Sunday, April 16, 2006

I Want To Play - This Day In History - Too!

From my buddy's Zanga thingie:

Go to Wikipedia . Type in your birth date (but not year). List three (or four) events that happened on your birthday. List three (or more) important birthdays and three (or more) interesting deaths. Post this in your journal or the nearest bathroom stall.

April 1st events:

1934 - Bonnie and Clyde kill two young highway patrolmen near Grapevine, Texas.
2. 1970 - President Richard Nixon signs the Public Health Cigarette Smoking Act into law, requiring surgeon general's warnings on tobacco products and banning cigarette advertisements on television and radio in the United States starting on January 1, 1971.
3. 1976 - Apple Computer Company is formed by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak.
4. 2004 - Gmail, an email service from Google launches.

April 1st birthdays:

1. 1883 - Lon Chaney, Sr., American actor (d. 1930)
2. 1885 - Wallace Beery, American actor (d. 1949)
3. 1929 - Jane Powell, American dancer, actress, and singer
4. 1932 - Debbie Reynolds, American actress

April 1st deaths:

1. 1946 - Noah Beery, American actor (b. 1882)
2. 1984 - Marvin Gaye, American singer (b. 1939)
3. 1988 - Jim Jordan, American actor (Fibber McGee) (b. 1896)
4. 2004 - Carrie Snodgress, American actress (b. 1946)

April 1st holidays & observances:

1. April 1 is known as April Fool's Day or All Fools' Day in many countries.
2. Date that bobhouses, used for ice-fishing, must be taken off frozen lakes in New Hampshire.
3. International Day of the Birds.

1 comment:

Attila The Mom said...

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