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14th March - Happy Birthday to Albert Einstein, and to me! Look up your birthday history

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posted on Mar, 14 2011 @ 07:36 AM
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Today is my birthday, and I thought I'd have a look on the web for anything in history that may have made the news on the day I was born.

I found that I share my birthday with Albert Einstein, astronomer Giovanni Schiaparelli, railroad engineer Casey Jones, composer Quincey Jones and actor Michael Caine, amongst others.

14th March
1950 - the F.B.I.'s 'Most Wanted' list made its debut.
1964 - Jack Ruby was found guilty of the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald.
www.infoplease.com...

It was interesting to read a few other things about the year I was born 1958:
Eisenhower was President, Nixon Vice-President.
U.S. homicide rate (per 100,000) was 4.5
Cost of a 1st class stamp was $0.04
Federal debt was $279.7 billion
U.S unemployment was 4.3%
I wonder what these statistics are now?

Have a look here to see your birthday history and post your interesting information
www.infoplease.com...




posted on Mar, 14 2011 @ 07:37 AM
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Nice, happy birthday Dooby. That would certainly explain your smartness and quick wit.



Vvv
edit on 14-3-2011 by VreemdeVlieendeVoorwep because: (no reason given)



posted on Mar, 14 2011 @ 07:51 AM
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Explanation: S&F!

Year: 1972 [infoplease.com]



World Events
World Statistics
Population: 3.860 billion
population by decade

•President Nixon makes unprecedented eight-day visit to Communist China and meets with Mao Zedong (Feb. 17).


•Britain takes over direct rule of Northern Ireland in bid for peace (March 24).


•Eleven Israeli athletes at Olympic Games in Munich are killed after eight members of an Arab terrorist group invades Olympic Village; five guerrillas and one policeman are also killed (Sept. 5).


•Nixon orders "Christmas bombing" of North Vietnam (Dec.). Background: Vietnam War

U.S. Events
U.S. Statistics
President: Richard M. Nixon
Vice President: Spiro T. Agnew
Population: 209,896,021
Life expectancy: 71.2 years
Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 39.6
Property Crime Rate (per 1,000): 35.6

More U.S. Statistics... •Gov. George C. Wallace of Alabama is shot by Arthur H. Bremer at Laurel, Md., political rally (May 15).


•Five men are apprehended by police in attempt to bug Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington, D.C.’s Watergate complex—start of the Watergate scandal (June 17).


•US Supreme Court rules that death penalty is unconstitutional (June 29).

Economics
US GDP (1998 dollars): $1,237.30 billion
Federal spending: $230.68 billion
Federal debt: $435.9 billion
Median Household Income
(current dollars): $9,697
Consumer Price Index: 41.8
Unemployment: 5.9%
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.08


Science
Nobel Prizes in Science
Chemistry: Christian Boehmer Anfinsen, Stanford Moore, and William Howard Stein (all US), for pioneering studies in enzymes

Physics: John Bardeen, Leon N. Cooper, and John Robert Schrieffer (all US), for theory of superconductivity, where electrical resistance in certain metals vanishes above absolute zero temperature

Physiology or Medicine: Gerald M. Edelman (US), and Rodney R. Porter (UK), for research on the chemical structure and nature of antibodies
•CAT (Computerized Axial Tomography) scanning is developed in England.
•The compact disk is developed by RCA (US).
•The antidepressant Prozac (fluoxetine) is developed by Bryan B. Malloy (Scotland) and Klaus K. Schmiegel (US). Background: Health & Nutrition
•The video disk is introduced by Philips Company (Netherlands).
•Electronic mail is introduced. Queen Elizabeth will send her first email in 1976. Background: Computers and Internet
•Apollo XVII, the last manned moon landing to date, returns to Earth with 250 pounds of lunar samples. Background: US Staffed Space Flights

Deaths
•Gil Hodges

•J. Edgar Hoover

•Harry S. Truman


Please see link for more details and to search your own birth year!


Personal Disclosure: No wonder I'm all
... I come into this world and then they stop going to the moon.



posted on Mar, 14 2011 @ 07:53 AM
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Originally posted by VreemdeVlieendeVoorwep
reply to post by doobydoll
 


Nice, happy birthday Dooby. That would certainly explain your smartness and quick wit.



Vvv
edit on 14-3-2011 by VreemdeVlieendeVoorwep because: (no reason given)

Well thank you very much VVV


- flattery will get you everywhere



posted on Mar, 14 2011 @ 07:59 AM
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Excellent OL!!

You did a MUCH better job of yours than I did of mine



posted on Mar, 14 2011 @ 08:16 AM
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Happy Birthday!!! Hope today was memorable for you! CHEERS!!!! Final Logic '72 was an interesting year. We got me, you, email, CDs, PROZAC, and unemployment was down. Its high now. I know I am in it. Dooby, S+F for you. Who would have thought email would take at. 08¢ a stamp? Hahhaaha
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posted on Mar, 14 2011 @ 09:19 AM
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Happy Birthday Dooby

I hope you have a fantastic day.

I went shouting around to everyone today was Einstein's birthday! We even had cake in Physics hahaha.



posted on Mar, 14 2011 @ 09:52 PM
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March 28
1941
Author Virginia Woolf drowned herself.
1979
Nuclear power plant accident at Three Mile Island, near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
2000
Supreme Court rules unanimously that an anonymous tip does not justify a stop-and-frisk action against a person.




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