Sunday, January 28, 2007

Birthdays on Jan 29

Tomorrow is the big 2-0. :) I found an amusing list of famous birthdays falling on the 29th. I like that I share a b-day with Lady O. Any bloggers with a 1/29 birthday?

January 29

1737
Thomas Paine, Revolutionary War leader and author (Thetford, England; died 1809)
1843
William McKinley, 25th president of the United States (Niles, OH; died 1901)
1860
Anton Chekhov, playwright and short-story writer (Tapanrog, Ukraine; died 1904)
1880
W. C. Fields, comedian/actor (Philadelphia, PA; died 1946)
1916
Victor Mature, actor (Louisville, KY; died 1999)
1918
John Forsythe, actor (Penns Grove, NJ)
1923
Paddy Chayefsky, playwright/screenwriter (New York, NY; died 1981)
1939
Germaine Greer, feminist writer (Melbourne, Australia)
1945
Tom Selleck, actor (Detroit, MI)
1950
Ann Jillian, actress (Cambridge, MA)
1954
Oprah Winfrey, TV personality (Kosciusko, MS)
1960
Greg Louganis, Olympic champion diver (San Diego, CA)
1968
Edward Burns, actor/director (New York, NY)
1970
Heather Graham, actress (Milwaukee, WI)
1975
Sara Gilbert, actress (Santa Monica, CA)

3 comments:

Ella said...

Ooh that is so awesome!! I'll be sure to send cyber balloons and cake and a hug on your way. :)

Mary Danielson said...

Wow - you have such great people to boast of on your birthday. That must be a sign, Jess!

Happy Birthday!! (Just wait - the twenties are simply wonderful!)

Jessica Burkhart said...

Thank you Gabby and Mary! The twenties should be interesting. :)