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Postby Tonyblack » Sat Feb 06, 2010 6:10 am

Happy Birthday Discworldaholic! :D

Famous Birthdays on 6th February

1461 - Dzore Drzic, Croatian poet
1564 - Christopher Marlowe, English poet/dramatist (Dr Faustus)
1577 - Beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman (d. 1599)
1608 - Antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher
1611 - Chongzhen Emperor, Emperor of China (d. 1644)
1612 - Antoine Arnauld, [Grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theologist
1637 - Toyotomi Hideyoshi, unified Japan
1639 - Daniel Georg Morhof, German writer and scholar (d. 1691)
1665 - Anne Stuart, Queen of England (1702-14)
1673 - Maximilian Dietrich Freisslich, composer
1695 - Andre Cheron, composer
1695 - Nicolaus II Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician (d. 1726)
1705 - Johann Matthias Leffloth, composer
1732 - Charles Lee, General in the American Revolution (d. 1782)
1744 - Pierre-Joseph Desault, French anatomist and surgeon (d. 1795)
1748 - Adam Weishaupt, founder of the Bavarian Illuminati (d. 1811)
1753 - Evariste Desire Desforges chevalier de Parny, French poet
1756 - Aaron Burr, Newark NJ, (D-R), 3rd US VP (1801-05), dueler
1757 - Julian Ursyn Niemcewicz, Polish scholar and statesman. (d. 1841)
1778 - Ugo Foscolo, Italy, poet (Last Letters of Jacopo Ortis)
1793 - Pietro Rovelli, composer
1797 - Joseph Maria von Radowitz, Prussian minister of Foreign affairs
1802 - Charles Wheatstone, English physicist/musician [or Feb 7]
1804 - Ragnerus L van Andringa de Kempenaer, Dutch officer/swindler
1807 - Hans Matthison-Hansen, composer
1811 - Henry George Liddell, father of the Alice in Alice in Wonderland (d. 1898)
1818 - William Maxwell Evarts, (Union), died in 1901
1830 - Marcellus Monroe Crocker, Brig gen (Union volunteers), died in 1865)
1832 - John Brown Gordon, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1904
1833 - James Ewell Brown "JEB" Stuart, Major General (Confederate Army)
1833 - José María de Pereda, Spanish novelist (d. 1906)
1834 - William Dorsey Pender, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1863
1834 - Ema Puksec, Croatian singer (d. 1889)
1838 - Henry Irving, [John H Brodribb], Engld, knighted 1895/actor (Hamlet)
1838 - Yisrael Meir Kagan, Chofetz Chayim (d. 1933)
1848 - Luigi Mancinelli, composer
1853 - Ignacij Klemenčič, Slovenian physicist (d. 1901)
1860 - Johan [Eliza J] de Meester, Dutch journalist/writer (Geertje)
1864 - John Henry Mackay, Scottish/German author/poet (Anarchists)
1866 - Karl T Sapper, German geography/geologist (Vulkankunde)
1872 - Theodor Lessing, writer [or Feb 8]
1874 - Milton Bennett Medary, US, architect (Washington Chapel)
1875 - Leonid Gobyato, Russian general (d. 1915)
1876 - Wilhelm Schmidtbonn[-Schmidt], German playwright (Der Sprechende Eros)
1878 - Waclaw Gieburowski, composer
1879 - Carl Ramsauer
1881 - Karl Weigl, composer
1887 - Josef Frings, German Archbishop of Cologne (d. 1978)
1888 - Ljudmil Stojanow, Bulgarian poet (Metsh i Slowo, Cholera)
1889 - Karel Wellens, Flemish painter
1889 - Siegfried Kracauer, writer
1890 - Anton Hermann Fokker, avation pioneer
1892 - William Parry Murphy, American physician, Nobel laureate (d. 1987)
1893 - Muhammad Zafrulla Khan, pres of UN General Assembly (1962-63)
1894 - Eric Partridge, New Zealand lexicographer (d. 1979)
1895 - George Herman (Babe) Ruth, Baltimore, baseball great (Yankees)
1897 - Alberto [de Almeida] Cavalcanti, Brazil, director (Nicholas Nickleby)
1897 - Louis Buchalter, Jewish American mobster (d. 1944)
1899 - Ramon Novarro, [Jose RG Samaniegos], Durango Mexico, actor (Ben Hur)
1900 - Roy Smeck, guitarist/banjoist
1900 - Rudolf Vornlund, Swedish playwright (Heliga Familjen)
1901 - Ben Lyon, Atlanta GA, actor (I Cover the Waterfront, Night Nurse)
1902 - Louis Nizer, lawyer (defended blacklisted stars in '50s, Catspaw)
1902 - George Brunies, American musician (d. 1974)
1903 - John Dunning, cricketer (NZ medium-fast bowler of 30's)
1903 - Pieter G Buckinx, Flemish writer (Temptation of Poverty)
1904 - Claudio Arrau, Chile, composer/pianist (Boston Symphony Orchestra)
1905 - Władysław Gomułka, Polish leader (d. 1982)
1907 - Sam Green, industrialist/inventor
1908 - Amintore Fanfani, premier of Italy
1908 - Edward Lansdale, general/model (Quiet American, Ugly American)
1908 - Thomas Dorrington Tomlinson, national Park Warden
1909 - Israel Citkowitz, composer
1910 - George H Poyser, English soccer player/manager (Brentford)
1910 - Irmgard Keun, German author (d. 1982)
1910 - Carlos Marcello, Tunisian-born gangster (d. 1993)
1911 - A W "Dooley" Briscoe, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests for S Africa 30's)
1911 - Ronald Reagan, IL, actor (Bedtime for Bonzo)/40th pres (R) (1981-89)
1912 - Eva Braun, mistress (Adolph Hitler)
1913 - John Lund, Rochester NY, actor (Wackiest Ship in the Army)
1913 - Mary Nicol Leakey, palaeontologist
1914 - Thurl Ravenscroft, American voice actor (d. 2005)
1915 - Derk Roemers, Dutch politician (Soc-Dem)
1916 - Bill Doggett, rocker
1916 - John Crank, British mathematician (d. 2006)
1917 - Arthur Gold, Toronto, Canada, pianist
1917 - Liberato Firmino Sifonia, composer
1918 - Lothar-Günther Buchheim, German author (d. 2007)
1919 - Lindsay Tuckett, cricketer (son of Len, 9 Tests for S Africa 1947-49)
1919 - Louis Heren, journalist/writer (China's Three Thousand Years)
1920 - James H Scheuer, (Rep-D-NY, 1965-73, 75- )
1922 - Patrick MacNee, London England, actor (Jonathan Steed-Avengers)
1922 - Denis Norden, British television personality
1923 - Maurice Le Roux, composer
1924 - Billy Wright, English soccer player
1924 - Paolo Volponi, Italian communist/author (Road to Rome)
1926 - Haskell Wexler, American cinematographer
1926 - Walker Edmiston, American actor (d. 2007)
1927 - Smokey Burgess, baseball catcher (Pitts Pirates)
1929 - Sixten Jernberg, Sweden, skier (Olympic-gold-1956/60/64)
1929 - Pierre Brice, French actor
1929 - Oscar Sambrano Urdaneta, Venezuelan writer
1931 - Fred Trueman, [Fiery Fred], English cricket player
1931 - Freddie Trueman, cricketer ("Fiery Fred", 307 wickets for England)
1931 - Rip Torn, Tx, actor (Coma, Summer Rental, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof)
1931 - Mamie Van Doren, American actress
1932 - Francois Truffaut, Paris, director (Jules & Jim, Fahrenheit 451)
1932 - Camilo Cienfuegos, Cuban revolutionary (d. 1959)
1933 - Leslie Crowther, English TV-comic/quizmaster
1933 - Mamie Van Doren, Rowena SD, actress (Navy vs Night Monsters) [or 2/2]
1933 - Walter E Fauntroy, (Rep-D-DC, 1971- )
1934 - Bernard Erhard, American voice actor (d. 2000)
1936 - Otis Williams, rocker (Charms)
1936 - J. Howard Marshall III, American businessman
1937 - Baldev Singh Chahal, campaigner
1938 - Ellsworth Milburn, composer
1939 - Mike Farrell, St Paul Minn, actor (BJ Honeycutt-M*A*S*H, Battered)
1940 - Jimmy Tarbuck, English comic/golfer
1940 - Tom Brokaw, Yankton SD, news anchor (NBC Nightly News 1982- )
1941 - Gigi Perreau, LA Calif, actress (Journey to Center of Time)
1941 - Stephen Albert, composer
1942 - John London, bassist (Michael Nesmith band)
1942 - Sarah Brady, American gun-control activist
1942 - James Loewen, American sociologist and historian
1943 - Fabian Forte, Phila Pa, vocalist (Turn Me Loose, Tiger)
1943 - Gayle Hunnicutt, Ft Worth Tx, actress (Legend of Hell House, Dallas)
1943 - Fabian, American singer
1944 - Michael Tucker, Balt MD, actor (Stuart Markowitz-LA Law)
1944 - Christine Boutin, French politician
1945 - Bob Marley, Jamacian reggae musician and singer-songwriter (Whalers-No Woman)
1946 - Jim Turner, American politician
1946 - Kate McGarrigle, Canadian singer and songwriter
1947 - Charles Hickcox, US, 200m/400m medley swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1968)
1949 - Frank Rich, US politician (?)
1949 - Manuel Orantes, tennis champ (US Open-1975)
1949 - Richie Zisk, baseball player
1950 - Mike Batt, composer/arranger
1950 - Natalie Cole, LA Calif, vocalist (Pink Cadillac, Miss You Like Crazy)
1950 - Punky Meadows, Washington DC, rock guitarist (Angel)
1950 - Rich Glover, NFLer
1951 - Maria Christina, Belgian princess/daughter of Leopold III
1951 - Marco Antônio, Brazilian footballer
1951 - Margo, Irish singer
1951 - Jacques Villeret, French film actor (d. 2005)
1952 - Richard Charsworth, Australian women field hockey head coach (Oly-96)
1952 - Ricardo Lavolpe, Argentine football coach
1953 - Susie Hutchison, Flintridge Calif, equestrian show jumper (Olymp-96)
1954 - Scott Kempner, "Top Ten" rocker (Del Lords)
1955 - Eric Money, NBAer
1956 - Jon Walmsley, Lancashire England, actor (Jason-Waltons)
1956 - Linda Grovenor, Baltimore MD, actress (Die Laughing, Wheels of Fire)
1957 - Jerry Marotta, rocker (Orleans-Love Takes Time)
1957 - Kathy Najimy, actress (Sister Act, Veronica's Closet)
1957 - Robert Townsend, Chicago, comedian/actor (Hollywood Shuffle, Ratboy)
1957 - Simon Phillips. Drummer of Toto (band)
1958 - Barry Miller, LA Calif, actor (Fame, Peggy Sue Got Married)
1958 - Bill Dawley, baseball player
1958 - Cecily Adams, Queens NY, entertainment caster (American Heart)
1958 - Kelly Leadbetter, Phoenix AZ, LPGA golfer (1986 Hennessy French Open)
1958 - Mark Hamilton, Louisville KY, sprint kayak Olympics-96)
1958 - Simon Baker, Australian speed walker, (Olympics-84, 88, 96)
1959 - Ken Nelson, English record producer
1960 - Megan Gallagher, Reading PA, actress (Slap Maxwell, Millennium)
1961 - Yuri Ivanovich Onufriyenko, Russian major/cosmonaut (Mir, Soyuz TM-23)
1961 - Bill Lester, American racecar driver
1962 - Axl Rose, [William Bailey], Lafayette In, vocalist (Guns & Roses)
1963 - David Capel, cricketer (England all-rounder in 15 Tests 1987-90)
1963 - Mike Hough, Montreal, NHL left wing (Florida Panthers)
1963 - Kevin Trudeau, American entrepreneur
1964 - Matt Hayes, Australian soling yachter (Olympics-96)
1964 - Skip Ewing, Redlands Calif, country vocalist (Coast of Colorado)
1966 - Alex Antonitsch, Austria, tennis star
1966 - Rick Astley, rock vocalist (Never Gonna Give You Up)
1966 - Tom Tupa, NFL punter/quarterback (Cleve Browns, NE Patriots)
1967 - Bennie Dekker, Dutch soccer player (NEC/AZ/De Graafschap)
1967 - Mike Evans, WLAF defensive tackle (Amsterdam Admirals)
1967 - Randy Hilliard, NFL defensive back (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1967 - Anita Cochran, American singer
1967 - Izumi Sakai, Japanese singer (Zard) (d. 2007)
1968 - Imtiaz Abbasi, UAE cricket wicket-keeper (World Cup 1996)
1968 - Malika Mahfoud, Copenhagen Denmark, golfer (Gippsland Ladies Amateur)
1968 - Richard Newbill, WLAF linebacker (London Monarchs)
1968 - Adolfo Valencia, Colombian footballer
1968 - Akira Yamaoka, Japanese composer
1969 - Anna Acker-Macosko, Marshfield WI, LPGA golfer (1995 Gold Coast Tour)
1969 - April Lerman, Chicago Ill, actress (Lila-Charles in Charge)
1969 - Bob Wickman, Green Bay WI, pitcher (Chic White Sox, NY Yankees)
1969 - Greg Patrick, WLAF safety (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1969 - James Jones, NFL defensive tackle (Denver Broncos, Baltimore Ravens)
1969 - Kurt Abbott, US baseball player (Florida Marlins)
1969 - Rajindra Dhanraj, Trinidad cricket leg-spinner (WI 1994-95)
1969 - David Hayter, American Voice of Solid Snake
1970 - Jeff Rouse, US, 50m/100m backstroke swimmer (Olymp-gold/silver-92, 96)
1970 - Mark Hutton, Adelaide Australia, pitcher (NY Yankees)
1970 - Per Frandsen, Danish footballer
1971 - Brad Hogg, cricketer (WA chinaman all-rounder, Australia v India 1996)
1971 - Carlos Rogers, NBA forward/center (Toronto Raptors)
1971 - Lance Bade, Vancouver BC, US double trap (Olympics-bronze-1996)
1971 - Mana Endo, Hiroshima Japan, tennis star (1996 3rd round Aust Open)
1971 - Peter Tchernyshev, St Petersburg Russia, dance skater (& Naomi Lang)
1971 - Dana Eskelson, American actress
1971 - Brian Stepanek, American actor
1972 - David Binn, NFL safety (SD Chargers)
1972 - Mark Labbrook, Australian 200m/400m runner (Olympics-96)
1972 - Shawn Respert, NBA guard (Milwaukee Bucks, Toronto Raptors)
1973 - Arie Obdam, Dutch soccer player (FC Volendam)
1973 - Fred Miller, tackle (St Louis Rams)
1973 - Lulama Masikazana, cricket wicket-keeper (Kwazulu for E Province)
1974 - Nathan Davis, defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
1974 - Olaf Lindenbergh, soccer player (Ajax, De Graafschap)
1975 - Chad Allen, Dallas Tx, baseball outfielder (Olympics-bronze-96)
1975 - Leo Insam, hockey defenseman (Team Italy 1998)
1975 - Svend-Allan Sørensen, Danish artist
1975 - Tomoko Kawase, Japanese singer
1976 - Elina Zisi, Miss Greece Universe (1997)
1976 - Kim Zmeskal, Houston TX, US gymnist (Olympic-92)
1976 - Tanja Frieden, Swiss snowboarder
1976 - Colin Teo, Singaporean Grand Prix driver
1977 - Jason Euell, English-born footballer
1979 - Dan Bălan, Moldovan singer and former member of the band O-Zone
1980 - Mamiko Noto, Japanese seiyu
1980 - Kim Poirier, Canadian actress
1980 - Luke Ravenstahl, American politician
1981 - Calum Best, American model
1981 - Jens Lekman, Swedish musician
1981 - Ty Warren, National Football League defensive lineman
1982 - Alice Eve, English actress
1982 - Tank, Mandopop singer.
1983 - Brodie Croyle, American football player
1983 - S Sreesanth, Indian cricketer
1983 - Jamie Whincup, Australian racing driver
1983 - Melrose Bickerstaff, American fashion model
1983 - Myron Wolf Child, Canadian politician
1984 - Brandon Hammond, actor (Grgory Hines Show)
1984 - Darren Bent, English footballer
1984 - Piret Järvis, Estonian singer
1985 - Yang Yu, Chinese swimmer
1985 - Joji Kato, Japanese speedskater
1985 - Kris Humphries, American basketball player
1986 - Alice Greczyn, American actress
1986 - Brendan Taylor, Zimbabwean cricketer
1988 - Allison Holker, American dancer
1989 - Craig Cathcart, Irish footballer
2004 - Princess Louise of Belgium
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Postby poohcarrot » Sat Feb 06, 2010 6:26 am

Happy birthday Discworldaholic.

The last year was crap for you. This one will be a lot better, I promise. :P
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Postby chuckie » Sat Feb 06, 2010 6:40 am

Happy Birthday Discworldaholic :)
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Postby meerkat » Sat Feb 06, 2010 9:49 am

Happy birthday discwordaholic.

A fresh newyear lies before you. Enjoy.

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Postby Penfold » Sat Feb 06, 2010 10:23 am

Happy Birthday from me too! :)
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Postby theoldlibrarian » Sat Feb 06, 2010 11:03 am

Have a good one discwordaholic :D
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Postby Dotsie » Sat Feb 06, 2010 11:36 am

Happy Birthday! :D
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Postby AM » Sat Feb 06, 2010 12:36 pm

Happy Birthday :D
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Postby cols » Sat Feb 06, 2010 12:42 pm

:D Happy Birthday :D
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Sat Feb 06, 2010 12:42 pm

Happy birthday Discworldaholic. 8)
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Postby Jugula » Sat Feb 06, 2010 12:48 pm

Very Happy Birthday! Enjoy!! Jugula
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Postby Batty » Sat Feb 06, 2010 1:27 pm

Happy Birthday, Discworldaholic!Image
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Sat Feb 06, 2010 3:23 pm

happy birthday Discworldaholic
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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Sat Feb 06, 2010 3:24 pm

Happy Birthday Discworldaholic :D
Getting an education was a bit like a communicable sexual disease. It made you unsuitable for a lot of jobs and then you had the urge to pass it on.
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Postby Morty » Sat Feb 06, 2010 3:45 pm

Many Happy Returns of the Day

A new year Discworldaholic and a good place for a new start. I know today will be a day of mixed emotions and I hope you can make the best of it. Thinking of you.
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