On My Birthday Meme – 12th November
A meme for you – I was tagged by Cheryl at Madhouse Family Reviews in one all about my birthday. The original post is over at The Five F’s blog - she is trying to get a post for every day in the year so I couldn’t really let the side down!
When is your birthday?
12th November 1980. Yes, that puts me in my 30s – yuk. I was born on a Thursday.
Pick three people who share your birthday and share what you know about them.
Grace Kelly – born 12th November 1929 – stunningly beautiful Oscar winning actress, films included Dial M for Murder, The Country Girl and High Society.
Anne Hathaway – born 12th November 1982 – American actress with film credits including The Princess Diaries, Brokeback Mountain, The Devil Wears Prada and Alice in Wonderland.
Neil Young – born 12th November 1945 – influential singer-songwriter from Canada.
Is anyone listed as being born on the same day as you (ie the same year)? If so, what do you know about them?
Ryan Gosling – born 12th November 1980 – Canadian actor starred in Murder by Numbers.
List three people who died on your birthday and tell us what you know about them.
Dicky Wells – died 12th November 1985 - American jazz trombonist noted for his melodic creativity and expressive techniques.
Wilma Rudolf – died 12th November 1994 - first American woman to win three gold medals in track and field events at the Olympics.
Penny Singleton – died 12th November 2006 – actress and singer, and the voice of Jane Jetson in The Jetsons.
List three notable events that took place on your birthday.
In 1555 Mary Tutor established Roman Catholicism as the official religion of England.
In 1927 Stalin took control of the Soviet Union.
In 1984 Madonna released “Like a Virgin”.
Tell us about a holiday that falls on your birthday.
Veteran’s Day Holiday in the USA falls on Monday 12th November this year.
Of course the point of a Meme like this is that I tag some other bloggers to take this forward so I’ll re-tag the ones I did in my last meme coz I genuinely do enjoy reading them!