You know the drill: wp your birthdate, see what it throws out.
1567 – Mary Queen of Scots is deposed and replaced by her 1 year old son King James VI.
1847 – After 17 months of travel, Brigham Young leads 148 Mormon pioneers into Salt Lake Valley, resulting in the establishment of Salt Lake City.
1956 – At New York City‘s Copacabana Club, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis perform their last comedy show together which started on July 25, 1946.
Now, with my Kent Hite special training, I can build a whole Illuminati campaign out of my birthday. And include Martin & Lewis schticks.
1783 – Simón Bolívar, South American liberator (d. 1830)
1802 – Alexandre Dumas père, French writer (d. 1870)
1878 – Lord Dunsany, Irish writer (d. 1957)
1895 – Robert Graves, English author (d. 1985)
1951 – Lynda Carter, American actress
1952 – Gus Van Sant, American film director
Hmmm…. Dumas, Dunsany, Graves…. and me!
And now, I have a conversation starter with Summer Glau. Sadly it’s one that makes me sound like scary stalker guy. Which in her case, may only be fair.
And what about the crop of child prodigies at the end? Bearing in mind that Mara Wilson was the lead in the worst film of all time. Bonus prize for anyone who can name it…
Yeah, my 9th birthday was fun… “Have a copy of the goon show scripts, by the way, Bluebottle’s dead.”
But, my, best till last…
Patron saint of Crazies. Called “The astonishing,” because she was plainly crazy as a backet of snakes.
J-Lo was born on this day too. As was the guy who thought it would be a good idea to re-make Psycho.