lincoln proclaims November 26 as a national Thanksgiving Day, to be celebrated annually on the final Thursday of November (since 1941, on the fourth Thursday).
Tell us about a holiday that falls on your birthday.
Earliest day on which Cyber Monday can fall, while December 2 is the latest; observed on the first Monday after Thanksgiving. (United States)
It seems 26th November has been a boring day in history.
Now time to tag a few people