Guess what today is?!

Monday = day off!

Tuesday = fifth anniversary of the little man’s adoption!

Today = my 32nd birthday!

So basically, this week is looking pretty good. I’m a fan of birthdays, mine included. In honor of this special day, here are thirty-two things (mostly courtesy of Wikipedia).

Colonel_Harland_Sanders_in_characterFive [other] people who were born on September 9:
1. Aurelian (214 or 215) [44th Roman Emperor]
2. Leo Tolstoy (1828)
3. Colonel Sanders (1890) [seriously]
4. Otis Redding (1941)
5. Hugh Grant (1960)

Five people who died on September 9:
1. William the Conqueror (1087)
2. Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1901)
3. John Singleton Copley (1815)
4. Mao Zedong (1976)
5. Catfish Hunter (1999)

Seven things that happened on September 9:
1. Mary Stuart, at nine months old, is crowned “Queen of Scots” (1543)
2. 2nd Continental Congress officially decides on “United States” (1776)
3. John Herschel takes the first glass plate photograph (1839)
4. Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works is finalized (1886)
5. NBC is founded (1926)
6. Elvis gyrates on the Ed Sullivan Show (1956)

share-your-careFive special observations on September 9:
1. National Teddy Bear Day
2. Care Bears Share Your Care Day
3. California Admission Day
4. Wonderful Weirdos Day [excellent]
5. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Day

Five things that happened during my birth month:
1. Ronald Reagan announces that GPS will be made available for civilian use
2. Vanessa L. Williams becomes the first African American to be crowned Miss America
3. Kiss officially appears in public without makeup for the first time
4. Soviet nuclear false alarm incident
5. Arnold Schwarzenegger becomes a US citizen

Five songs at the top of the U.S. charts on the day I was born:
1. The Police – “Every Breath You Take “
2. Bonnie Tyler – “Total Eclipse Of The Heart”
3. Michael Sembello – “Maniac”
4. Eurythmics – “Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)”
5. Billy Joel – “Tell Her About It”



  1. Hi same aged namesake*,

    best wishes for your birthday!

    My godchild has birthday today.
    She was born on 09.09.2009.

    And if you kick the numbers, you get my birthday: 06.06.

    Greetings from Germany!

    ( I discovered your blog a few weeks ago and I love your posts.
    *Thanks to google translate and sorry for my miserable english.)

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