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23rd Mar '17 10:12:19 AM MasterofGalaxies4628
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* The opening cutscene of ''VideoGame/NewSuperMarioBrosWii'' mentions that it's [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Princess Peach]]'s birthday...right before she gets kidnapped ([[DesignatedVictim again]]).
20th Mar '17 4:53:01 PM Papermage8
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* Used to heighten the emotion of the final confrontation in [[Literature/TheBelgariad The Malloreon]] when the characters realize that the captured prince will be turning two years old on the day of the EVENT.
20th Mar '17 5:08:28 AM MsZephy7
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* At the beginning of ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTheWindWaker'' Link's sister is kidnapped on his birthday.

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At the beginning of ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTheWindWaker'' Link's sister is kidnapped on his birthday.birthday.
** In ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'', on Zelda's seventeenth birthday, she spends her birthday praying at the Spring of Wisdom [[spoiler: to awaken her divine power to no avail]]. But as she comes down from Mount Lanayru, [[spoiler: Calamity Ganon attacks, resulting in Hyrule being ravaged, her father and her friends killed and Zelda sealing herself and Ganon to stop him.]]



* In ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'', on Zelda's seventeenth birthday, she spends her birthday praying at the Spring of Wisdom [[spoiler: to awaken her divine power to no avail]]. But as she comes down from Mount Lanayru, [[spoiler: Calamity Ganon attacks, Hyrule is ravaged, her father and her friends are killed and she seals herself and Ganon to stop him.]]
20th Mar '17 5:06:06 AM MsZephy7
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* In ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'', on Zelda's seventeenth birthday, she spends her birthday praying at the Spring of Wisdom [[spoiler: to awaken her divine power to no avail]]. But as she comes down from Mount Lanayru, [[spoiler: Calamity Ganon attacks, Hyrule is ravaged, her father and her friends are killed and she seals herself and Ganon to stop him.]]
17th Mar '17 5:37:16 PM Zaiaku666
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* In ''LightNovel/YoujoSenki'', the Duchy of Dacia invades The Empire requiring Tanya and her newly formed Rapid Response Mage Battalion to launch a counterattack on them. All this happens on Tanya's "on paper" birthday.
13th Mar '17 2:49:07 PM Vir
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* In ''WesternAnimation/MightyMax'' two part [[GrandFinale series finale]], see Max celebrating his birthday...which is also the day Skullmaster kicks his apocalyptic plan into action.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/MightyMax'' two part ''WesternAnimation/MightyMax'''s two-part [[GrandFinale series finale]], see finale]] sees Max celebrating his birthday...which is also the day Skullmaster kicks his apocalyptic plan into action.
3rd Mar '17 11:01:12 AM Blazer
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* TheMovie for ''Anime/YesPrettyCure5GoGo'' kicks off when Bunbee drops in on Nozomi's party, starts a fight and steals her birthday cake, leading to the Cures going to the Land of Sweets, where the movie's BigBad is waiting.


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* In ''Website/GoAnimate'' "[[YouAreGrounded Grounded]]" videos, WesternAnimation/{{Caillou}} will have this happen to him. Sometimes he'll do something bad and wreck his chances, but most of the time, groundings ''are'' his presents.
23rd Feb '17 6:53:40 AM CaptainTedium
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* This happened on the ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'' segment "Dial M for Monkey" in the banned episode "Barbequor", where Barbequor and his herald the Silver Spooner attacked the Earth while Monkey was having a birthday party thrown for him by the other heroes. Even after saving the day, Monkey doesn't get to enjoy his birthday because he then has to give The Infraggable Krunk a ride home and is having a hard time accomplishing the task because Krunk can't remember where he lives.
6th Feb '17 12:45:10 PM a83hg
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** It repeats with Tagg ending up in Ransei 600 years in the past due to [[MakesSenseInContext concentrated April Fools shenanigans]] on his 22nd birthday. Herbert, also in the same situation, has his 16th birthday the next day.

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** It repeats with Tagg ending up in Ransei 600 years in the past due to [[MakesSenseInContext [[ItMakesSenseInContext concentrated April Fools shenanigans]] on his 22nd birthday. Herbert, also in the same situation, has his 16th birthday the next day.
28th Jan '17 11:01:50 PM Eps05
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* Although not quite in the trope's order, Grace of WebComic/ElGoonishShive learns that her 18th birthday is the next Saturday while she's being held captive by [[BigBad Damien]], from another captive. Prior to that, she didn't even know how old she was.
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