Quotes / Significant Birth Date

"For some ridiculous reason, to which, however, I've no desire to be disloyal,
Some person in authority, I don't know who, very likely the Astronomer Royal,
Has decided that, although for such a beastly month as February,
twenty-eight days as a rule are plenty,
One year in every four his days shall be reckoned as nine and twenty.
Through some singular coincidence — I shouldn't be surprised if it were owing to the
agency of an ill-natured fairy —
You are the victim of this clumsy arrangement, having been born in leap-year,
on the twenty-ninth of February;
And so, by a simple arithmetical process, you'll easily discover,
That though you've lived twenty-one years, yet, if we go by birthdays,
you're only five and a little bit over!"
The Pirate King, The Pirates of Penzance

Mary Hart: Celebrating Birthdays Today! Singer Jack Wagner is 29, Actress Palmela Hensley is 38, Fleetwood Mac lead singer Lensey Buckingham is 39, Singer Chubby Checker is 47, Actress Madlyn Rhue tells us that she is celebrating her third anniversary of her 50th birthday, And writer Gore Vidal is 64!
—The October 3, 1988 episode of Entertainment Tonight

John Tesh: Celebrating Birthdays Today! Singer Billy Joel is 41, Actress Candice Bergen is 44, Actress Glenda Jackson is 54 today, Actor Albert Finney also is 54 today, And 60 Minutes' Mike Wallace is 72.
—The May 9, 1990 episode of Entertainment Tonight

Mary Hart: Celebrating Birthdays Today! Actor Ralph Macchio is 30, Actress Loretta Swit is 54, Actor Martin Balsam is 72. Actor Art Carney is 73. And Walter Cronkite is 75.
—The November 4, 1991 episode of Entertainment Tonight

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