My favorite themed land in Disney's California Adventure is "A Bug's Land" On a summer's day this fountain surprises little kids with "random" flows of water, but in the winter it's on a gentler program that is enchanting.
So, this meme sounded like fun. Go to Wikipedia and search your birth month and day but not year. List three events, two birthdays, one death and one holiday observance.
OK, I got carried away.
1633 - Holy Office of Rome forces Galileo to recant his view that the Sun, not the Earth, is the center of the Universe.
1944 - Franklin Delano Roosevelt signs the GI Bill of Rights (Do you suppose Dubya has ever heard of it?)
1970 - 18-year-olds get the right to vote in the United States
2004 - President Bill Clinton's autobiography, My Life, is published.
Two Birthdays: I'm thrilled to see how many of my favorite people share my birthday!
1907 - Michael Todd (director of one of my favorite movies, Around the World in 80 Days with David Niven.)
1920 - Paul Frees (the voice of the Ghost Host at the Haunted Mansion, Disneyland.)
1933 - Dianne Feinstein (our senator from California and a fellow UC graduate in History)
1941 - Ed Bradley (60 Minutes journalist; we saw him on the sidewalk in NYC once.)
1944 - Peter Asher of "Peter and Gordon" ("I don't care what they say, I won't live in a world without love.")
1949 - Meryl Streep (enough said)
1952 - Graham Greene (Native American actor)
1973 - Cyndi Lauper ("I see your true colors shining through, I see your true colors and that's why I love you...)
1964 - Dan Brown (author of The DaVinci Code, Angels and Demons and Deception Point, all in my top ten fav books)
One Death: (sniff)
1969 - Judy Garland
1987 - Fred Astaire
2006 - Moose (played Eddie Crane on Frasier)
Anti-Fascist Struggle Day in Croatia (can you teach us how to do this?)