Saturday, January 29, 2011

The Day I Was Born- Saturday Night Fun

The weekly theme created by Randy Seaver of Geneamusings theme for this week consists of the following:

1) What day of the week were you born? 

On February 10th, which was a Sunday morning. My parents had gone to an Aces basketball game the night before followed by dinner when my mother said she had had enough and wanted to get out of there NOW!

2) What has happened in recorded history on your birth date (day and month)?  

1840     Queen Victoria married her cousin Albert von SaksenCoburg
1855     US citizenship laws were amended so that all children of US parents which were born abroad were  
granted US citizenship
1933     Hitler proclaims the end of Marxism
1940     Tom and Jerry [the cartoon] created by Hanna and Barbera debuted by MGM
1947     World War II peace treaties signed
1990     South African President de Klerk announces that Nelson Mandela will be free on February 11

3) What famous people have been born on your birth date? 

1893     Jimmy Durante (comedian)
1929     Jim Whitaker (first American to climb Mount Everest)
1939     Roberta Flack (singer- famous for song "If Ever I Saw Your Face")
1950     Mark Spitz (nine Olympic Gold medalist, swimmer)
1958     Sharon Stone (actress)

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