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Happy Birthday Watchman44!

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Apr 22, 2013 5:12 am

Happy Birthday Watchman44! :D

Famous Birthdays on 22nd April

1357 - Johan I, King of Portugal (1383-1433)
1451 - Isabella I, of Castile, Queen of Spain (1479-1504), patron of Columbus
1610 - Alexander VIII, [Pietro Ottoboni], Italy, lawyer/Pope (1689-91)
1640 - Mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun
1658 - Giuseppe Torelli, Verona, Italy, composer (Concerti Grossi)
1682 - Willem I Kerricx the Young, Flemish architect/sculptor/painter
1690 - John Carteret, Earl Granville (C), English chief minister (1722-42)
1692 - James Stirling, Scottish mathematician (d. 1770)
1707 - Henry Fielding, England, novelist (Joseph Andrews, Tom Jones)
1711 - Eleazar Wheelock, American founder of Dartmouth College (d. 1779)
1724 - Immanuel Kant, Konigsberg Germ, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason)
1744 - James Sullivan, 7th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1808)
1766 - Madame de Staël, French author (d. 1817)
1773 - Jean V baron de Rebecque, Swiss/Dutch army leader
1775 - Georg Hermes, German philosopher/theologist (Hermenianen)
1781 - Christian Friedrich Hermann Uber, composer
1799 - Jean Poiseuille, physician/physiologist (blood pressure)
1812 - Solomon Caesar Malan, British orientalist (d. 1894)
1816 - Philip James Bailey, English poet (Festus)
1816 - Charles Denis Bourbaki, French general
1818 - Cadwallader Colden Washburn, Major General (Union volunteers)
1823 - Alfred Gibbs, Major General (Union Army), died in 1868
1827 - William Hopkins Morris, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1900
1828 - Guilherme Antonio Cossoul, composer
1831 - Alexander McDowell McCook, Major General (Union volunteers)
1832 - Julius Sterling Morton, Nebraska, (Gov-Neb), started Arbor Day
1839 - August W Eichler, German botanist
1840 - Odilon Redon, French painter (d. 1916)
1844 - Lewis Thornton Powell, would-be assassin of Secretary of State William H. Seward (d. 1865)
1852 - Guillaume IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (d. 1912)
1853 - Alphonse Bertillon, France, anthropologist, devised crime ID system
1854 - Henri-Marie Lafontaine, Belgium, international lawyer (Nobel 1913)
1856 - [Marie] Louise Hens, Flemish actress (Two Orphans)
1858 - Ethel Mary Smyth, composer
1860 - Ada Rehan, American stage actress (d. 1916)
1863 - Cornelis A J van Dishoeck, Dutch publisher
1864 - Phil May, Wortley Yorkshire, cartoonist
1866 - Hans von Seeckt, German general (Future of the Reich)
1868 - Jose Vianna da Motta, composer
1868 - Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria (d. 1924)
1870 - Nikolai Lenin, [Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov], Bolshevik/USSR revolutionist
1872 - Princess Margaret of Prussia, queen of Finland (d. 1954)
1873 - Ellen Anderson Glasgow, US, novelist (Ancient Law, Pulitzer-1942)
1876 - Georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (d. 1920)
1878 - Kitty Gordon, Folkestone England, entertainer
1881 - Alexander Kerensky, Simbirsk, Russian PM (1917)
1884 - Armas Emmanuel Launis, composer
1884 - John van Capel, oldest man in Netherlands (Died Sept 3, 1992)
1889 - Ludwig Renn, writer
1889 - Richard Glücks, German SS officer and concentration camp administrator (d. 1945, by suicide)
1891 - Belle Bennett, Milcoon Rapids IA, actress (Stella Dallas, Iron Mask)
1891 - Harold Jeffreys, English astronomer (d. 1989)
1891 - Nicola Sacco, American anarchist (d. 1927)
1891 - Vittorio Jano, Italian engineer (d. 1965)
1892 - Nikolai Obouhov, composer
1892 - Vernon Johns, American civil rights activist (d. 1965)
1899 - Martyn Green, London, actor (Gilbert & Sullivan, Iceman Cometh)
1902 - Megan Lloyd George, English politician
1904 - J[ulius] Robert Oppenheimer, NY, head of Manhattan (A-bomb) Project
1905 - Robert Choquette, French Canadian novelist, poet and diplomat (d. 1991)
1906 - Eric William Fenby, composer/president (Delius Society)
1906 - Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, second in line to the Swedish throne (d. 1946)
1907 - Ivan Efremov, Russian paleontologist and author (d. 1972)
1908 - Eddie Albert, [Heimberger], Rock Island Il, actor (Oliver-Green Acres)
1909 - Ralph Byrd, Dayton Ohio, actor (Dick Tracy TV Show)
1909 - Rita Levi-Montalcini, Italian neurologist, Nobel laureate, (d. 2012)
1909 - Indro Montanelli, Italian journalist and historian (d. 2001)
1910 - Eric Scowen, physician
1910 - R J Ritchie, tennis player
1910 - Norman Steenrod, American mathematician (d. 1971)
1912 - Gavalda Miguel Querol, composer
1912 - Kathleen Mary Ferrier, England, contralto (Orfeo Ed Evridice)
1914 - Charles Hubert Sisson, author/poet (Christopher Homm)
1914 - Hans Baumann, writer
1914 - Jan de Hartog, Dutch/English writer (Holland's Glory)
1914 - Michael Wittman, German soldier and tank ace (d. 1944)
1915 - Dick Dudley, Tenn, TV host (Village Barn)
1915 - Lord Airedale, British Lord (social democrat)
1916 - Earl of Oxford & Asquith, governor (Seychelles)
1916 - Lord Menuhin, OM
1916 - Yehudi Menuhin, NYC, violinist/conductor (Bartok's Sonata)
1917 - Leo Abse, biographer/MP
1917 - Sidney Nolan, Australia, painter/illustrator (Ned Kelly)
1918 - Mickey Vernon, baseball player
1919 - Donald Cram, US, biochemist (Nobel 1987)
1920 - Hal March, SF California, actor/TV host ($64,000 Question, Outrage)
1920 - Jos de Haes, Flemish philological/poet (Misery of the Word)
1922 - Charles Mingus, Arizona, jazz bassist (Pithecanthropus Erectus)
1922 - Lou Stein, Phila Pa, pianist (Tonight! America After Dark)
1922 - Richard C Diebenkorn Jr, US, painter (Ocean Park Paintings)
1923 - Betty Page, Kingsport Tn, playmate (Jan, 1955)/model (Dark Angel)
1923 - Hugh Lloyd, actor (Punch & Judy Man, Dunroamin' Rising)
1923 - Paula Fox, US children's books author (Poor George)
1923 - Peter Bowring, CEO (C T Bowring)
1923 - Avis Bunnage, English actress (d. 1990)
1923 - Aaron Spelling, American television producer (Charlie's Angels), (d. 2006)
1925 - Christopher Ball, Oxford, warden (Keble College)
1925 - George Cole, London England, actor (Minder, Vampire Lovers)
1926 - Bob Flannigan, Greencastle Ind, singer (4 Freshmen)
1926 - Charlotte Rae, Milwaukee Wisc, actress (Edna-Facts of Life)
1926 - James Stirling, Scottish D-day-parachutist/architect/knight
1927 - Pascal Bentoiu, composer
1927 - Laurel Aitken, Jamaican singer (d. 2005)
1929 - Geoffrey Marshall, Provost (Queen's College, Oxford)
1929 - Margaret Pereira, forensic scientist
1929 - Michael Atiyah, educator (Trinity College - Cambridge England)
1929 - Robert Wade-Gery, diplomat/exec director (Barclays de Zoete Wedd)
1929 - Victoria Opoku-Ware, Ghanaian queen
1931 - Henk Gortzak, Dutch MP (CPN/PSP)
1931 - Robert Dickson, Canada, ice hockey player (1948)
1931 - Ronald Hynd, British choreographer (English National Ballet)
1931 - Siem Vroom, Dutch actor (The Lift, Bridge Too Far, Mysteries)
1932 - Michael Colgrass, Chicago Illinois, composer (Best Wishes)
1933 - John A Llewellyn, Cardiff Wales, astronaut
1933 - Robin Hutton, merchant banker
1934 - 9th viscount Portman, British large landowner/multi-millionaire
1934 - David Ratford, diplomat
1934 - John K Barlow, English rubberplanter/financier/multi-millionaire
1934 - Nico Ladenis, British restauranteur (Nico at 90)/=
1934 - Viscount Portman, Britsh landowner/multimillionaire
1935 - Christopher Ball, linguist/warden (Keble College-Oxford)
1935 - Paul Chambers, American jazz bassist (d. 1969)
1936 - Glen Campbell, Delight Ark, actor/singer (Time I Get to Phoenix)
1936 - Pierre Hétu, French Canadian conductor and pianist (d. 1998)
1937 - Bobbi Fiedler, (Rep-R-CA, 1981- )
1937 - David Summerscale, head master (Westminster School England)
1937 - Jack Nicholson, NJ, actor (One Flew Over Cuckoo's Nest, Shining)
1937 - Jack Nitzsche, composer/songwriter (An Officer & a Gentleman)
1937 - Ken Palmer, cricketer (1-190 in only Test for England, now Test ump)
1937 - Kenneth Palmer, cricket umpire
1938 - Alan Bond, tycoon/yachtsman
1938 - Adam Raphael, English journalist and author
1939 - Jason Miller, Scranton PA, actor/writer (Exorcist, Light of Day)
1939 - John Chilcot, civil servant
1939 - John Foley, mjr-general
1940 - Peter Goldstein, joint founder (Superdrug)
1943 - Mel Carter, singer (Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me)
1943 - Steve Dunne, cricketer (NZ Test umpire on international panel)
1943 - Louise Glück, American poet and 12th US Poet Laureate
1944 - Joshua Rifkin, composer
1944 - Steve Fossett, American adventurer (d. 2007)
1945 - Alan Dukes, Irish president (Fine Gael
1945 - Donald Graham, US businessman(?)
1945 - Gielijn Escher, Dutch postage stamp artist
1945 - Robert Key, MP/British undersecretary for National Heritage
1946 - Archy Kirkwood, MP (L-D)
1946 - Dectuplets, Bacacay Brazil, 8 males & 2 females
1946 - John Waters, director (Hairspray)
1946 - Louise Harel, Quebec politician
1946 - Nicole Garcia, French actress and director
1947 - Barry Guy, composer
1948 - Carole Drinkwater, actress (Father, All Creatures Great & Small)
1949 - Spencer Haywood, Silver City Ms, NBAer (Oly-gold-1968, Knicks)
1950 - Jancis Robinson, wine writer/broadcaster
1950 - Lewis Biggs, curator (Tate Gallery-North Liverpool)
1950 - Peter Frampton, Kent Engld, guitarist/vocalist (Frampton Comes Alive)
1951 - Paul Carrack, Sheffield England, rock vocalist (Squeeze/Ace-How Long)
1951 - Ana María Shua, Argentine poet
1952 - Marilyn Chambers, American pornographic actress
1952 - François Berléand, French actor
1953 - Steve Bond, Haifa Israel, actor (General Hospital, To Die For)
1953 - Juhani Komulainen, Finnish composer
1954 - Joseph Bottoms, Santa Barbara Cal, actor (Surfacing, Blind Date)
1955 - Arthur Baker, rock producer (Afrika Banbaataa-Planet Rock)
1956 - Catherine Mary Stewart, Edmonton, actress (Passion & Paradise)
1957 - Alan Campbell, Homestead Fla, actor (E Z-3's a Crowd)
1957 - Ethel White, WBL guard (NY Stars)
1957 - Donald Tusk, Polish Prime Minister
1958 - Ashraf Ali, cricket wicket-keeper (Pakistani mid-80s)
1958 - Ken Olandt, actor (April Fool's Day, Imposter, Leprechaun)
1959 - Nicky Le Roux, South Africa, LPGA golfer (1994 Atlanta Champ-15th)
1959 - Ranjan Madugalle, cricketer (pioneer of Sri Lanka's Test teams)
1959 - Ryan Stiles, Seattle Wash, actor (Lewis-Drew Carey Show)
1960 - Lloyd Honeyghan, English welterweight boxing champ (1986)
1960 - Mart Laar, Estonian statesman
1960 - Randall L. Stephenson, American business executive
1961 - Byron Allen, LA California, comedian (Real People, Byron Allen Show)
1961 - Jeff Hostetler, NFL QB (NY Giants, Raiders, Redskins/1990 Superbowl)
1961 - Jimmy Key, Huntsville Alabama, pitcher (Blue Jays, NY Yanks, Orioles)
1962 - David Wettlaufer, Kitchener Ont, golfer (Ontario Beefeater-1986, 87)
1962 - Denise Baldwin, Atlanta GA, LPGA golfer (1991 Futures Salisbury)
1962 - Jeff Minter, English video game programmer
1964 - Bob McCann, NBA forward (Washington Bullets)
1964 - Chris Makepeace, Toronto, actor (Vamp, My Bodyguard, Meatballs, Oasis)
1965 - Lauri Hendler, actress
1965 - Peter Zezel, Canadian ice hockey player
1966 - Glenn Parker, NFL offensive tackle (Buffalo Bills, KC Chiefs)
1966 - Serge Poudrier, hockey defenseman (Team France 1998)
1966 - Mariana Levy, Mexican actress (d. 2005)
1967 - Bart Bowen, Albuquerque NM, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1967 - Harvey Williams, NFL running back (Oakland Raiders)
1967 - Mike Buck, NFL quarterback (Arizona Cardinals)
1967 - Sheryl Lee, Boulder Colo, actress (Twin Peaks, Love Lies & Murder)
1967 - Sherri Shepherd, American comedian and actress
1968 - Bimbo Coles, NBA guard (Golden State Warriors)
1968 - Carlos Costa, Spain, tennis star
1968 - Jo Angel, cricketer (big WA right-arm fast bowler, Australia 1993-)
1968 - Vernell Coles, basketball player (Olympic-bronze-1988)
1968 - Zarley Zalapski, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames)
1969 - Bobby Olive, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
1969 - Craig Logan, Scotland, rock bassist (Bros Front, Bon Jovi-New Jersey)
1969 - George Williams, Lacrosse WI, catcher (Oakland A's)
1969 - Roger Jones, NFL center (Cin Bengals)
1969 - Dion Dublin, English footballer
1970 - Claus Biedermann, WLAF linebacker (Rhein Fire)
1970 - Coleman Bell, NFL tight end (Washington Redskins)
1970 - Regine Velasquez, Filipino singer and actress
1971 - Ingo Rademacher, German FR, actor (Jasper Jacks-General Hospital)
1971 - James Burton, NFL cornerback (Chic Bears)
1971 - Milos Holan, Bilovec Cze, NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
1971 - Nicklas Kulti, Sweden, tennis star
1971 - Daisuke Enomoto, Japanese people space tourist
1971 - Eric Mabius, American actor
1972 - Anna Falchi, Tampera Finland, actress (La Dolce Vita '90)
1972 - Sabine Appelmans, Aalst Belg, tennis star (Strasbourg doubles final)
1972 - Owen Finegan, Australian rugby union footballer
1973 - Christopher Sanders, tight end (Washington Redskins)
1973 - Scott Fields, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons)
1973 - Ofer Talker, Israeli footballer
1973 - Adem Poric, Australian former footballer
1974 - Adam Parfitt, Victoria BC, rower (Olympics-96)
1974 - Georgia Goettmann, model (Cosmo-May 1995)
1974 - Shavo Odadjian, Armenian-born bassist (System of a Down)
1975 - Brian Manning, wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)
1975 - Stijn Haeldermans, Belgian soccer player (MVV)
1975 - Greg Moore, Canadian race car driver (d. 1999)
1975 - Carlos Sastre, Spanish cyclist
1976 - Milena Mayorga, Miss Universe-El Salvador (1996)
1976 - Michał Żewłakow, Polish footballer
1977 - Mark van Bommel, Dutch footballer
1977 - Aaron Fink, American guitarist (Breaking Benjamin)
1978 - Esteban Tuero, Argentinian race car driver
1978 - Jason Stollsteimer, American singer (The Von Bondies)
1979 - Zoltan Gera, Hungarian footballer
1979 - Daniel Johns, Australian musician (Silverchair)
1980 - Aaron Metchnik, Santa Barbara California, actor (Stephen-Torkelsons)
1980 - Monica Flammer, Gainesville Fla, gymnast (alt-Olympics-96)
1980 - Nicolas Douchez, French footballer
1980 - Courtney Friel, presenter of World Poker Tour
1980 - Carlos Hernández, Venezuelan baseball player
1980 - Aaron Michael Metchik, American actor
1981 - Ken Dorsey, American football player
1982 - Kaká, Brazilian footballer
1982 - Tim Hamilton, Slovak adult movie actor
1983 - Matt Jones, American football player
1984 - Michelle Ryan, English actress
1984 - Amelle Berrabah, British singer (Sugababes)
1985 - Lauri Hendler, Ft Belvoir Va, actress (Julie-Gimme a Break)
1986 - Dusan Sakota, Serbian-Greek basketball player
1986 - Amber Heard, American actress
1986 - Marshawn Lynch, American Football player
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Re: Happy Birthday Watchman44!

Postby chillicamper » Mon Apr 22, 2013 5:41 am

Hoppy Burpday :occasion-cake: :occasion-balloons:
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Re: Happy Birthday Watchman44!

Postby Dotsie » Mon Apr 22, 2013 6:08 am

Happy birthday! :D
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Re: Happy Birthday Watchman44!

Postby The Mad Collector » Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:15 am

Happy Birthday Watchman44 :D
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Re: Happy Birthday Watchman44!

Postby Ghost » Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:37 am

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Re: Happy Birthday Watchman44!

Postby Penfold » Mon Apr 22, 2013 8:27 am

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! :D

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Re: Happy Birthday Watchman44!

Postby Square12 » Mon Apr 22, 2013 9:15 am

Happy birthday
If you can fill the unforgiving minute,
With sixty seconds worth of distance run,
Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it,
And - which is more - you'll be a man my son.
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Re: Happy Birthday Watchman44!

Postby Catch-up » Mon Apr 22, 2013 11:51 am

Happy Birthday! :D
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Re: Happy Birthday Watchman44!

Postby Jan Van Quirm » Mon Apr 22, 2013 12:39 pm

:occasion-balloons: Happy Birthday Watchman! :occasion-balloons:
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Re: Happy Birthday Watchman44!

Postby michelanCello » Mon Apr 22, 2013 4:03 pm

Happy Birthday from me too! :D
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Re: Happy Birthday Watchman44!

Postby Del » Mon Apr 22, 2013 4:47 pm

HAPPY BIRTHDAY WATCHMAN

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Re: Happy Birthday Watchman44!

Postby chuckie » Mon Apr 22, 2013 6:41 pm

Happy Birthday Watchman44!



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Re: Happy Birthday Watchman44!

Postby Watchman44 » Mon Apr 22, 2013 6:53 pm

Thank you everyone for your Birthday wishes, they have brightened my day considerably, I am now looking foreward to life as a SAGA lout! ( for non English boardies SAGA are a company that specialise in over 50s holidays and stuff.) :D
Who watches the watchman.......
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Re: Happy Birthday Watchman44!

Postby Penfold » Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:11 pm

I'm going to have that pleasure as well later this year. I'm actually quite looking forward to the holiday opportunities. :D
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Re: Happy Birthday Watchman44!

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Apr 22, 2013 8:07 pm

I can't wait until I'm 60. :lol:
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