My Birthday meme 23 July

A meme  – I have been tagged by Zoe from Splodz Blogz who was tagged by a blogger called Cheryl from at Mad House Family Reviews .  The original post is over at The Five F’s blog  and now for your reading entertainment heres mine:

On my birthday

When is your birthday?

My birthday is 23 July 1976 which makes me Friday’s Child and Friday’s Child is loving and giving.  My birthstone is a ruby.

Pick three people who share your birthday and share what you know about them.

Daniel Radcliffe – A young talented actor known for his role over the last few years as Harry Potter and most recent role in The Woman in Black (the book was excellent – I have yet to see the film)

Slash – Fantabulous guitarist formely of Guns and Roses – Slash Solo

Tom Flemming – an American runner who won 1972 and 1975 New York Marathon- I had to have a runner in here

Monica Lewinsky- Infamous American Intern – Bill Clinton scandal !!

Is anyone listed as being born on the same day as you (ie the same year)? If so, what do you know about them?

Judit Polgar – I know/ knew nothing about this lady, I do now though she is a Hungarian Grand Chess Master – initially I wrongly presumed she was a he!!  – she is listed as being the greatest female chess player of all time!!

List three people who died on your birthday and tell us what you know about them.

Amy Whinehouse  died 23 July 23 2011– Singer with huge talent who became notorious for the battle that she had with drink and drugs. 

Ron Millier died 23 July 2007 – American songwriter and producer – heres a cover of a song he wrote by Vonda Shepard

Wilhelmina Von Bremen died 23 July 1976  – 4X100 relay sprinter who won an Olympic Gold medal in 1932

List three notable events that took place on your birthday.

In 1940 -the ‘Blitz’ an overnight German bombers air raid on London began

In 1965 The Beatles released ‘Help’ in the UK

In 1986 Prince Andrew married Sarah Ferguson

Tell us about a holiday that falls on your birthday.

I have of course googled this (other search engines are available ) and have not come up with anything interesting so I propose 23 July to be National Fitness Swap Day if you run you should cycle if you cycle you should swim if you train in the gym you should train outoors etc…. etc…..

Time to tag now so who shall we have, the lovely Karen
Tales of a Twin Mum

and in the hope of a birthday food related blog


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