Posts Tagged ‘birthdays’

Happy Birthday, Material Girl!

August 17th, 2011

It’s Madonna’s birthday today! Does anyone else think that she’s hit a point at which she doesn’t seem to be aging? Okay, maybe it’s just me. I never really listened to popular music until I got my own stereo in highschool – my parents are much more into classical music and musical numbers – but […]

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Happy Birthday, Louis Armstrong!

August 4th, 2011

One of my all-time favourite singers’ birthday is today, and I’ve been listening to his music all day. Happy Birthday, Louis Armstrong! I owe thanks to Armstrong (also known as Ol’ Satchmo) and his counterparts, including Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington, for getting me through the many all-nighters I pulled doing projects while I was […]

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Happy Birthday, you "Misleading Man"

May 11th, 2011

Watch Salvador Dali stump the players in what is quite possibly the most entertaining episode of the retro show “What’s My Line?“. Happy Birthday to the eccentric master of surrealism, Mr. Dali!

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Vincent Van Gogh, meet Felicity Brown

March 31st, 2011

Oops, I had completely forgotten. It’s Vincent Van Gogh‘s birthday! The quintessential starving artist, Van Gogh had a tough life – chronically plagued with mental and physical illness – but he was able to produce some absolutely incredible works of art. One of my personal favourites is The Starry Night, painted in 1889 during his […]

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