Thursday, 6 September 2007

The Birthday Event Meme

I am very late in getting this one done! August was a hectic month, but hopefully I'll be back on track in September.

This meme instructions:

"Go type in your birthday in Wikipedia (month and day). Write down 3 events, 2 births, 1 holiday and tag 5 friends."

My birthday is 7 August.

One Holiday

"Emancipation Day"
Turks and Caicos Islands

Two Birthdays

- David Duchovny of the "X Files"
- Mata Hari - World War II spy

Three Events

- 1840 The British Parliament passes an Act prohibiting the use of 'climbing boys' as chimney sweeps.
- 1925 Britain introduces Daylight Saving
- 1926 The first British motor racing Grand Prix is staged at Brooklands

I'm not going to tag anyone. If you haven't been tagged and like this idea - please feel free to take up the birthday challenge!


  1. Oooohhhh...David Duchovny and Mata Hari, eh? HE HE HE...

    Btw, I saw your blog in BlogInterview he he he...;-D SPLENDID!!!

    Nice to have you back, M! ;-D

  2. OK, I'm playing! :-D

    15 June -

    One Holiday:

    Malawai: Freedom Day

    Two Brithdays:

    1. Johnny Hallyday, French singer and actor
    2. Courteney Cox, American actress (It was a tough choice between her and Helen Hunt)

    Three Events:

    - 763 BC - Assyrians record a solar eclipse that will be used to fix the chronology of Mesopotamian history.
    - 1215 - King John of England puts his seal to the Magna Carta.
    - 1954 - UEFA (the Union des Associations Européennes de Football) is formed in Basle, Switzerland.


  3. Hi Amel :-)

    Thanks.. and nice to be back!

    Hi Jacques

    Ah.. I must remember that date so I can send you an ecard next year. ;-)



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