Tuesday, February 05, 2008

It's my Birthday!

Your Birthdate: February 5

You have many talents, and you are great at sharing those talents with others.
Most people would be jealous of your clever intellect, but you're just too likeable to elicit jealousy.
Progressive and original, you're usually thinking up cutting edge ideas.
Quick witted and fast thinking, you have difficulty finding new challenges.

Your strength: Your superhuman brainpower

Your weakness: Your susceptibility to boredom

Your power color: Tangerine

Your power symbol: Ace

Your power month: May



In 1965 (the year you were born)

Lyndon B. Johnson is president of the US

Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara calls for a nationwide network of bomb shelters

Former leader of the Black Muslims, Malcolm X, is shot and killed in New York City

To protest voting rights discrimination, civil rights demonstrators begin a march for Selma to Montgomery with federal troop protection

The first commercial satellite, Early Bird, is launched into space by Nasa to transmit telephone and television signals

Voting Rights Act is signed into law

Riots by young blacks in the Watts area of Los Angeles begin, causing $200 million in damage

Hurricane Betsy claims 75 lives in southern Florida and Louisiana

United States President Lyndon Johnson proclaims his "Great Society" during his State of the Union address

Dr. Dre, Sarah Jessica Parker, Robert Downey Jr., Shania Twain, Moby, and Ben Stiller are born

Los Angeles Dodgers win the World Series

Green Bay Packers win the NFL championship

Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup

The Sound of Music, starring Julie Andrews, is the top grossing film

Dune by Frank Herbert is published

The Beatles' Rubber Soul is released

"Satisfaction" by Rolling Stones is a top hit

The Beatles appear on The Ed Sullivan Show, performing songs from their new album Help!

Sony introduces the Betamax, a home video tape recorder

Nearly all of NBC's programs are now broadcast in color

I Dream of Jeannie premieres






All I want for my birthday
is for everyone to sign my guest book!



26 comments:

Abouna said...

Hope your day is the greatest and may you have many more.

Happy Birthday and God Bless

American Interests said...

Happy birthday! Have a great day....

Webutante said...

Happy birthday, Rita, and many wonderful returns!

Jackie said...

Happy Birthday Mom!

Barbara H. said...

I didn't know I was EIGHT years older than you!! That's depressing! But I hope you have a good day! :-)

Liz said...

Feliz cumple Rita!!!

Gayle said...

Happy Birthday, Rita, and may God Bless you with many more birthdays!

We entered WWII the year I was born. I was two months and seven days old when Pearl Harbor was attacked. Don't remember a thing about it. :)

Farmer John said...

Happy Birthday, jm!

jennifer said...

Singing Happy Birthday to you! Have a wonderful, relaxed, delightful birthday!
Jen

Charles said...

Happy Birthday to you.

I am gong right now to my pantry and get a granola bar to eat in your honor since you can't very well e-mail cake to us all.

I hope your day is amazing !!

Cheesecakeluvrs4life said...

Happy Birthday! It was Meg's b-day yesterday...she is two... We were so impressed with her singing happy b-day to herself...but she is still singing it!!! AHHH!!!=)

Hope you have a great day! You are a wonderful person!! Happy B-day!!

Brooke said...

My birthday says I'm afraid of failure, artistic, and I don't fit in.

Huh. :)

Shane Vander Hart said...

Happy Birthday Rita! I signed your guest book as well.

Pam--in Jerusalem said...

Happy Birthday!

Penless Thoughts said...

Happy Birthday Rita and God's blessing on you during this time of His placing you where HE wants you to be :o)
Susan

The Localmalcontent said...

Happy Birthday, Rita! Many happy returns of the day as well.
By way of celebrating your happy day, I will be going out into the woods, behind my house, looking for kindling wood, for the fireplace; I will whoop for your day there.

your friend,
LMC

Michelle said...

Happy Birthday!!!!

Roxie said...

Happy Birthday! A Super Tuesday birthday -- and the nation is damanding change -- and not knowing how to obtain change. At least birthday's are much less complex than politics.

Joe Gringo said...

Happy Birthday!

I signed in on the map but forgot to write something.........have a great day!

Joe Gringo said...

that's sign in tool is a cool tool!

Pam said...

Happy Bday Little Sis! See my post for today. Love you!

FeathersMcGraw said...

Felicidades Rita!!

We need to celebrate!'

BTW, Aquarius are sooo cool! :)

pilot-pooja said...

On your birthday I wish you much pleasure and joy;
I hope all of your wishes come true.
May each hour and minute be filled with delight,
And your birthday be perfect for you!


MAny Many Happy returns of the Day dear Jungle Mom..
You are one in a million!!

Kimberly said...

Sorry this is late....Happy Birthday!!!! I signed the guestbook and I would add a picture if I wasn't entirely tech un-savy!

Deborah said...

Oh, wow! Happy belated Birthday, Rita!!!!!!!!

Hope you had a wonderful one! Can't imagine you didn't - you're a blessed woman.

God bless you!

Shalom,
Deborah

Rebecca said...

Happy birthday Rita!