My Februray 25th Birthday Facts…..

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Your date of conception was on or about 4 June 1972 which was a Sunday.
You were born on a Sunday

The Julian calendar date of your birth is 2441738.5.
The year 1973 was not a leap year.

Your birthday falls into the Chinese year beginning 2/3/1973 and ending 1/22/1974.
You were born in the Chinese year of the Ox.

The date of Easter on your birth year was Sunday, 22 April 1973.
The date of Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent) on your birth year was Wednesday 7 March 1973.
The date of Whitsun (Pentecost Sunday) in the year of your birth was Sunday 10 June 1973.
The date of Whisuntide in the year of your birth was Sunday 17 June 1973.
The date of Rosh Hashanah in the year of your birth was Thursday, 27 September 1973.
The date of Passover in the year of your birth was Tuesday, 17 April 1973.
The date of Mardi Gras on your birth year was Tuesday 6 March 1973.

As of 2/23/2006 9:24:16 PM EST
You are 32 years old.
You are 396 months old.
You are 1,721 weeks old.
You are 12,051 days old.
You are 289,245 hours old.
You are 17,354,724 minutes old.
You are 1,041,283,456 seconds old.

Your age is the equivalent of a dog that is 4.71663405088063 years old. (You’re still chasing cats!)

There are 2 days till your next birthday
on which your cake will have 33 candles.

Those 33 candles produce 33 BTUs,
or 8,316 calories of heat (that’s only 8.3160 food Calories!) .
You can boil 3.77 US ounces of water with that many candles.

In 1973 there were approximately 3.7 million births in the US.
In 1973 the US population was approximately 203,302,031 people, 57.4 persons per square mile.
In 1973 in the US there were approximately 2,158,802 marriages (10.6%) and 708,000 divorces (3.5%)
In 1973 in the US there were approximately 1,921,000 deaths (9.5 per 1000)
In the US a new person is born approximately every 8 seconds.
In the US one person dies approximately every 12 seconds.

Your birthstone is Amethyst

Your birth tree is

Pine Tree, the Particularity
Loves agreeable company, very robust, knows how to make life comfortable, very active, natural, good companion, but seldom friendly, falls easily in love but its passion burns out quickly, gives up easily, many disappointments till it finds its ideal, trustworthy, practical.

There are 305 days till Christmas 2006!

The moon’s phase on the day you were
born was in its last quarter.

On This Day in History….

US President
Richard M. Nixon

US Vice President
Gerald R. Ford

1973 Prices
Bread: $0.27/loaf
Milk: $1.36/gal
Eggs: $1.22/doz
Car: $4,052 (wouldn’t that be nice!)
Gas: $0.39/gal (this, too!!!)
House: $35,500
Stamp: $0.08/ea
Avg Income: $13,622/yr (notice how a car was about a third less than this? not anymore!)
Min Wage: $1.60/hr
DOW Avg: 851

Top Songs for 1973
Let’s Get It On by Marvin Gaye
Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree by Dawn
Crocodile Rock by Elton John
Bad, Bad Leroy Brown by Jim Croce
Killing Me Softly with His Song by Roberta Flack (And here I thought the Fugees sang it! LOL)
Top of the World by Carpenters
My Love by Paul McCartney & Wings
You’re So Vain by Carly Simon
Keep On Truckin’ by Eddie Kendricks
Midnight Train to Georgia by Gladys Knight & the Pips

Academy Award Winners
Best Picture: The Sting (Directed By George Roy Hill)
Best Actor: Jack Lemmon (in Save The Tiger)
Best Actress: Glenda Jackson (in A Touch Of Class)

People born on February 25
1873 – Enrico Caruso Naples Italy, operatic tenor (Faust)
1913 – Jim Backus Cleveland OH, actor (Mr Magoo, Thurston Howell III-Gilligan’s Island)
1943 – George Harrison Liverpool England, rocker (My Sweet Lord, Beatles-Something, Traveling Wilburys-End of the Line)

On TV in 1973
The Streets of San Francisco
Good Times
Happy Days
M*A*S*H (one of my faves and the greatest shows ever!!!)
The Little People
The Six Million Dollar Man
The Rookies
The Bob Newhart Show

Hot New Toys in 1973
Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle
The Lone Ranger Action Figure
Dungeons & Dragons
Fisher-Price Movie Viewer
Shrinky Dinks

Top Books in 1973
Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George

Interesting facts about events that happened on February 25th. From “Any Day in History”

1751 1st performing monkey exhibited in America, NYC (admission 1ยข)
1791 1st Bank of US chartered
1793 1st cabinet meeting (At George Washington’s home)
1799 1st federal forestry legislation authorizes purchase of timber land
1799 Congress passes 1st federal quarantine legislation
1836 Samuel Colt patents 1st revolving barrel multishot firearm
1837 1st US electric printing press patented by Thomas Davenport
1838 London pedestrian walks 20 miles backward then forward in 8 hours
1859 First use of “insanity plea” to prove innocence
1862 Congress establishes the US Bureau of Engraving & Printing
1862 Paper currency (greenbacks) introduced in US by President Abraham Lincoln
1863 Congress creates national banking system, comptroller of currency
1868 Andrew Johnson impeached for violation of the Tenure of Office act
1885 US Congress condemns barbed wire around government grounds
1951 1st Pan American Games open (Buenos Aires Argentina)
1951 “Michael Todd’s Peep Show” closes at Winter Garden NYC after 278 performances
1974 Veronica & Colin Scargill (England) begin tandem bicycle ride a record 18,020 miles around the world, completed on August 27, 1975
1981 NHL most penalized game; Bruins vs Northstars, 84 penalties (392 minutes)
1987 Michael Jordan, scores Chicago Bull record 58 points in a game
1989 Dallas Cowboys fire coach Tom Landry after a 29-year career
1989 Mike Tyson TKOs Frank Bruno in 5 for heavyweight boxing title
1998 Pamela Lee has husband Tommy Lee arrested on battery charges
1998 Switzerland’s 1st legal brothel opens in Zurich

I am a follower of Jesus, a husband to Kim, father to Hannah & Caleb, and the connections pastor at The River Church. The thoughts expressed here are my own and not The River Church's.

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