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Thursday, April 14, 2011

Why is Today Special? P.2

Today is April 14 2011.

-Famous Birthdays-
*Sarah Michelle Gellar (1977) She is 34 today. She was the star of Buffy the Vampire Slayer tv series.
*Adrien Brody (1973) He is 38 today. He is a famous actor who has starred in many movies. He won and academy award for his performance in The Pianist (2002.
*Ritchie Blackmore (1945) He is 66 today. He is the guitarist for Deep Purple who's most notable song is "Smoke on the Water".
*Pete Rose (1941) He is 70 today. He was a infamous talented baseball player who was banned from baseball for apparently betting against his own team which caused controversy.
*John Gielgud (1904) He would be 107 today. He was a British actor that played Hamlet over 500 times.

-Holidays-
*International Moment of Laughter Day - The objective of this day is to get people to laugh, and to laugh more often.
*National D.A.R.E Day - Everybody's favorite in school Anti-Drug campaign.
*Anniversary of President Lincoln's Assassination
*Vaisakhi (India) - An ancient harvest festival, which also marks beginning of a new solar year and new harvest season.

-Historical Events-
*966 - Christianisation of Poland
*1028 - German emperor Conrad II the Sailor crowns his son Henry III, king
*1191 - 85-year old Giacinto Bobo becomes Pope Coelestinus III
*1434 - The foundation stone of Cathedral St. Peter and St. Paul in Nantes, France is laid.

11 comments:

  1. Didn't know today was the anniversary of Lincoln's murder. Guess I fail history class.

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  2. nternational Moment of Laughter Day, didn't know about it

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  3. Some awesome info there, keep it up

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  4. Oh, man. Blackmore's birthday? Epic. Such a great guitarist.

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  5. Can't believe Blackmore's 66. Genius guitar player but apparently an arsehole in real life.

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  6. No wonder someone wished me a happy John Wilkes Booth day... The South can be weird sometimes.

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  7. Now I feel like playing Trivial Pursuit.

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  8. Interesting I guess ill have to watch some harold and kumar for International Moment of Laughter Day

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  9. Keep it up, I really enjoy reading such posts!

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