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Thursday, November 13, 2008

The big 4 0 Revisited

In an attempt to make it make sense I did a little Googleing. Apparently I share my birthday w/some pretty hip people....

The living...

86 Madeleine Sherwood Actress
74 Peter Arnett Journalist
74 Garry Marshall Producer, director
62 Ray Wylie Hubbard Country singer, songwriter
61 Joe Mantegna Actor
60 Sheila Frazier Actress
55 Frances Conroy Actress ("Six Feet Under")
55 Andrew Ranken Rock musician ("The Pogues")
55 Tracy Scoggins Actress
54 Chris Noth Actor ("Law and Order," "Sex and the City")
52 Rex Linn Actor ("CSI: Miami")
49 Caroline Goodall Actress
48 Neil Flynn Actor ("Scrubs")
45 Vinny Testaverde Football player
44 Walter Kibby Rock musician (Fishbone)
41 Jimmy Kimmel Comedian, talk show host ("Jimmy Kimmel Live")
41 Steve Zahn Actor
30 Nikolai Fraiture Rock musician (The Strokes)
28 Monique Coleman Actress ("High School Musical")

And the dead....

Robert Louis Stevenson 11/13/1850 - 12/3/1894Scottish writer
75....Wrote Treasure Island
Saint Augustine 11/13/354 - 8/28/430Roman bishop and theologian
64... who gave us these quotes
  • "Hope has two beautiful daughters. Their names are anger and courage; anger at the way things are, and courage to see that they do not remain the way they are."
  • "Love the sinner and hate the sin"

Edward III11/13/1312 - 6/21/1377English king (1327-77)

Also on this day in history.....

On Nov. 13, 1956, the Supreme Court struck down laws calling for racial segregation on public buses.

U.S. forces captured Montreal during the American Revolution.

Benjamin Franklin wrote in a letter to a friend, "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes

The Holland Tunnel linking New York City and New Jersey beneath the Hudson River opened to the public.

The minimum draft age was lowered from 21 to 18.

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C.

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