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Jan 8, 07 - 11:53 am
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Today is my birthday, so it’s going to be a mellow day.
I’ve been working many hours night and day including weekends, so today I’m taking a day for myself.
I share a birthday with a couple famous musicians:
- Elvis Presley – East Tupelo, Mississippi, USA
- David Bowie – Brixton, London, England, UK
I think it completely rocks that I share a birthday with “the king of rock and roll” and also David Bowie.
Speaking of David Bowie, what is he considered in the music world?
As an added bonus, there are also some World famous events that have taken place on this day in different years as well:
1790 – George Washington delivers the first “State of the Union Address” address in New York City.
1958 – Fourteen-year-old Bobby Fischer wins the United States Chess Championship.
1973 – Watergate scandal: The trial of seven men accused of placing bugs in Democratic Party headquarters at Watergate begins.
1977 – Soviet space mission Luna 21 is launched.
1982 – AT&T agrees to divest itself of twenty-two subdivisions.
1987 – The Dow Jones Industrial Average gains 8.30 to close at 2,002.25 which was The Dow’s first close above 2,000.
So there you go, my annual “happy birthday to me” post with some added value for my trivia friends and readers… and now off to eat cake!
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