Today I enter into a new year of my life. Seeing that I love trivia I thought I’d share a modge podge of things for this post.
Some Interesting Quotes:
The length of your education is less important than its breadth, and the length of your life is less important than its depth.- Marilyn vos Savant:
The quality, not the longevity, of one’s life is what is important.- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr
And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.-Abraham Lincoln
Just remember, once you’re over the hill you begin to pick up speed. -Charles Schulz
Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle. -Bob Hope
The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age. -Lucille Ball
Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest. -Larry Lorenzoni
Old age is not so bad when you consider the alternatives.-Maurice Chevalier
I still have a full deck; I just shuffle slower now. -Author Unknown
They say that age is all in your mind. The trick is keeping it from creeping down into your body. -Author Unknown
Some Famous people born on this day:
1804- John Deere-American manufacturer
1812- Charles Dickens-English Novelist
1867- Laura Ingalls Wilder-American Author
1885- Sinclair Lewis-American writer
1908- Buster Crabbe-American swimmer and actor
1932- Al Worden-American astronaut and Command module pilot for the Apollo 15
1937- Juan Pizzaro-major league baseball pitcher
1949- Joe English-musician-drummer for Paul McCartney’s band Wings(1970’s)
1960-James Spader-actor from Boston Legal and The Practice
1962-Garth Brooks-American country music singer-songwriter
1965- Chris Rock- American comedian and actor
Interesting Events on this day in History:
1238- Mongols burned Vladimir city of Russia
1795- The 11th Amendment to the United States Constitution is passed.
1894- The Cripple Creek miner’s strike began
1904- The Great Baltimore Fire begins
1914- Charlie Chaplin first appears as “The Tramp”
1935– The board game Monopoly hits the market.
1940- Walt Disney’s animated film "Pinnocchio" premieres in theaters around the world.
1964- The Beatles arrive at JFK International airport to begin their first United States tour
1974- Grenada becomes independent from the United Kingdom
1984- Astronauts Bruce McCandless II and Robert L. Stewart make the first untethered space walk
And lastly this little quiz I took just for the occasion.
|Your Birthdate: February 7|
And though you see yourself as a loner, people are drawn to you.
Deep and sensitive, you tend to impress others with your insights.
You also tend to be psychic – so listen to that inner voice!
Your strength: Your self sufficiency
Your weakness: You despise authority
Your power color: Maroon
Your power symbol: Hammer
Your power month: July