Happy Birthday to me................:-)

@LCecelia (1124)
United States
September 1, 2007 1:29pm CST
Today is my birthday and I received 2 ecards from "My Daily Times" which shows what was historical evens happened in the year I was born. For instance, John F Kennedy was the president of the US. - January 31st - Ham a 37 pound male chimpanzee was sent into space in a test of the Project Mercury capsule designed to carry US astronauts into space. - March 15th - South Africa withdraws from the British Commonwealth. - March 1st - The president establishes the Peace Corps. - April 17th - Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba begins - May 28th - Peter Benenson's article "The Forgotten Prisoners" is published, which was later thought of as the founding of the human right organization Amnesty International. - August 13 - Construction of the Berlin Wall begins. So what historical events happened in the year you were born?
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• Malaysia
1 Sep 07
hApPy BiRtHdAY tO yOu HaPpY bIrThDaY To YoU happy BIRTHDAY TO LCecelia (400) HAPPY BIRTday to you....... *you blow the candles (FuuH...FuuH...FuuH) and while we continuously singing, repeat that texts!! hApPy BiRtHdAY tO yOu HaPpY bIrThDaY To YoU happy BIRTHDAY TO LCecelia (400) HAPPY BIRTday to you....... *big claps sincerely for you while you're cutting the cake that I bought for you, its diameter is 2 meter(UK:metre).....Fuuuuuuuu Yoooooooooo!!!! **** So what historical events happened in the year I were born?...yeah...sure for this is mine; "17 November" is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece, coinciding with the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic uprising. 1990 - Fugendake, part of the Mount Unzen volcanic complex, Nagasaki prefecture, Japan becomes active again and erupts. 1997 - In Luxor, Egypt, 62 people are killed by 6 Islamic militants outside the Temple of Hatshepsut (The police then kill the assailants). 2000 - A catastrophic landslide in Log pod Mangartom, Slovenia, kills 7, and causes millions of SIT of damage. It is one of the worst catastrophes in Slovenia in the past 100 years. 2000 - Alberto Fujimori is removed from office as president of Peru. 2003 - Arnold Schwarzenegger is inaugurated as Governor of California. 2004 - Kmart Corp. announces it is buying Sears, Roebuck and Co. for $11 billion and naming the newly merged company Sears Holdings Corporation. 2005 - Italy's choice of national anthem, Il Canto degli Italiani, becomes official in law for the first time, almost 60 years after it was provisionally chosen following the birth of the republic. 2006 - Official naming of element 111, Roentgenium (Rg). Roentgenium, formerly Unununium) is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Rg and atomic number 111, making it one of the super-heavy atoms. It is a synthetic element whose longest-lived isotope has a mass of 280 and a half-life of 3.6 seconds. Due to its presence in Group 11, it is a transition metal.
@LCecelia (1124)
• United States
1 Sep 07
Michael, Thank you. :-) You did me one better...you gave me all the events that happened on your b-day up to present. The one about Kmart and Sears I didn't know.
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• Malaysia
1 Sep 07
no need to mention it..we are friend. 2004 - Kmart Corp. announces it is buying Sears, Roebuck and Co. for $11 billion and naming the newly merged company Sears Holdings Corporation. And this is the link(below); http://www.searsholdings.com/
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@LCecelia (1124)
• United States
2 Sep 07
Thank you friend. :-)
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@andyliuzn (1029)
• Guangzhou, China
2 Sep 07
Happy Birthday, Cecelia!
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@LCecelia (1124)
• United States
2 Sep 07
Thanks friend. :-)
@Bbilal (2000)
1 Sep 07
LCecelia Happy birthday duckie... and remember, its your party and you can cry if you want to!!
@LCecelia (1124)
• United States
1 Sep 07
LOL LOL Thanks! I'm not quiet there yet but then again its still early in the day. :-)
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@ladybug565 (2217)
• United States
4 Sep 07
A little late but Happy Birthday. Hope it was really great!
@LCecelia (1124)
• United States
4 Sep 07
Thank you. I'm still accepting b-day wishes even up to the end of the month. :-)
@ibsnet (1268)
• India
2 Sep 07
Happy Birthday LCecelia. Hope you enjoy the fullest. Ya my birthday is a the day when famous novel prize winning poet Rabindra Nath Tagore was born. But I could not write any poem, though I enjoy reading poems.
@LCecelia (1124)
• United States
2 Sep 07
Thank you. I'm not a poet either. :-)
• United States
2 Sep 07
I think I'm a day late, but better late than never! Happy birthday! :)
@LCecelia (1124)
• United States
2 Sep 07
:-) Thanks. Never too late for well wishes.