Of steam and stuff

Yet another reason why Lost Skeleton‘s Larry Blamire is a freakin’ genius.

Simply one of the best quotes I’ve heard in a very long time.

Oh, and with what or whom do I share my natal anniversary?

1483: Martin Luther

1759: Frederich von Schiller (Ode to Joy)

1775: The United States Marine Corps founded

1871: Henry M. Stanley finds David Livingstone, says: “Dr. Livingstone, I presume?”

1889: Claude Rains

1918: Independence of Poland proclaimed

1919: George Fenneman (Groucho’s sidekick/announcer, “You Bet Your Life”)

1924: Russell “The Professor” Johnson

1925: Sir Richard Burton

1928: Ennio Morricone (composer: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly; For A Fistful of Dollars; Operation Double 007)

1932: Roy Scheider (Jaws, 2010, Seaquest DSV)

1940: David “Screamin’ Lord” Sutch, founder, Monster Raving Loony Party

1944: Tim Rice (Chess, Jesus Christ Superstar)

1948: Aaron Brown (World News Now, Newsnight)

1948: Greg Lake (Emerson, Lake & Palmer)

1969: “Sesame Street” debuts

1975: The sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald

1982: Vietnam Veterans Memorial opens to visitors

1993: The U.S. House passes the Brady Bill


3 comments so far

  1. crystalgee on

    Happy birthday!

  2. jayteeone on

    Since when is 42 old? I’m 45 and I’m still not old. I’m not young, but I’m not old.

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