Sunday, April 15, 2007

I've been tagged by Tara.
It's pretty cool....just go to Wikipedia. Type in your b-day.
List 3 events, 2 important birthdays, 1 death & 1 holiday that occured on your birthday.
Link back to my blog if I tagged you.

Here's mine:

July 16th.

3 Events that Happened on that day:
1. 1862 - American Civil War: David G. Farragut becomes the first United States Navy rear admiral. (That one if for my dad!)

2. 1951 - The novel Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger published. (This one's for me...you know, being an English major! This is a classic!)

3. 2005 - The sixth book in the popular Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by JK Rowling is released to record sales of 287,564 books per hour in its first 24 hours, making it the fastest selling book in history.

2 Important Birthdays:
1. 1907 - Orville Redenbacher, American farmer and businessman (Thanks Orv for the great popcorn!)

2. 1971 - Corey Feldman, American actor (Mouth from the Goonies!)

1 Death
1. 1999 - John F. Kennedy Jr., (I remember this, so tragic!!!)

1 Holiday
1. United States - National Ice Cream Day, as made official by President Ronald Reagan. (Honestly, would you expect it to be anything else).

Ok I tag:
1. Kathy Carr
2. Jacqie
3. Fe
4. Lissa
5. Chuckster (because YOU need to start a blog!)
6. Aunt Patty (because You could do it & send it in email)
7. Torreh

5 comments:

tspwlv

Hmmm....at first I thought I'd just copy and paste yours. Now I'm thinking maybe I'll pick different ones. In either case, you forgot me as one of the famous people born on this special day.

Going For Greatness

Mini Contest Alert!

Ok! This one's for a PRIZE from ME! (Something new and fun from PRIMA!)
Let's get scrappin'! I want you to scrap a page, using my sketch on my blog, and then post it on your blog. Please post me a comment so that I can visit your blog and leave a comment.
I will put each participant's name in a bucket and have my daughter draw a name next Tuesday. You have week to complete the challenge!
See my blog for the sketch!
~Gabo
http://goingforgreatness.blogspot.com

Felicia McB

HEy there, I did your tag, it's on my blog! thanks :)

skrpndiva

Meghan, I've been tagged by you once again. Give me a few and I'll have it on my blog before night's end!

skrpndiva

I did it too. It's on my blog.