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Friday, February 09, 2007

On this day...

Some interesting facts from this day in history:
  • 1870 - The U.S. Weather Bureau was established
  • 1895 - William G. Morgan invents volleyball
  • 1942 - Daylight savings time goes into effect for the U.S.
  • 1943 - The WWII battle of Guadalcanal ended with an American victory
  • 1964 - The Beatles make their first appearance on the Ed Sullivan show
  • 1965 - The first U.S. troops are sent to S. Vietnam
  • 1971 - The Appollo 14 spacecraft returned to Earth after man's third landing on the moon

People born on this day:

  • 1773 - William Henry Harrison
  • 1909 - Carmen Miranda
  • 1914 - Gypsy Rose Lee
  • 1914 - Ernest Tubb
  • 1943 - Joe Pesci
  • 1945 - Mia Farrow
  • 1963 - Travis Tritt
  • 1967 - ME!!!!!!!!

Yes, today is my 40th birthday. Yee haw. Time is just flying by and I plan on making the next 40 years my best.

As a birthday present to myself I want to know who you are. If you are a regular reader and I know who you are just say "Hi!". If you stop by on occasion and haven't said hello, please introduce yourself. I would love to know where you are from and that you are out there.


Cheers!

30 comments:

Life, or Something Like It said...

HAPPY, HAPPY, BIRTHDAY! I hope you have a wonderful day, you deserve it!!!!!!

Esther said...

Happy Birthday! I hope you get to do something fun tonight!

China Doll said...

Happy Birthday!

Lisa said...

Happy 40th!! I'm right behind you (well, in a couple of months). Enjoy and cheers!!!

ccw said...

Happy Birthday!

comebacknikki said...

Whoo-hoo! Happy birthday!!!

Erin said...

Happy Birthday! Hope it's a great one!

coffeypot said...

Forty years ago today I was sitting in the fathers’ waiting room wondering when my baby would show up. Back then fathers were not allowed in the delivery room, and we had no way of knowing if you were a boy or girl. I could not hold you at all in the hospital. I didn’t get to hold you until we got home. On the way home your mom and I were really scared. This was for real, and we didn’t have any idea of how we were going to handle this little bundle of joy.

Anyway, back in the waiting room I was waiting. I tried to read, tried to get something to eat, even tried to take a nap – since your mom woke me up in the middle of the night to take her to the hospital. Then a nurse came to the door pushing a glass box with this little naked girl in it. I fell in love. Then the nurse walked away and then I saw you. Now that was real love. They took you away. Your mom and you had to stay in the hospital for three days. I had to leave the room when you were brought in to be fed and I could only see you through the glass partition in the maternity ward. The times, they have changed. But you haven’t. You are just as sweet now as you were then. Except now you have clothes on.

Happy Birthday, Mousie!

Chris said...

Happy Birthday, Marni!! Have a great one!

Kim said...

Happy Birthday Marni Dude!!

I have been thinking of you today, but am home with both girls because they have STREPP. Yuck!

Have a GREAT 40th birthday. I will toast you later tonight with a glass of red wine after the kids go nighty night.

I love ya girl!

Kim

barista brat said...

happy birthday, marni!!!!!

enjoy!

coffeypot said...

Today, Feb. 9th, is my daughter (Marni over at its-a-pugs-life) 40th birthday. Go to my blog site and listen to the song in her honor. Thank you for this commercial break.

Heidi the Hick said...

Yaaayyyyy!!!!!!!!

happy birthday Marni! Enjoy your big day!!!!!!

Marni said...

Thank you everyone! So far it has been a normal day. I'm about to head home, though, and see what my hubby bought me. I'm a teensy bit scared. :)

Ann said...

HAPPY, HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!! I hope it's a great one.

I'm right behind you (next month).

What your dad wrote was very sweet. You're so lucky to have him around for your 40th.

Sans Pantaloons said...

Happy Birthday Marni!

The Boob Lady said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARNI!!!

XOX

The Boob Lady!

Amy said...

Happy Birthday Marni!

Old Lady said...

Happy Birthday woman! Now the fun really starts, seriously!

Beth said...

I am SO JEALOUS! You and Carmen Miranda and Gypsy Rose Lee? Fitting, though. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DEAR CUZ!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GrizzBabe said...

Happy Birthday! I just turned 40 myself. Welcome to the club!

liz said...

Happy Birthday!!!

me said...

happy birthday.

DJ Andi said...

Happy Birthday! I hope you had a great birthday. I'm dying to know what hubby got you. Sorry I didn't get to tell you yesterday. I was in Las Vegas with several friends for my 40th. It as awesome.

Hope It was awesome.

KLee said...

Happy Belated Birthday! (I didn't get over here yesterday, sorry!)

I hope you had a birthday that's as great as you are!

Hugs and birthday smoochies!

Craig said...

Happy Birthday!!!!!!!!!!!

Moxie said...

Anyone who loves pugs and has a February birthday (mine is Feb. 8) is all right by me! Hope it was a great one!

CindyDianne said...

Happy Belated Birthday Marni!

Norman said...

Happy Late Birthday!!

NORMAN!

(I'll be joining you on this milestone in a mere 3.5 years)

SkippyMom said...

happy birthday sweetie pea...and thanks for talking to me today...it was such a highlight!

...and she sings too..."Happy Birthday to YOU..."

So? Talledega or Richmond?

HUGS!