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Cosmic Twins Wikipedia Game:

Wizard Basement
Search the month and day your birthday is on, and see what famous/interesting people you share your birthday with.

I got Louis Braille, Jacob Grimm, Harmony Korine, Julian Sands, Sir Issac Newton, Lionel Newman, Rick Stien, Tina Knowles (Beyonce's Mum), Andy Borowitz (Creator of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air), Peter Steele from Type O Negative, Cait O'Riordian from The Pogues, Japanese pop artist Yoshitomo Nara, Michael Stipe from REM, Hitomi Obara (Japanese Wrestler).

I think that's a very interesting crowd to share a birthday with. What ones did you get?
Hell Hasn't Earned My Tears
I share a birthday with Daniel Day-Lewis. And...yeah, that's it for people I like.

Oh, and Jerry Seinfeld too.

edited 27th Sep '12 5:22:47 AM by TheFreeman

That's my dream. It's my nightmare. Crawling, slithering, along the edge of a straight razor … and surviving.

 3 Mr Mallard, Thu, 27th Sep '12 5:25:15 AM from Australia, mate
Artibi
woah who left this here

edited 27th Sep '12 5:44:38 AM by MrMallard

One day, House was walk into his House.

"It is good to have House House!" say House, as he walk into House House.
 4 Dr Furball, Thu, 27th Sep '12 5:35:08 AM from All Along the Watchtower Relationship Status: Dancing with myself
WHAM
I share mine birthday a lot of famous people, like Rob Paulsen and one of the three guys who directed Airplane! and TopSecret, as well as Elias Koteas, the guy that played Casey Jones in the live-action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movies. Also, the lovely Lisa Loeb and the not-as-lovely Johnny Knoxville.
 5 Purple Dalek, Thu, 27th Sep '12 5:36:51 AM from a planet somewhere in the vicinity of Betelgeuse Relationship Status: Tongue-tied
Soufflés and a cup of tea
I share my birthday with the guy who played Huggy Bear.
It has to be your place. Mine totally reeks of ocelot piss.
 6 Slendid Suit, Thu, 27th Sep '12 6:13:09 AM from North of the South and South of the North
Has Spiffy Shoes
I share mine with Hugh Grant.
Also a couple of Roman Emperors. And interestingly, apparently The battle of Teutoburg forest occurred.
"Hey, you could tweet people's sigs!" "...but why would you want to?"
 7 The Bat Pencil, Thu, 27th Sep '12 7:16:17 AM from Glasgow, Scotland Relationship Status: I'm just a hunk-a, hunk-a burnin' love
Martin Luther, George II, Patrick Pearse, Ennio Morricone, Neil Gaiman and Sesame Street.

Also the day that H.M. Stanley found Dr Livingston.
I couldn't possibly comment.
 8 ABNDT, Thu, 27th Sep '12 8:41:29 AM from where you're not looking
You can't kill a stone....
Babe Ruth, Ronald Reagan, Eva Braun, Zsa Zsa Gabor, and Bob Marley.

Oh, and Mewtwo.

edited 27th Sep '12 2:44:10 PM by ABNDT

Panhandling sign glued to hands. Need $5 for solvent.
 9 Geek Code Red, Thu, 27th Sep '12 9:21:26 AM from City of the Damned Relationship Status: I made a point to burn all of the photographs
What's the trope for skin contact magic?
Peter Fonda, Emily Blunt, Dakota Fanning.
"Punch divorces are the best divorces." edvedd
The Zappy One
Adam West! And a roman emperor.
λ
 11 Parable, Thu, 27th Sep '12 10:59:01 AM from California Relationship Status: Star-crossed
Many Faces
Robert E. Lee

Fictionally, Will Vandom.

edited 27th Sep '12 10:59:12 AM by Parable

You give me joy, You give me hope, You give me love that doesn't change
 12 Mike K, Thu, 27th Sep '12 12:31:46 PM from planet earth Relationship Status: YOU'RE TEARING ME APART LISA
3 microphones forever
There's a pretty long list, but some of the prominent people I've actually heard of: Anthony Hopkins, Donna Summer, Val Kilmer, Paul Westerberg, John Denver, Scott Ian, Nicholas Sparks, Psy, Gabby Douglas. The one person who shared my exact birth date is an American football player named Jason Campbell.

edited 28th Sep '12 11:55:00 PM by MikeK

 13 Matues, Thu, 27th Sep '12 5:05:12 PM Relationship Status: Reincarnated romance
I browsed through it..

The first name I recognized was Osama Bin Laden.

I laughed so loudly.
 14 Mukora, Fri, 28th Sep '12 3:05:39 AM from a place Relationship Status: Love is an open door
Uniocular
Helen Keller, Vera Wang, JJ Abrams, Toby Maguire, Drake Bell, and Sean Plott for people I recognize.

Not too impressive, but Helen Keller man.

Also there have not been any notable births on my birthday since 1999.
Noam Chomsky.

 16 Drunk Girlfriend, Fri, 28th Sep '12 8:32:41 AM from Castle Geekhaven
Lots of people. Particularly notable ones are: Niels Bohr, Heinrich Himmler, Vladmir Putin, Yo Yo Ma, Simon Cowell, Dan Savage, and Thom Yorke.

Bonus points for people who died on my birth date: Edgar Allen Poe. cool
"I don't know how I do it. I'm like the Mr. Bean of sex." -Drunkscriblerian
 17 Matues, Fri, 28th Sep '12 12:17:45 PM Relationship Status: Reincarnated romance
[up]

That's another thing I saw.

Google the day you were born, find the first wikipedia article with someone who died on that date.

Meet yourself from a past life! :D
 18 Malph, Fri, 28th Sep '12 9:48:14 PM from The middle of somewhere Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
All hail
Births (not in and particular order):
  • Tiberius Claudius Caesar Britannicus (Nero's step-brother. I just included him cause his name is awesome and he's the first on the list)
  • Cotton Mather
  • Alice Roosevelt Longworth (Eldest daughter Theodore Roosevelt)
  • Abe Lincoln
  • Charles Darwin (born the exact same day as Lincoln)
  • Josh Brolin
  • Tara Strong
  • Scott Menville
  • Louisa Adams (John Quincy Adams' wife)
  • Francis II (the last Holy Roman Emperor)
  • And a porn actress named Lolly Badcock (as far as I can tell that's not a stage name).

So... uh, some great people there.

As for interesting deaths (again, no particular order):
  • Charles Schulz (the guy who wrote Peanuts)
  • The guy who established J.C. Penny's
  • Anna Anderson (the woman who claimed to be Anastasia Romanov)
  • Immanuel Kant (a philosopher)
  • Roger Patterson (the bassist for a death metal band, only interesting because it was the same day I was born)

edited 28th Sep '12 9:59:37 PM by Malph

So, in the U.S., randomly stripping is a signal that you want to sing the national anthem? - That Human
 19 Dark Destruction, Fri, 28th Sep '12 10:45:11 PM from World of Trigonometry Relationship Status: In your bunk
She's here! Where's the grub?
Jennifer Lopez and Bindi Irwin.
 20 Danniiee, Wed, 6th Mar '13 4:47:37 PM from    THE DEPTHS OF HELL   
GROWWWWWWL
Johnathon Swift, Princess Henriette of Belgium, Billy Idol, Iz the Wiz (wut?), Ben Stiller, Kaley Cuoco. c:
MISSED ME?!?!
 21 Midnight Rambler, Thu, 7th Mar '13 4:16:03 AM from Germania Inferior
Pony for nothing, and your mares for free
I share my birthday with Robert Johnson.

I'm destined to play the blues.
Any sufficiently advanced technology was either invented or predicted by Nikola Tesla.
 22 Explosivo 25, Wed, 13th Mar '13 4:52:32 PM from Camp Wawanakwa Relationship Status: THIS CONCEPT OF 'WUV' CONFUSES AND INFURIATES US!
Bah, my birthday is lacking in interesting cosmic twins:

some people I have never heard of or don't care about (okay, a lot), plus:

  • Carly Simon
  • George Orwell
  • Sonia Sotomayor
  • George Michael

Famous deaths (spans multiple years, of course):

  • Farrah Fawcett
  • Michael Jackson
  • Jacques Cousteau (who died the day I was ACTUALLY BORN, lol)
  • General Custer (battle of little bighorn) and his two brothers
  • Mary Tudor

I'll stand and fight until the day they put me in the ground.
 23 Midnight Rambler, Thu, 14th Mar '13 3:18:48 PM from Germania Inferior
Pony for nothing, and your mares for free
[up] You don't care about George Orwell??

LE GASP
Any sufficiently advanced technology was either invented or predicted by Nikola Tesla.
 24 Explosivo 25, Fri, 15th Mar '13 6:00:06 AM from Camp Wawanakwa Relationship Status: THIS CONCEPT OF 'WUV' CONFUSES AND INFURIATES US!
[up] I never said that. The ones I listed are the ones I DO care about or am interested in. I couldn't say that about George Orwell, anyway. I happened to enjoy Animal Farm when I read it.
I'll stand and fight until the day they put me in the ground.
People I've heard of born on my birthday:

  • Josef Mengele
  • Alan Tudyk

That's all I recognise, really.

I can't find any deaths of people I recognise on my birthday. But, the episode of Doctor Who that Adric died in aired on the day (exactly ten years before I was born, acually). So that could count? I guess?

edited 15th Mar '13 6:42:28 AM by thekikoperson

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