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Postby Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit » Wed Dec 16, 2009 7:56 pm

Harpy Barfday WWD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Aha! So, Bob's yer uncle... very clever.
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Wed Dec 16, 2009 10:19 pm

Thank you all very muckle,guys and gals who came out to party thank you Pooh who was very arty with the vid that was very arty.

Just come back after a few beers and some wee haulfs had a good time.ImageImageImage
He willnae tak' a drink! I think he's deid! , on the other hand though A Midgie in yir hand is worth twa up yir kilt.
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Postby Tonyblack » Thu Dec 17, 2009 1:23 am

Better late than never...

Birthdays in History for 16th December

1485 - Catherine of Aragon, Spanish princess/1st wife of Henry VIII
1584 - John Selden, English jurist and oriental scholar (d. 1654)
1614 - Eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1674)
1622 - Kurt S Adeler, Danish admiral/ship builder
1652 - Giovanni Maria Casini, composer
1714 - George Whitefield, English-born Methodist leader (d. 1770)
1716 - Louis-Jules Mancini-Mazarini, Duc de Nivernais, French diplomat and writer (d. 1798)
1717 - Elizabeth Carter, English writer (d. 1806)
1734 - Georg Peter Weimar, composer
1742 - Gebhard Fürst Blücher von Wahlstatt, German Field Marshal (d. 1819)
1748 - Ferdinand-Philippe-Joseph Staes, composer
1770 - Ludwig van Beethoven, Bonn Germany, composer (5th Symphony, Ode to Joy)
1775 - Francois-Adrien Boieldieu, composer
1775 - Jane Austin, England, novelist (Pride & Prejudice)
1776 - Johann Wilhelm Ritter, German physicist (d. 1810)
1777 - Janos Fusz, composer
1787 - Mary Russell Mitford, English writer (d. 1855)
1790 - King Léopold I of Belgium (d. 1865)
1804 - Viktor Bunyakovsky, Russian mathematician (d. 1889)
1809 - Peter P van Bosse, Dutch attorney/liberal minister of Finance
1812 - William Grose, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1900
1819 - Robert Selden Garnett, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1861
1822 - Charles Edward Horsley, composer
1825 - Henry Heth, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1899
1825 - Robert Prescott Stewart, composer
1827 - John A C Oudemans, Dutch geographer/astronomer
1828 - John Beatty, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1914
1830 - John Frederick Hartranft, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1889
1834 - Leon Walras, French economist (border use theory)
1847 - Augusta Mary Anne Holmes, composer
1850 - Fred Morley, cricketer (legendary Notts & England bowler 1880-83)
1851 - Theodoor H de Meester, Dutch premier (1905-08 )
1857 - Edward Emerson Barnard, Tenn, astronomer (Jupiter's 5th satellite)
1861 - Antonio de La Gandara, French painter (d. 1917)
1862 - Eugene Demolder, Belgian writer (Sous la robe)
1863 - George Santayana, Spain, philosopher/poet/humanist (Last Puritan)
1863 - Ralph Adams Cram, US, gothic architect (Cathedral of St Joan NYC)
1865 - Victor Rousseau, Belgian sculptor
1867 - Amy Carmichael, missionary in Dohnavur, India (d. 1951)
1869 - Albert F Pollard, British historian (Dict of natural biography)
1869 - Hristo Tatarchev, Bulgarian revolutionary (d. 1952)
1872 - Anton Ivanovich Denikin, Russian general (d. 1947)
1879 - William Duncan, Scotland, actor (Thunder Trail)
1882 - Jack Hobbs, cricketer (1st-class runs, the most ever)
1882 - John Berry Hobbs, England, 1st cricket played knighted (1953)
1882 - Walther Meissner, German physicist (Meissner effect)
1882 - Zoltán Kodály, Hungarian composer (d. 1967)
1883 - Max Linder, Caverne France, actor/comic/director (Max Prend un Bain)
1888 - Alphonse Juin, French marshal
1890 - Harlan Sanders, founder/CEO (Kentucky Fried Chicken)
1892 - A "Shon Nene" Morales, Antillean/Neth very old lady
1892 - Cameron Prud'Homme, Auburn CA, actor (Rainmaker)
1893 - Vladimir Golschmann, Paris France, conductor with Immortal Downbeat
1895 - Lidj Jasu, emperor of Ethiopia
1897 - Jacobus Petrus Duminy, cricketer (three Tests for S Africa 1927-29)
1897 - Paul Neuhuys, Belgian playwright (Le Canari et le Cerise)
1899 - Harold Walter Bailey, philologist
1899 - Noel Coward, England, playwright (In Which We Serve-1942 Acad Award)
1900 - Victor S Pritchett, literary critic/author (Myth Makers)
1901 - Margaret Mead, Phila, anthropologist (Coming of Age in Samoa)
1903 - Hardie Albright, Pittsburgh, actress (Silver Streak, Scarlet Letter)
1903 - Rafael Alberti, Spanish poet (El hombre deshabitado)
1904 - Edward Morris Bernstein, economist
1905 - Piet Hein, poet/inventor
1906 - John Morrison, politician/landowner
1906 - Lord Margadale, English Conserv parliament leader/large landowner
1906 - Barbara Kent, Canadian actress
1907 - Ray C Bliss, (R) Ohio State Republican Chairman
1907 - Syd Curnow, cricketer (South African batsman in 7 Tests 1930-32)
1909 - Henricus Verbunt, civil servant/resistance fighter
1909 - Lall Singh, cricketer (scored 15 & 29 in India's 1st Test match)
1910 - Freddie Brown, Peru, cricketer ("Lettuces! Hearts as big as ")
1910 - Robert Noehren, composer
1910 - Stanojlo Rajicic, composer
1915 - Georgy Vasilevich Svirdov, composer
1915 - Turk Murphy, American trombonist (d. 1987)
1916 - Theo Bitter, Dutch painter/set designer
1916 - Udom Patpongsiri, property developer
1917 - Arthur C[harles] Clarke, sci-fi author (2001, 2010, Childhood's End)
1917 - Nabi Bux Khan Baloch, Sindhi scholar
1918 - Henry Clarke, fashion photographer
1918 - Pierre Delanoë, French songwriter and lyricist (d. 2006)
1919 - Manke Nelis, [Cornelis Pieters], Dutch folk vocalist (Small Yodel Boy)
1922 - Pierre Chany, writer/cycling journalist
1922 - Cy Leslie, American music and video executive (d. 2008)
1923 - Tip [Silvio A] Marugg, Antillian writer (Weekend pilgrimage)
1923 - Werner Haentjes, composer
1926 - Alfred Koerppen, composer
1926 - James McCracken, American tenor (d. 1988)
1927 - G Randall P D Garrett, US, sci-fi writer (Takeoff (too)!)
1927 - Peter [Malcolm] Dickinson, Zambia, sci-fi author (Heartsease)
1928 - Peter Nailor, civil servant/historian
1928 - Philip K[indred] Dick, US, sci-fi author (Hugo-1963, Blade Runner)
1929 - Ian Board, barkeeper
1929 - Nicholas Courtney, English actor
1932 - Rodion Konstantinovich Schedrin, Moscow, composer (Humpback Horse)
1936 - Morris Dees, founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center
1937 - Jim Glaser, Spalding Neb, singer (Glaser Bros-Getting to Me Again)
1937 - Joe Farrell, rocker
1937 - Joyce Bulifant, Newport News Va, actress (Marie-Mary Tyler Moore Show)
1938 - Michael Greer, Durham NC, actor (Bobby Gentry Show)
1938 - Frank Deford, American sportswriter
1938 - Liv Ullmann, Norwegian actress
1940 - Dimitri van Toren, Dutch vocalist/composer
1941 - Lesley Stahl, newscaster/correspondent (CBS)
1942 - Donald Carcieri, American politician, governor of Rhode Island
1943 - Anthony Hicks, rock guitarist (Hollies)
1943 - Steven Bochco, prod (Hill St Blues, LA Law, St Elsewhere, NYPD Blue)
1943 - Tony Hicks, rocker (Hollies-The Air That I Breathe)
1944 - John Abercrombie, rocker
1945 - Patti Deutsch, American actress and Match Game panelist
1945 - Bobby George, English professional darts player
1945 - Yukio Hattori, Japanese Iron Chef commentator
1946 - Adriaan van Dis, Dutch TV host/writer (Promised Country)
1946 - Benny Andersson, Stockholm Sweden, singer (ABBA-Money! Money! Money!)
1946 - Fred Borgman, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CDA)
1946 - Trevor Pinnock, English conductor and harpsichordist
1947 - Ben Cross, England, actor (Chariots of Fire, Far Pavillions)
1947 - Vincent Matthews, US, 400m dash (Olympic-gold-1972)
1947 - Ben Cross, English actor
1948 - Christopher Biggins, English actor
1949 - Billy Gibbons, Houston TX, jazz guitarist (Moving Sidewalks, ZZ Top)
1950 - Caroline Munro, Windsor, actress (Golden Voyage of Sinbad) [or 1/16]
1950 - Ieremia Tabai, pres of Kiribati (Gilbert Islands) (1979-91)
1950 - Claudia Cohen, American gossip columnist and socialite (d. 2007)
1950 - Roy Schuiten, Dutch cyclist (d. 2006)
1951 - Robben Ford, American guitarist
1952 - Elayne Boosler, comedienne (Night Court)
1952 - Joel Garner, cricketer (two-metre West Indian pace bowler 1977-87)
1952 - Francesco Graziani, Italian footballer
1953 - Filip Bolluyt, Dutch actor (Daybreak)
1953 - Joel Garner, Barbados, bowler
1954 - Joslyn Y Hoyte-Smith, Barbados, 4X400m hurdler (Olympic-bronze-1980)
1955 - Carol M Browner, US Administrator (EPA)
1955 - Graeme Stevenson, cricketer (England medium pacer 1980-81)
1955 - Xander Berkeley, American actor
1955 - Prince Lorenz of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este
1958 - Bart Oates, NFL center (NY Giants, SF 49ers)
1959 - Alison La Placa, NJ, actress (Duet, Catherine-John Larroquette Show)
1959 - Steven Irvine, rock drummer (Lloyd Cole & The Commotions)
1960 - Pat Van Den Hauwe, Belgian footballer
1961 - Kelly Tough, Vancouver BC, playmate (Oct, 1981)
1962 - Jon Tenney, actor (Brooklyn South)
1962 - Maruschka Detmers, Schoonebeek Holland, actress (Devil in the Flesh)
1962 - Melanie Smith, Scranton Pa, actress (Emily-As the World Turns)
1962 - William "The Refrigerator" Perry, NFL defensive back (Chicago Bears)
1963 - Benjamin Bratt, Calif, actor (Det Reynaldo Curtis-Law & Order)
1963 - Brian Clark, Brandon Man, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Morden Pro-Am)
1963 - Cathy Johnston-Forbes, High Point NC, LPGA golfer (1990 du Maurier)
1963 - Silvio Diliberto, WLAF kicker (Amsterdam Admirals)
1963 - Jeff Carson, American singer
1964 - Billy Ripken, Havre de Grace MD, 2nd baseman (Bal Orioles, Tx Rangers)
1964 - Evelyn Conley, SF Calif, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-7th-1989)
1964 - Gail Harris, Dewsbury England, actress (Virtual Desire)
1964 - Heike Drechsler, Gera German DR, sprinter (1988 world record)
1965 - Brent Franklin, Barrie Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Japan Open-2nd)
1965 - Chris Jones, Utica NY, outfielder (NY Mets)
1965 - Cynthia Lynne White, Okla City Okla, Miss Okla-America (1991-top 10)
1965 - Moe Elewonibi, NFL/CFL tackle (Phila Eagles, BC Lions)
1965 - Page Dunlap, Harrisonburg VA, LPGA golfer (1994 Atlanta Women's-8th)
1965 - Romallis Ellis, Wash DC, lightweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1988)
1965 - Melanie Sloan, American attorney
1966 - Clifford Robinson, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Portland Trail Blazers)
1966 - Dennis Wise, English footballer
1967 - Donovan Bailey, Manchester Jamaica, Canada 100m runner (Oly-2 gold-96)
1967 - Miranda Otto, Australian actress
1968 - Darryll Lewis, NFL cornerback (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
1968 - Paul Scherrer, actor (Children of Corn II, Free Spirit)
1968 - Wendy Doolan, Sydney Australia, LPGA golfer (1991 Brit Amat Champ-2nd)
1969 - Charles Mincy, NFL safety (Minn Vikings, Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1969 - Craig White, cricketer (England all-rounder 1994-95, AIS graduate)
1969 - Martin Ulrich, hockey defenseman (Team Austria 1998)
1971 - Catherine "Cathy" Symon, Wash DC, rower (Olympics-96)
1971 - Kristen Kane, Jacksonville Fl, diver (Olympics-96)
1971 - Michael S McCary, [Boss], Phila Pa, rapper (Boyz II Men)
1971 - Paul van Dyk, German DJ
1972 - Angela Bloomfield, New Zealand actress
1972 - Charles Gipson, American baseball player
1972 - Željko Kalac, Australian soccer player
1973 - Kristie Boogert, Rotterdam Neth, tennis star (1996 Paris)
1973 - Scott Storch, Canadian-American hip-hop producer
1974 - Frida Hallgren, Swedish actress
1975 - Valentin Bădoi, Romanian footballer
1975 - Nawo Kawakita, Japanese drummer (Maximum the Hormone)
1975 - Benjamin Kowalewicz, Canadian musician (Billy Talent)
1975 - Jonathan Scarfe, Canadian actor
1977 - Sylvain Distin, French footballer
1977 - Éric Bélanger, Canadian ice hockey player
1978 - Gunter Van Handenhoven, Belgian footballer
1978 - Kaine, American rapper (Ying Yang Twins)
1979 - Nicole Werra, Miss Wisconsin Teen USA (1996)
1979 - Mihai Trăistariu, Romanian singer
1979 - Jessie Ward, American professional wrestler
1979 - Trevor Immelman, South African golfer
1981 - Took Leng How, Malaysian criminal (d. 2006)
1981 - Flo Rida, American rapper
1981 - Anna Sedokova, Ukrainian singer
1981 - Gareth Williams, Scottish footballer
1982 - Garnon Davies, Welsh actor
1982 - Antrel Rolle, National Football League defensive back
1983 - Kelenna Azubuike, English basketball player
1983 - Danielle Lloyd, English model
1985 - Keita Tachibana, member of Japanese boy band w-inds.
1987 - Hallee Hirsh, American actress
1988 - Anna Popplewell, English actress


Wow! A C Clarke and Philip K Dick! 8)
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Postby chuckie » Thu Dec 17, 2009 11:34 am

Happy Birthday WWD. Sorry it's late.
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Thu Dec 17, 2009 12:16 pm

:shock: WOW! Beethoven and Jane Austen! 8)

Christopher Biggins too :P :lol:
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Postby Jason » Thu Dec 17, 2009 4:27 pm

Happy belated Birthday.
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Postby WannabeAngua » Thu Dec 17, 2009 8:40 pm

I'm late, as usual.....but a very, very happy birthday to you WWD. Hope you had a really nice day :D
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Postby janet » Fri Dec 18, 2009 11:55 am

Hope it was a goodun! Happy Birthday :D
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Postby cols » Mon Dec 21, 2009 11:04 pm

Flipping late as usual :oops: , sorry WWD hope it was great , in my defence I had an ulcer on my cornea so I've been offline for a while
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Postby Dotsie » Mon Dec 21, 2009 11:06 pm

Ouch. Hope it's getting better :wink:
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Mon Dec 21, 2009 11:18 pm

Sounds painfull, have you had it removed Ok.
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Postby cols » Mon Dec 21, 2009 11:22 pm

Oh it's grand thanks guys :D Got sorted with the eye specialist (specialist meaning costs a fortune) My eye's looking pretty normal again but can't wear contacts for a good while
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