1.15.2010

Gonna Party Like Its My Birthday...


Because it is :) The Big 2-6! Hopefully 26 is still considered "Quarter Life" or I'll have to change the name of my blog!

Let's take a look back in history to see what other events share the same date as my birth:

1920: The 18th Amendment to the Constitution, prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages, went into effect.

1961 - Mickey Mantle signed a contract which made him the highest paid baseball player in the American League.

1991: Operation Desert Storm was announced by the White House.

2003: The Space Shuttle Columbia takes off for mission STS-107 which would be its final one.

The Year 1984 Recap:

Gas was $1.21 a gallon

The average house hold income was $12,497

Cost of a Loaf of Bread: $0.71

Cost of a First Class Stamp: $0.20

My Redskins got their butt's kicked in the Super Bowl 38-9 to the LA Raiders

The Cosby Show debuted on NBC

The Apple Macintosh was introduced

Indian Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi, is assassinated.


Hit Songs:
"Owner of a Lonely Heart" ... Yes
"Karma Chamelon" ... Culture Club
"Jump" ... Van Halen
"Footloose" ... Kenny Loggins
"Against All Odds" ... Phil Collins
"Let's Hear It For the Boy" ... Deniece Williams

Hit Movies:
Beverly Hills Cop
Footloose
Ghostbusters
Gremlins
Greystoke
The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom The Karate Kid
The Natural
Police Academy

Hope you all have a wonderful weekend!

4 comments:

  1. ahh..such a good year for movies & music...
    Happy Birthday!

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  2. Ahh... *flashback* !! ;)

    Actually I was only a few years old at that point, but still...

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

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