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20th Sep '16 8:44:28 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/TheCuriousCaseOfBenjaminButton'': Benjamin's birthday was the day WorldWarI ended.

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* ''Film/TheCuriousCaseOfBenjaminButton'': Benjamin's birthday was the day WorldWarI UsefulNotes/WorldWarI ended.
18th Sep '16 6:59:50 PM Premonition45
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', Bart's birthday is also April 1st. While Marge's is April 15th, "same as ''[[UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler Hitler]]''" as Homer remembers it. Not quite right.[[note]]April 20th is Hitler's birthday (same as National Stoner's Day), the 15th is Lassie's (or at least that's what Homer says). The original line was that "Barney's birthday in April 20th, same as Hitler's", but it was changed to the 15th because... ya know, Hitler.[[/note]]

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', Bart's birthday is also April 1st. While Marge's is April 15th, "same as ''[[UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler Hitler]]''" as Homer remembers it. Not quite right.[[note]]April 20th is Hitler's birthday (same as National Stoner's Day), the 15th is Lassie's (or at least that's what Homer says). The original line was that "Barney's birthday in April 20th, same as Hitler's", but it was changed to the 15th because... ya know, Hitler. [[FunnyAneurysmMoment And then, the Columbine shooting occurred on April 20 the same year the episode originally aired]].[[/note]]
13th Aug '16 10:31:46 AM Troper64
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* In ''Film/TheOmen1976'', Damien is born on 6 June at 6 a.m. Think about that a second.

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* In ''Film/TheOmen1976'', Damien is born on 6 June at 6 a.m. [[NumberoftheBeast Think about that a second.]]
22nd Jul '16 5:34:42 PM TheTropper
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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'': [[NiceGuy Steven's]] birthday is on August 15th, which is the same day when Rebecca Sugar's brother was born.
13th Jul '16 10:34:06 AM NoxSky12599
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* Classic horror film legends Creator/VincentPrice and Creator/ChristopherLee were both born on May 27th (Price in 1911, Lee in 1922). Lee's fellow Film/HammerHorror film star Creator/PeterCushing was born on May 26th.
26th Jun '16 12:38:33 PM StFan
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* In ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'', Urza was born on the first day of the year and Mishra was born on the last. This meant that Urza was one year older than Mishra except on Mishra's birthday. [[spoiler:That very day is the day that Urza activated the Golgothian Sylex, destroying pretty much everything, including the brother he had been warring against for decades, [[PyrrhicVictory "winning" the war]] and [[AscendToAHigherPlaneOfExistence ascending to Planeswalker-hood]].]]
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* In ''Snake Tales'', the ButtMonkey Snake's birthday is April 25, Anzac Day.
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* ''Literature/HarryPotter''

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* ''Literature/HarryPotter''''Literature/HarryPotter'':



** Hermione was born on 19 September, aka UsefulNotes/TalkLikeAPirateDay. This is presumably a coincidence, unless Rowling just liked the idea of giving a silly birthday to her most serious main character.
* ''TheCuriousCaseOfBenjaminButton'': Benjamin's birthday was the day WorldWarI ended.

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** Hermione was born on 19 September, aka a.k.a. UsefulNotes/TalkLikeAPirateDay. This is presumably a coincidence, unless Rowling just liked the idea of giving a silly birthday to her most serious main character.
* ''TheCuriousCaseOfBenjaminButton'': ''Film/TheCuriousCaseOfBenjaminButton'': Benjamin's birthday was the day WorldWarI ended.



* ''TheDresdenFiles'':

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* In the ''HoratioHornblower'' books, or at least [[RetCon the ones published later]], Hornblower was born on July 4, 1776, something which he is occasionally teased about (it otherwise [[RedHerring never becomes important]]). It is worth noting that Hornblower was written to be a man of [[AudienceSurrogate 20th century sensibilities]] who is fighting in the Wars of French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars, and thus has some opinions that are regarded as a touch "Republicist" by those who he has offended (or who just feel like needling the nervous skinny guy for fun). Mind you, the author, C. S. Forester, an Englishman though born in Egypt, eventually moved to California to stay, and was likely aiming the books at an American audience. Making Hornblower the same age as the U. S. -- and why not exactly the same age? -- helps fix his place in history in the readers' minds.

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* In the ''HoratioHornblower'' ''Literature/HoratioHornblower'' books, or at least [[RetCon the ones published later]], Hornblower was born on July 4, 1776, something which he is occasionally teased about (it otherwise [[RedHerring never becomes important]]). It is worth noting that Hornblower was written to be a man of [[AudienceSurrogate 20th century sensibilities]] who is fighting in the Wars of French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars, and thus has some opinions that are regarded as a touch "Republicist" by those who he has offended (or who just feel like needling the nervous skinny guy for fun). Mind you, the author, C. S. Forester, an Englishman though born in Egypt, eventually moved to California to stay, and was likely aiming the books at an American audience. Making Hornblower the same age as the U. S. -- and why not exactly the same age? -- helps fix his place in history in the readers' minds.



* In ''Literature/LordOfTheRings'', Bilbo and Frodo were born on the same day, seventy eight years apart. This is part of the reason why Bilbo chose his eleventy-first birthday as the day to leave the Shire - it was also Frodo's thirty-third birthday, which meant that he was now old enough to inherit Bag End without the Sacksville-Bagginses being able to contest Bilbo's will on the grounds of Frodo's youth.

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* In ''Literature/LordOfTheRings'', ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'', Bilbo and Frodo were born on the same day, seventy eight years apart. This is part of the reason why Bilbo chose his eleventy-first birthday as the day to leave the Shire - it was also Frodo's thirty-third birthday, which meant that he was now old enough to inherit Bag End without the Sacksville-Bagginses being able to contest Bilbo's will on the grounds of Frodo's youth.



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* In ''Snake Tales'', the ButtMonkey Snake's birthday is April 25, Anzac Day.

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* In ''Snake Tales'', Player characters in ''TabletopGame/SpiritOfTheCentury'' are by default "Centurions", all born on January 1st 1901 because they're in some mystical way connected to and destined to help shape the ButtMonkey Snake's birthday is April 25, Anzac Day.century to come. Which of course serves mostly as a handy excuse for them to regularly get involved in two-fisted pulp action adventures as members of the Century Club.



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* In the ''SpiritOfTheCentury'' tabletop role playing game, all player characters were born on 1 January 1901, the first day of the new century.
* The [[PlayByPostGames roleplaying game]] ''HonorableHogwarts'' adds significant birthdays for several characters, including Valentine's Day for a [[KavorkaMan ladies' man]], [[ComicBook/VForVendetta November 5th]] for a RebelliousSpirit, and Earth Day for another political-activist character. The [[GeniusBonus Brazilian Independence Day]] even comes into play.

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* In ''ThePiratesOfPenzance'' features the ''SpiritOfTheCentury'' tabletop role playing game, all player characters were character Frederic who was born on 1 January 1901, the first February 29th, a day of the new century.
* The [[PlayByPostGames roleplaying game]] ''HonorableHogwarts'' adds significant birthdays for several characters, including Valentine's Day for a [[KavorkaMan ladies' man]], [[ComicBook/VForVendetta November 5th]] for a RebelliousSpirit, and Earth Day for another political-activist character. The [[GeniusBonus Brazilian Independence Day]] even comes into play.
that only occurs on leap years. HilarityEnsues.



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* In ''MagicTheGathering'', Urza was born on the first day of the year and Mishra was born on the last. This meant that Urza was one year older than Mishra except on Mishra's birthday. [[spoiler:That very day is the day that Urza activated the Golgothian Sylex, destroying pretty much everything, including the brother he had been warring against for decades, [[PyrrhicVictory "winning" the war]] and [[AscendToAHigherPlaneOfExistence ascending to Planeswalker-hood]].]]
* Player characters in ''TabletopGame/SpiritOfTheCentury'' are by default "Centurions", all born on January 1st 1901 because they're in some mystical way connected to and destined to help shape the century to come. Which of course serves mostly as a handy excuse for them to regularly get involved in two-fisted pulp action adventures as members of the Century Club.
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* ''ThePiratesOfPenzance'' features the character Frederic who was born on February 29th, a day that only occurs on leap years. HilarityEnsues.
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* The protagonist of ''{{Webcomic/Homestuck}}'' was born on April 13th [[spoiler:or rather, that was the day he rode a meteor in from the Veil]], which would be a fairly ordinary day... if [[ArcNumber the numbers 4/13 didn't keep popping up everywhere]]. His friends are partial aversions, as they were all born in December... on the 1st, 3rd, and 4th.

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* The ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'':
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protagonist of ''{{Webcomic/Homestuck}}'' of was born on April 13th [[spoiler:or rather, that was the day he rode a meteor in from the Veil]], which would be a fairly ordinary day... if [[ArcNumber the numbers 4/13 didn't keep popping up everywhere]]. His friends are partial aversions, as they were all born in December... on the 1st, 3rd, and 4th.



* In ''Webcomic/EerieCuties'', one vampire was born on Easter and as a consequence doesn't drink blood.

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* In ''Webcomic/EerieCuties'', one vampire was born on Easter and as a consequence doesn't drink blood.blood (but eat chocolate).



* In ''ArcanaMagiZero'', Alysia Perez and Megumi Miyazaki were both born on February 29th, 2000, which made Megumi wonder if she and Alysia shared a common greater destiny as Guardians of the Gate to the Shrine of Four Mythic Elements.

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* The [[PlayByPostGames roleplaying game]] ''Roleplay/HonorableHogwarts'' adds significant birthdays for several characters, including Valentine's Day for a [[KavorkaMan ladies' man]], [[ComicBook/VForVendetta November 5th]] for a RebelliousSpirit, and Earth Day for another political-activist character. The [[GeniusBonus Brazilian Independence Day]] even comes into play.
* In ''ArcanaMagiZero'', ''Literature/ArcanaMagiZero'', Alysia Perez and Megumi Miyazaki were both born on February 29th, 2000, which made Megumi wonder if she and Alysia shared a common greater destiny as Guardians of the Gate to the Shrine of Four Mythic Elements.



* In ''WesternAnimation/TheLooneyTunesShow'', is revealed that WesternAnimation/BugsBunny's birthday is July 27th, the day his first short ''WesternAnimation/AWildHare'' debuted, and WesternAnimation/DaffyDuck's Birthday is April 17th, the day his first short ''[[WesternAnimation/{{PorkysDuckHunt}} Porky's Duck Hunt]]'' debuted.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheLooneyTunesShow'', ''WesternAnimation/TheLooneyTunesShow'':
** It
is revealed that WesternAnimation/BugsBunny's birthday is July 27th, the day his first short ''WesternAnimation/AWildHare'' debuted, and "WesternAnimation/AWildHare" debuted.
** And
WesternAnimation/DaffyDuck's Birthday is April 17th, the day his first short ''[[WesternAnimation/{{PorkysDuckHunt}} Porky's Duck Hunt]]'' "WesternAnimation/PorkysDuckHunt" debuted.



* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'' has an InUniverse example--[[SupportingProtagonist Ezra]] was born on Empire Day 19 BBY, i.e., the exact day that the Galactic Empire was founded.
* On ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls,'' [[PolarOppositeTwins Dipper and Mabel]] were born on August 31st. Since the series is set over one summer, that means their birthday is the end of their adventures in Gravity Falls--and since they'll be turning thirteen, it also means that the series' end will be [[ComingOfAgeStory the end of their childhood and their transition into being teenagers]], something that [[SeekerArchetype Dipper]] wants but which [[CloudCuckooLander Mabel]] comes to fear.

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* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'' has an InUniverse example--[[SupportingProtagonist example -- [[SupportingProtagonist Ezra]] was born on Empire Day 19 BBY, i.e., the exact day that the Galactic Empire was founded.
* On ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls,'' [[PolarOppositeTwins Dipper and Mabel]] were born on August 31st. Since the series is set over one summer, that means their birthday is the end of their adventures in Gravity Falls--and since they'll be turning thirteen, it also means that the series' end will be [[ComingOfAgeStory the end of their childhood and their transition into being teenagers]], something that [[SeekerArchetype Dipper]] wants but which [[CloudCuckooLander [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} Mabel]] comes to fear.



* Inverted by Creator/JasonWingreen, the voice actor of [[Franchise/StarWars Boba Fett]]. he did not have a significant birth date, but he [[TwistedChristmas died on December 25, 2015]].

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* Inverted by Creator/JasonWingreen, the voice actor of [[Franchise/StarWars Boba Fett]]. he He did not have a significant birth date, but he [[TwistedChristmas died on December 25, 2015]].
11th Jun '16 6:19:08 PM nombretomado
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* Aoi from ''Manga/AiYoriAoshi'' was born on the day of {{Tanabata}}, which celebrates the once-a-year meeting of Orihime (Vega) and Hikoboshi (Altair) across the Milky Way. It's the Asian equivalent to Valentine's Day.

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* Aoi from ''Manga/AiYoriAoshi'' was born on the day of {{Tanabata}}, UsefulNotes/{{Tanabata}}, which celebrates the once-a-year meeting of Orihime (Vega) and Hikoboshi (Altair) across the Milky Way. It's the Asian equivalent to Valentine's Day.



** The Hiiragi twins' birthday is on {{Tanabata}}.

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** The Hiiragi twins' birthday is on {{Tanabata}}.UsefulNotes/{{Tanabata}}.
30th May '16 5:03:30 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* In the ''Literature/CircleOfMagic'' books by TamoraPierce, plant mage Rosethorn was born on Long Night, the midwinter solstice. Ironic because she's a plant mage, and her leafy friends are mostly all asleep on her birthday. She prefers to celebrate at the midsummer solstice instead for this very reason.

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* In the ''Literature/CircleOfMagic'' books by TamoraPierce, Creator/TamoraPierce, plant mage Rosethorn was born on Long Night, the midwinter solstice. Ironic because she's a plant mage, and her leafy friends are mostly all asleep on her birthday. She prefers to celebrate at the midsummer solstice instead for this very reason.
27th Apr '16 8:18:19 AM BeerBaron
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* A in-universe subversion of this trope (because the actual date of birth is never revealed in-game): [[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind "...born on a certain day, to uncertain parents..."]]

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* A ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind '': An in-universe subversion of this trope (because the actual date of birth is never revealed in-game): [[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind "...born on a certain day, to uncertain parents..."]]"
17th Apr '16 1:44:36 PM gallium
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* ''Film/BornOnTheFourthOfJuly'' is pretty self-explanatory.

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* ''Film/BornOnTheFourthOfJuly'' ''Literature/BornOnTheFourthOfJuly'' is pretty self-explanatory.self-explanatory. It's also heavy with irony, as the man with the significant birth date is maimed in the Vietnam War and becomes an anti-war activist.
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