Tag Archives: happy birthday

If They Were Me And I Was You

This is the song playing in Sixteen Candles when she is filling out the sex survey.

Great movie! Still holds up despite what cancel culture has to say.

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Just For You

Happy Birthday Stupid!

You never cashed in your banner present.

Hopefully next year I won’t be wishing you shit, which means I win!

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Happy Birthday to A Creative Genius

and my future husband, Brian De Palma.

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Happy Birthday Little Marko!

  • 1221 Frederik II, [Strijdbare], duke of Austria


1330 Edward, the black prince, prince of Wales (1343-1376)


1542 Richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke)


1553 Ernst, archduke of Austria/governor of the Netherlands


1594 Nicolas Poussin, French painter (d. 1665)


1623 Cornelis de Witt, Dutch statesman (Chatham)


1624 Hiob Ludolf, German orientalist (d. 1704)


1636 Johann David Mayer, composer


1638 Samuel Apostool, Dutch vicar/theologist (The Sun)


1640 Bernard Lamy, French mathematician (d. 1715)


1728 Pietro Alessandro Pavona, composer


1734 Johann Ernst Altenburg, composer


1749 George Joseph Vogler, composer


1755 Antoine François, comte de Fourcroy, French chemist (d. 1809)


1763 Franz Danzi, composer


1765 Johann Gottlieb Friedrich von Bohnenberger, German mathematician (d. 1831)


1767 Rachel Donelson Jackson, wife of President Andrew Jackson (1828-37), (d. 1828)


1789 Josiah Henson, American slave and settlement founder (d. 1883)


1801 Benjamin Raymond, Mayor of Chicago (d. 1883)


1805 William Butler Ogden, first Mayor of Chicago (d. 1877)


1809 François-Xavier Garneau, French-Canadian poet and historian (d. 1866)


1821 Nikolay Ivanovich Zaremba, composer


1833 Edward Moody McCook, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), (d. 1909)


1843 Edvard Grieg, Norwegian composer (Bewitched One), born in Bergen, Norway (d. 1907)


1864 Joseph Guy Marie Ropartz, composer/=


1865 L H Perquin, Dutch religious radio speaker


1865 Paul Gilson, composer


1867 Konstantin Balmont, Russian writer, born in Gumnishchi, Shuya (d. 1945)


1875 Herman Smith-Johannsen, cross-country skier (d. 1987)


1878 Eduard R Verkade, Dutch actor/director/critic (Pygmalion)


1880 Mahlon Hamilton, VA, actor (Honky Tonk, High School Girl, Mississippi)


1882 Ion Antonescu, Prime Minister of Romania (d. 1946)


1884 Harry Langdon, Council Bluffs IA, comic/director (Strong Man)


1886 Charles Wood, composer


1888 Ramon Lopez Velarde, Mexican poet (La Sangre Devota)


1890 Georg Wüst, Posen, German Oceanographer who provided the first complete understanding of the temperature, salinity and deep-current structure of the Atlantic Ocean


1893 Jacob HA van Coeverden, boer/edelman


1894 Robert Russell Bennett, composer/arranger (Oklahoma!), born in Kansas City, Kansas


1894 Nikolai Chebotaryov, Ukrainian mathematician (d. 1947)


1898 Thomas Henry Wait Armstrong, English organist and composer, born in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire (d. 1994)


1898 Willem Scheps, Dutch journalist


1900 Otto Clarence Luening, composer (Sonority Canon), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin


1900 Paul J Mares, US, jazz trumpetist/composer (Farewell blues)


1900 Gotthard Günther, German philosopher (d. 1984)


1901 Peter Shankland, filmmaker/writer


1902 David Brooks, psychologist


1902 Erik Erikson, Frankfurt Germany, American developmental psychologist and psychoanalyst who coined the phrase “identity crisis”


1905 James Robertson Justice, Scotland, actor (Above Us the Waves)


1908 Sam Giancana, American mafioso, born in Chicago, Illinois
1910 Berend Giltay, composer


1910 David Rose, orchestra leader (Red Skelton Show, Stripper), born in London, England


1911 W.V. Awdry, British children’s writer (d. 1997)


1913 Trevor Huddleston, English pastor/chairman (Anti-Apartheid)


1914 Cees [Cornelis A B] Bantzinger, Dutch cartoonist/illustrator


1914 Saul Steinberg, Romania, cartoonist/illustrator (New Yorker)


1914 Yuri Andropov, Russian KGB chief/1st secretary


1914 Hilda Terry, American Cartoonist (d. 2006)


1916 Marshall Field IV, publisher/editor (Chic Daily News, Sunday Times)


1917 Al “Lash” La Rue, cowboy actor (Black Lash, Lash of the West)


1917 Michalis Genitsaris, Greek singer and composer (d. 2005)


1918 Andreas M Donner, Dutch state leader


1918 N’garta Tombalbaye, president Chad


1919 Alberto Sordi, actor (Miser, Taxi Driver in NY), born in Rome, Italy


1919 Van Barfoot, Edinburg, Mississippi, Army colonel and Medal of Honour recipient, (d. 2012)


1920 Amy Clampitt, American poet (The Kingfisher), born in Iowa (d. 1994)


1920 George Ernest Leslie, trade union official


1920 Alla Kazanskaya, Russian stage and film actress (d. 2008)


1922 John Veale, composer


1922 Mo[rris K] Udall, (Rep-D-AZ, 1961- )


1923 Erland Josephson, Stockholm Sweden, actor/dramatist (Utflykt)

1923 Erroll Garner, American jazz pianist (Misty), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


1924 Mohammed Ghazali, cricketer (Pak off-spinner wicketless in 2 Tests 54)


1924 Ezer Weizman, 7th President of Israel (d. 2005)



1925 Gene Baker, baseball player


1925 Jaime Sabines, Mexican poet (Tarumba, Maltiempes)


1926 Jan Carlstedt, composer


1926 Shigeru Kayano, Japanese Ainu activist (d. 2006)


1927 Hugo Pratt, graphic artist


1927 Ibn-e-Insha, Pakistani humourist and Urdu poet (d. 1978)


1929 Geoffrey Penwill Parsons, piano accompnaist


1929 Gideon N N Nxumalo, composer


1929 Nigel Pickering, guitarist (Spanky & Our Gang)


1930 Marcel Pronovost, professional ice hockey player


1932 Einar K Enevoldson, US, Nasa test pilot (X-24B)


1932 Mario Cuomo, (Gov-D-NY, 1983-95), born in NYC, New York


1933 Sergio Endrigo, Italian singer (d. 2005)


1933 Mark Jones, English footballer (d. 1958)


1935 Belinda Lee, Devon England, actress (Who Done It, Runaway Bus)


1935 Fernand Schokweiler, British judge


1936 Alexandru Hrisanide, composer


1936 Claude Brasseur, actor (Josepha, Pardon Mon Affair), born in Paris, France


1936 William Joseph Levada, American Catholic prelate


1937 Kumar Shri Indrajitsinhji, cricketer (Indian keeper in 60’s)


1937 Ray Coleman, journalist


1937 Rolf Riehm, composer


1937 Waylon Jennings, country singer/guitarist (Ramblin’ Man)


1938 Billy Williams, baseball player (Cubs)


1939 Ward Connerly, American political figure


1939 Brian Jacques, British author


1940 Willem Frederik Bon, Dutch composer


1941 Harry Nilsson, American singer/guitarist (Midnight Cowboy), born in Brooklyn, New York


1942 Bruce DalCanton, baseball player


1942 Tony Coelho, (Rep-D-CA, 1979- )


1942 Xaveria Hollander, [DeVries], Surabaya Indonesia, auth (Happy Hooker)


1943 Aron Kincaid, actor (Warren-Bachelor Father, Ski Party), born in Los Angeles, California


1943 Johnny Halliday, rocker


1943 Xaviera Hollander, Dutch author


1944 Inna Ryskai, USSR, volleyball player (Olympic-2 gold/2 silver-1964-76)


1944 Robert Keppel, American criminologist


1945 Nicola Pagett, actress (Oliver’s Story, Privates on Parade)


1945 Miriam Defensor-Santiago, Philippine senator


1945 Lawrence Wilkerson, American retired military officer


1946 Janet Lennon, vocalist (Lennon Sisters)


1946 Judy Pace, actress (Young Lawyers), born in Los Angeles, California


1946 Ken Henderson, baseball player


1946 Roger Tolchard, cricketer (Engl keeper played Tests as a batsman 1977)


1946 Noddy Holder, Walsall United Kingdom, rock vocalist/guitarist (Slade- Cum On Feel The Noize)


1946 Demis Roussos, Greek singer, born in Alexandria Egypt


1947 Lee Purcell, Cherry Point NC, actor (Big Wednesday, Mr Majestyk)


1947 Paul Patterson, composer


1948 Champ Summers, baseball player


1949 Russell Hitchcock, Australian rock vocalist (Air Supply), born in Melbourne, Victoria


1949 Simon Callow, actor (Good Father), born in London, England


1949 Jim Varney, American actor (Ernest Goes to Jail, Hey Vern), born in Lexington, Kentucky


1949 Dusty Baker, baseball player (LA Dodgers)


1949 Michael Lutz, bassist (Brownsville Station)


1950 Mark Arnott, actor (Return of the Secaucus 7), born in Chicago, Illinois


1950 Lakshmi Mittal, Indian industrialist


1951 Tom Forzani, CFL wide receiver (Calgary Stampeders)


1951 Steve Walsh, American singer (Kansas)


1951 Craig Gruber, American rock bassist (Rainbow), born in Cortland, New York (d. 2015)


1952 Lorna Young, salesperson


1952 Sandra Cassel, American actress


1953 Rita Lee, Federic Wisc, playmate (November, 1977


1953 Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (2012-) and President of the People’s Republic of China (2013-), born in Beijing


1954 James Belushi, comedian (Sat Night Live, Trading Places), born in Chicago, Illinois


1954 Terri Gibbs, blind singer (Somebody’s Knockin’), born in Augusta, Georgia


1954 Paul Rusesabagina, Rwandan hotel manager


1954 Beverley Whitfield, Australian swimmer (d. 1996)


1955 Cathy Morse, LPGA golfer


1955 Julie Hagerty, actress (Airplane, Princesses), born in Cincinnati, Ohio


1955 Sally E Silverstone, Walthamstow England, Co-Captain (Biosphere 2)


1955 Tree Rollins, Winter Haven Fla, NBA center (Cleveland Cavaliers)


1955 Polly Draper, American actress (Thirtysomething, Side Effects), born in Gary, Indiana


1956 Ava Cadell, Budapest Hung, actress (Do or Die)


1956 Lance Parrish, baseball player


1957 Brad Gillis, rock guitarist/vocalist (Night Ranger)


1957 Brett Butler, MLB center fielder


1957 Clio Goldsmith, actress (Gift, Heat of Desire), born in Paris, France


1957 Seppo Pääkkönen, Finnish actor


1958 Wade Boggs, Nebraska, Red Sox/Yank 3rd baseman (AL bat champ 1985-88)


1959 Eileen Davidson, Artesia California, actress (Kristen-Days of our Life)


1960 Denise Haigh, LPGA golfer


1961 Kai Eckhardt, German musician (Garaj Mahal)


1961 Dave McAuley, Northern Irish boxer


1961 Yoshimi Iwasaki, Japanese singer/actress


1962 Andrea Rost, Hungarian soprano


1963 Helen Hunt, actress (Jamie-Mad About You, Twister), born in Los Angeles, California


1963 Scott Rockenfield, drummer (Queensryche-Breaking the Silence)


1963 Blanca Portillo, Spanish actr


1964 Courteney Cox, American actress born in Birmingham, Alabama

1964 Michael Laudrup, Danish footballer


1965 Carrie Mitchum, actress (Donna-Bold & Beautiful), born in Los Angeles, California


1965 David Bolton, Guyana, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Lando Mem Amateur)


1965 Annelies Bredael, Belgian rower


1965 Adam Smith, American politician (D-Wash), born in Washington, D.C.


1966 Idalis DeLeon, American actress/singer


1967 Yūji Ueda, Japanese voice actor


1968 Demtra Hampton, Phila, model (Garda)


1968 Tim Lester, NFL fullback (Pittsburgh Steelers)


1968 Oh Dal-su, South Korean acto


1969 Cedric Pioline, French tennis star (1996 Coopenhagen), born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France

1969 Ice Cube [O’Shea Jackson], American rapper and actor (Boyz in the Hood, Anaconda), born in Los Angeles, California


1969 Jesse Belanger, St-georges De Beau, NHL center (Vancouver Canucks)


1969 Maurice Odumbe, cricketer (Kenyan batsman & 1996 World Cup captain)


1969 Sheldon Kennedy, Brandon, NHL right wing (Calgary Flames)


1969 Oliver Kahn, German footballer


1970 Amanda Cromwell, soccer midfielder (Olympics-96), born in Washington, D.C.


1970 Janie Eickhoff, US cyclist (Olympic-92), born in Long Beach, California


1970 Janie Quigley, cyclist (Olympics-96), born in Long Beach, California


1970 Zan Tabak, NBA center (Toronto Raptors)


1970 Leah Remini, American actress


1970 Gaëlle Méchaly, French soprano


1971 Nathan Astle, New Zealand cricketer (batsman), Test debut v Zimbabwe in 1996


1971 Stuart Howell, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics-1996)


1971 Jake Busey, American actor


1971 Bif Naked, Canadian musician


1972 Andrew Pettitte, Baton Rouge LA, pitcher (NY Yankees)


1972 DeWayne Patterson, CFL defensive tackle (Calgary Stampeders)


1972 Jean Francois Labbe, Sherbrooke, NHL goalie (Colorado Avalanche)


1972 Justin C G Leonard, PGA golfer (1994 Anheuser-Busch-3rd), born in Dallas, Texas


1972 Lianne Bennion, rower (Olympics-96), born in Seattle, Washington


1972 Ramiro Mendoza, Los Santos Panama, pitcher (NY Yankees)


1972 Sandy Mccarthy, NHL right wing (Calgary Flames), born in Toronto, Ontario


1972 Tony Clark, Newton KS, infielder (Detroit Tigers)


1972 Hank Von Helvete, Turbonegro Frontman


1973 Dean McAmmond, Grand Cache, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)


1973 Matt Stevens, safety (Philadelphia Eagles)


1973 Neil Patrick Harris, actor (Doogie Howser MD), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico


1973 Tore André Flo, Norwegian footballer


1973 Pia Miranda, Australian actress


1973 Greg Vaughan, American actor


1974 Any Lynn Ciccolella, Monument Colorado, Miss America-Colorado (1996)


1974 Scott Tunkin, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics-1996)


1975 Agathe Neuner, Miss Germany Universe (1997)


1975 Elizabeth Reaser, American actress


1975 Rachel Wacholder, American beach volleyballer


1976 Gary Lightbody, Northern Irish musician (Snow Patrol)


1977 Nina Liu, Australian actress


1977 Michael Doleac, American basketball player


1978 RoRo, [Romell Chapman], rapper (Another Bad Creation), born in Atlanta, Georgia


1978 Wilfred Bouma, Dutch footballer


1978 Zach Day, American baseball player

1978 Little Marko came barreling out of mother’s cunt in Leningrad

1979 Alita Dawson, Miss Connecticut Teen USA (1997)


1979 Julia Schultz, playmate (Feb, 1998), born in San Diego, California


1979 Yulia Nestsiarenka, Belarusian athlete


1979 Charles Zwolsman Jr., Dutch racing driver


1980 Christopher Castile, American actor


1980 Almudena Cid, Spanish gymnast


1980 Cara Zavaleta, American model


1981 Cristin Duren, Miss Florida Teen USA (Miss Photogenic-1997)


1981 William Dean Martin, American musician (Good Charlotte)


1981 Jeremy Reed, American baseball player


1981 Jordi Vilasuso, American actor


1982 Abdur Razzak, Bangladeshi cricketer


1982 Haley Scarnato, American singer


1983 Derek Anderson, American football player


1983 Julia Fischer, German violinist


1983 Laura Imbruglia, Australian musician



1984 Tim Lincecum, American baseball player


1985 Nadine Coyle, Northern Irish singer (Girls Aloud)


1988 Miku Ishida, Japanese teen idol


2015 Prince Nicolas of Sweden, Duke of Ångermanland, born in Danderyd

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Even Though Your Living Is Making Me Lose the Death Pool

I suppose I should still wish you a happy birthday.

So Happy Birthday stupid! (Read that using the Colin Quinn pronunciation.)

Fingers-crossed that 2016 is the year that I become the big winner.

Cue the Kenny Loggins.



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