Birthday Meme

I’ve been tagged by Becky at Kids Love Parties in this Birthday meme – thank you Becky. So here we go, you get to find out all about my birthday – just a bit of fun for the end of the week. Enjoy.

When is your birthday? 27th October 1969 – yes you now know how old I am!

Pick 3 People who share your birthday –

Image Credit: last.fm

Simon Le Bon of Duran Duran fame. I knew this already, I was an 80’s Duranie. Swoon.

John Cleese

Peter Firth – Actor, Harry Pearce from Spooks! I’m a fan so had to include him.

Is anyone born on the same day and year as you? What do you know about them?

Lee Wagstaff, the English artist who spent four and a half years acquiring all over tattoos with designs based on cross cultural geometrical symbols.

Princess Anita of Orange-Nassau is a member of the Dutch Royal Family by marriage.

Bradley Keywell a US born serial entrepreneur is the co-founder and director of Groupon.

Never heard of these people I’m afraid. The internet is a wonderful thing.

List 3 people who died on your birthday and what do you know about them.

King Athelstan 1st of England was King of England from 924 – 939

George Barker an English poet, had an affair with an American woman who bore 4 of his 15 children!

Steve Peregrin Took, a member of T-Rex with Marc Bolan.

Again, not come across any of these people or names before!

List 3 notable events that took place on your birthday

Wallis Simpson filed for divorce which would allow her to eventually marry King Edward VIII forcing his abdication of the throne.

The 1997 Mini Crash, where stock markets around the world crash amid fears of a global economic meltdown.

Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio divorce after DiMaggio allegedly struck Monroe following the famous ‘skirt scene’ in The Seven Year Itch.

Tell us about a holiday that falls on your birthday

My birthday usually falls in the school Autumn half term and this was great as a child.

Thanks to Becky at Kids Love Parties for the tag. I’m now tagging:

Nottingham Baby Fayre, Ruth at MiniBreakMummy and Rosie Scribble

3 Comments

    • Jen
      Author
      April 8, 2012 / 3:13 pm

      Thanks Ruth. I did have a quick look but didn’t notice you’d done it already! These things have a habit of coming back round and tagging us again 🙂

  1. Sarah Meme
    January 19, 2016 / 1:02 pm

    Good article on birthday memes. Thanks for the post!

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