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Happy Birthday Konnichiwa!

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Aug 23, 2013 11:05 pm

Happy Birthday Konnichiwa! :D

Famous Birthdays on 24th August

1113 - Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou, France, conquered Normandy (d. 1151)
1198 - King Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1249)
1210 - Floris IV, Count of Holland
1358 - King John I of Castile (d. 1390)
1393 - Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (d. 1458)
1420 - Albrecht van Eyb, German humanist/parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt)
1531 - Ercole Bottrigari, composer
1552 - Lavinia Fontana, Italian painter (d. 1614)
1579 - John Amner, composer
1580 - John Taylor, English poet (d. 1654)
1591 - Robert Herrick, England, poet (Gather ye rosebuds) (baptized)
1635 - Peder Griffenfeld, Danish statesman (d. 1699)
1669 - Alessandro Marcello, composer
1683 - Meinrad Spiess, composer
1694 - Theodor A Freiherr von Neuhoff, German adventurer/king [or 8/25]
1707 - Selina Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon, English Evangelical Revivalist (d. 1791)
1712 - Cornelis Douwes, Dutch mathematician/astronomer
1725 - Johann Balthasar Kehl, composer
1733 - David Traugott Nicolai, composer
1750 - Letizia Ramolino, mother of Napoleon Bonaparte (d. 1836)
1758 - Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1794)
1759 - William Wilberforce, British politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade
1772 - William I Frederick, Grand Duke of Luxembourg and King of the Netherlands (1814-40)
1787 - James Weddell, Ostend England, Antarctic explorer (Weddell Sea)
1808 - Benjamin Grubb Humphreys, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
1808 - Thomas Fenwick Drayton, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1891
1816 - Daniel Gooch, laid 1st successful transatlantic cables
1817 - Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy, Russian poet, writer and playwright (d. 1875)
1820 - Jacopo Tomadini, composer
1821 - Emmanuele Muzio, composer
1827 - Walter Husted Stevens, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1867
1828 - George Hume "Maryland" Steuart, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
1837 - Theodore Dubois, composer
1839 - Eduard Napravnik, composer
1842 - Edouard J A Agneessens, Flemish painter (Slave Market)
1845 - James C. Calhoun, American soldier, brother-in-law of George Armstrong Custer (d. 1876)
1851 - Tom Kendall, Australian cricketer (d. 1924)
1852 - Deacon White, American baseball player (d. 1919)
1854 - Nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer
1856 - Felix Mottl, composer
1863 - Dragutin Lerman, Croatian explorer (d. 1918)
1865 - Ferdinand I VAM, king of Romania
1872 - Max Beerbohm, England, caricaturist/writer/wit (Saturday Review)
1879 - Rentaro Taki, composer
1880 - Miles W L Killearn of Killearn, Scotish baron/diplomat
1886 - William Francis Gibbs, naval architect, designed Liberty ships
1887 - Harry Hooper, American baseball player (d. 1974)
1889 - Simon Kimbangu/Kibangu, Congo prophet
1890 - Duke Kahanamoku, Hawaii, swimmer (Olympics-3 gold/2 silver-12, 20, 24)
1890 - Franz Philipp, composer
1890 - Jean Rhys, British writer (d. 1979)
1891 - Alexander Mikhaylovich Dzegelyonok, composer
1891 - Germaine Loosveldt, Flemish actress (Kniertje in On hope)
1894 - Jean Rhys, [Ella Williams], Dominica, writer (Voyage in the Dark)
1895 - Richard Cardinal Cushing, archbishop of Boston (d. 1970)
1896 - Phil Baker, Phila, comedian (Who's Whose)
1897 - Fred Rose, American songwriter and publishing executive (d. 1954)
1898 - Albert Claude, Belgium, biologist/physician (Nobel 1974)
1898 - Malcolm Cowley, Belsano Penn, author (Flowering of New England)
1898 - Marie J Hugenholtz, [Doctor Grandi], surgeon on Curacao
1899 - Johan J Fabricius, Dutch novelist (Island of Demons)
1899 - Jorge Luis Borges, Argentina, writer of fiction, essays (Labyrinths)
1899 - Ruth Schaumann, German painter/writer (Rose, Black King)
1900 - Preston Foster, Ocean City NJ, actor (Waterfront, Gunslinger)
1902 - Fernand Braudel, French historian (Civililization & Capitalism)
1902 - Carlo Gambino, Sicilian-born American mafioso (d. 1976)
1903 - Karl Hanke, Nazi official (d. 1945)
1904 - Rod Redwing, NY, actor (Buffalo Bill in Tomahawk Territory)
1905 - Donald Douglas, Scotland, actor (I Love You Again)
1905 - Arthur Crudup, American singer and guitarist (d. 1974)
1905 - Siaka Stevens, President of Sierra Leone (d. 1988)
1909 - Ronnie Grieveson, South African cricket keeper/batsman (2 Tests v Eng 1939)
1910 - Bernhard Heiden, composer
1911 - Karl AF Schiller, West German economist/SPD-minister
1912 - Durward Kirby, Indianapolis Ind, TV announcer (Garry Moore Show)
1913 - Dorothy Comingore, [Linda Winters], LA CA, actress (Citizen Kane)
1915 - Alice B[radley] Sheldon, US, sci-fi author (Byte Beautiful)
1915 - Wynonie Harris, rocker
1915 - James Tiptree, Jr., American writer (d. 1987)
1915 - Ronald Ibbs, Irish actor (No Hiding Place, The Saint) (d. 1990)
1916 - Anita V Figueredo, physician/humanitarian
1916 - Peter Crichton Kirkpatrick, oarsman
1916 - Léo Ferré, French composer and singer (d. 1993)
1916 - Hal Smith, American actor (d. 1994)
1917 - Dennis James, Jersey City NJ, wrestling announcer/TV host (PDQ)
1918 - Ray McIntire, chemical engineer
1918 - Sikander Bakht, Governor of Kerala (d. 2004)
1919 - "Drs P" [Heinz H Polzer], Swiss/Dutch songwriter/singer
1919 - Nils Viggo Bentzon, composer
1919 - Enrique Llanes, Mexican professional wrestler (d. 2004)
1921 - Sam Tingle, Zimbabwean racing driver
1922 - René Lévesque, Premier of Quebec (d. 1987)
1922 - Howard Zinn, American historian and activist
1923 - Helena Carter, [Helen Rickerts], US model/actress (River Lady)
1923 - Arthur Jensen, American psychologist, (d. 2012)
1924 - Louis Teicher, pianist (Ferante & Teicher-Exodus)
1926 - Nancy Spero, Cleveland USA, American feminist artist
1927 - Roger Danneels, Flemish accordionist
1927 - William V Shannon, journalist/ambassador to Ireland (1977-81)
1927 - David Ireland, Australian author
1927 - Harry Markowitz, American economist, Nobel laureate
1929 - William Winfield, rocker (Harptones)
1932 - Richard Graham Meale, composer
1932 - Robert D. Hales, LDS apostle
1933 - Yasser Arafat, Paris France, PLO-leader (Achille Lauro, Nobel 1994)
1934 - Kenny Baker, actor (R2D2-Star Wars)
1934 - Roger Donald Dickerson, composer
1936 - William J Coyne, (Rep-D-Pennsylvania, 1981- )
1936 - A. S. Byatt, English novelist
1936 - Kenny Guinn, American Governor, Nevada
1937 - Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, Nigerian politician (d. 1998)
1938 - David Freiberg, Boston MA, rock bassist (Quicksilver Messenger)
1938 - Mason Williams, Abilene Tx, writer (Smother Brothers Hour)
1938 - Halldór Blöndal, Icelandic politician
1940 - Don Cormier Sr, horse trainer
1940 - Tony Secunda, rock band manager
1940 - Francine Lalonde, Quebec politician
1941 - Ernest Wright Jr, US rock vocalist (Imperials-So Much)
1942 - Joe Chambers, Los Angeles California, rock guitarist/vocalist (Chambers Brothers)
1942 - Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck, mathemetician/educator
1942 - Max Cleland, American politician
1942 - Howard Jacobson, British novelist and newspaper columnist
1943 - John Cipollina, SF Cal, rock guitarist (Quicksilver Messenger Service)
1943 - Pini Zahavi, Israeli football agent
1944 - Gregory Bruce Jarvis, Detroit Mich, astronaut (STS 25)
1944 - Bill Goldsworthy, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1996)
1944 - Rocky Johnson, Canadian professional wrestler
1945 - Ken Hensley, rock keyboardist (Blackfoot, Uriah Heep)
1945 - Malcolm "Mollie" Duncan, Scotland, saxophonist (Average White Band)
1945 - Vince McMahon, American professional wrestling promoter
1946 - Richard "Dick" N Richards, Key West, USN/astr (STS 28, 41, 50, 64)
1947 - Paulo Coelho, Brazilian author
1947 - Roger De Vlaeminck, Belgian cyclist
1947 - Vladimir Masorin, Russian admiral
1948 - Jean-Michel Jarre, French musician
1948 - Kim Sung-Il, Chief of Staff of Republic of Korea Air Force
1949 - Anna Lee Fisher, St Albans NY, MD/astronaut (STS 51-A)
1949 - Joe Regalbuto, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Knots Landing, Frank-Murphy Brown)
1949 - Stephen Harrison Paulus, composer
1949 - Charles Rocket, American actor (d. 2005)
1950 - Frank Murray, Australian field hockey national coach (Oly-sil-92, 96)
1950 - Tim White, American anthropologist
1951 - Jimmy Farrar, Jacksonville Fl, rock vocalist (Molly Hatchet)
1951 - Orson Scott Card, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Nebula, Ender's War)
1951 - Oscar Hijuelos, American author
1952 - Bob Corker, American politician
1952 - Mike Shanahan, American football coach
1953 - Ron Holloway, American tenor saxophonist
1954 - Alain Daigle, French Canadian ice hockey player
1955 - Jeffrey Daniel, LA CA, rock vocalist (Shalamar)
1955 - Mike Huckabee, American politician, Governor/Presidential candidate
1956 - Gerry Cooney, heavyweight boxer (US Olympics team 1980)
1956 - John Culberson, American politician
1957 - Jeffrey Daniel, American dancer and singer (Shalamar)
1957 - Stephen Fry, English comedian and actor
1958 - Steve Guttenberg, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Police Academy, Short Circuit)
1958 - Tracy Harris, American artist
1958 - Chris Offutt, American author
1959 - Adrian Kuiper, cricketer (South African all-rounder)
1959 - Michel Valke, Dutch soccer player (Sparta, Dordrecht '90)
1960 - Cal Ripken, Havre de Grace Maryland, shortstop (Balt Orioles, game streak)
1960 - David Guillory, jockey
1960 - Franz Vienboeck, Austria, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-13)
1960 - Kris Monaghan, Spokane WA, golfer (1990 Red Robin Kyocera Inamori)
1960 - Steven W Lindsey, Arcadia California, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 87, sk:95)
1960 - Kim Christofte, Danish footballer
1960 - Takashi Miike, Japanese filmmaker
1961 - Colin Angus, Scottish pop musician (Shamen, Ebeneezer Goode)
1961 - Mark "Bedders" Bedfored, London, rock bassist (Madness)
1961 - Ingrid Berghmans, Belgian judoka
1961 - Jared Harris, English actor
1962 - Mary Ellen Weber, Cleveland Ohio, PhD/astronaut (STS 70)
1962 - David Koechner, American actor
1963 - John Bush, US heavy metal singer (Anthrax-Armed & Dangerous)
1963 - Hideo Kojima, Japanese video game director
1964 - Pebbles, rock vocalist (Girlfriend)
1964 - Salizhan Sharkirovich Sharipov, Kirhizia, astronaut (STS-89)
1964 - Dana Gould, American comedian and writer
1965 - Casey Lambert, jockey
1965 - Marlee Matlin, Morton Grove Illinois, deaf actress (Children of Lesser God-Acad Award)
1965 - Reggie Miller, Riverside California, NBA guard (Ind Pacers, Oly-gold-96)
1965 - Vince Alcalde, WLAF offensive assistant (Scottish Claymores)
1967 - Michael Thomas, English footballer
1968 - Andreas Kisser, Brazilian heavy metal guitarist (Sepultura)
1968 - Arnold Galesloot, WLAF tight end (Amsterdam Admirals)
1968 - Benoit Brunet, Pointe Claire, NHL left wing (Montreal Canadiens)
1968 - Tim Salmon, Long Beach CA, outfielder (California Angels)
1968 - Shoichi Funaki, Japanese professional wrestler
1970 - Sandra Whyte, ice hockey forward (USA, Oly-98)
1970 - Tugay Kerimoğlu, Turkish footballer
1970 - Dan Henderson, American Mixed martial artist
1971 - Pierfrancesco Favino, Italian actor
1972 - Chris Right, CFL receiver (Montreal Alouettes)
1972 - Christian Ruud, Oslo Norway, tennis star (1989 Norwegian)
1972 - Ian Moran, Cleveland Ohio, US hockey defenseman (Olympics-1994, Pitts)
1972 - Kurt Miller, Tucson AZ, pitcher (Florida Marlins)
1972 - Lee DeRamus, (NO Saints)
1973 - Andrew Brunette, Sudbury, NHL left wing (Washington Capitals)
1973 - Barret Oliver, actor (Never Ending Story, Secret Garden)
1973 - Dave Chappelle, American actor and Comedian
1973 - Inge de Bruijn, Dutch swimmer
1973 - Carmine Giovinazzo, American actor
1974 - Archie Amerson, CFL running back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
1974 - Tony McCombs, linebacker (Arizona Cardinals)
1974 - Orla Fallon, Irish Vocalist for Celtic Woman
1975 - Mark de Vries, Surinamese-Dutch footballer
1976 - Bjorn van der Doelen, Dutch soccer player (PSV)
1976 - Nordin Wooter, Dutch soccer player (Ajax)
1977 - Per Gade, Danish footballer
1977 - Jürgen Macho, Austrian footballer
1977 - Denílson, Brazilian footballer
1977 - Robert Enke, German footballer
1977 - John Green, American author/Nerdfighter
1978 - Melissa McElroy, Houston Texas, rhythmic gymnast (US team-96)
1978 - Rafael Furcal, Dominican baseball player
1979 - Orlando Engelaar, Dutch International Footballer
1979 - Elva Hsiao, Taiwanese singer
1979 - Michael Redd, American basketball player
1980 - Sonja Bennett, Canadian actress
1981 - Jiro Wang Dong Cheng, Taiwanese singer, actor
1981 - Chad Michael Murray, American actor
1981 - Mercedes Scelba - Shorte, American model
1982 - Kim Kallstrom, Swedish footballer
1983 - Marcel Goc, German ice hockey player
1983 - Christopher Parker, British actor
1984 - Kyle Schmid, Canadian actor
1985 - Destiny Davis, American model and Playboy Playmate
1986 - Nick Adenhart, American baseball player
1987 - Anže Kopitar, Slovenian ice hockey player
1987 - Jon Scheyer, American basketball player
1988 - Rupert Grint, Hertfordshire England, English actor ( Harry Potter)
1995 - Runa Tsukishima, Japanese child model
2003 - Alexandre Coste, son of Albert II, Prince of Monaco
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Re: Happy Birthday Konnichiwa!

Postby janet » Sat Aug 24, 2013 8:11 am

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
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Re: Happy Birthday Konnichiwa!

Postby Penfold » Sat Aug 24, 2013 8:43 am

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! :D
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Re: Happy Birthday Konnichiwa!

Postby Jan Van Quirm » Sat Aug 24, 2013 12:12 pm

:occasion-cake: Happy Birthday Konnichiwa! :occasion-cake:
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Re: Happy Birthday Konnichiwa!

Postby Kin Arad » Sat Aug 24, 2013 2:12 pm

HAPPY BIRTHDAY !! :D
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Re: Happy Birthday Konnichiwa!

Postby wicked woman » Sat Aug 24, 2013 6:23 pm

Happy Birthday
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Re: Happy Birthday Konnichiwa!

Postby ChristianBecker » Sat Aug 24, 2013 6:59 pm

Happy Birthday!
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Re: Happy Birthday Konnichiwa!

Postby ShadowNinjaCat » Sat Aug 24, 2013 8:09 pm

Happy birthday!! :)
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Re: Happy Birthday Konnichiwa!

Postby Toothy » Sat Aug 24, 2013 8:17 pm

Happy birthday!

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Re: Happy Birthday Konnichiwa!

Postby chuckie » Sun Aug 25, 2013 5:27 am

Happy Birthday Konnichiwa :D
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Re: Happy Birthday Konnichiwa!

Postby chillicamper » Sun Aug 25, 2013 5:53 am

Hoppy Burpday :occasion-cake:
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Re: Happy Birthday Konnichiwa!

Postby jaznbonnie » Wed Aug 28, 2013 3:15 am

Happy Belated Birthday! Hope it was great! :D
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