Category Archives: Famous Birthdays

Happy Birthday Mother Teresa

Happy birthday to the woman who gave her life to God and her love in service to the poor and needy of the world, Mother Teresa!  Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu was born on August 26, 1910, in Skopje, Macedonia (formerYugoslavia) to … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Julia Child!

Her family and friends called her “Juke”, “Juju” and “Jukies”, but the world knows her as TV chef and author, Julia Child. Julia Carolyn McWilliams was born in Pasadena, California, on August 15, 1912. The oldest of three children, Julia had a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Alfred Hitchcock!

Happy birthday to the master of cinematic suspense, Alfred Hitchcock!  Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, or “Hitch” to his friends and colleagues, was born August 13, 1899, inLeytonstone,England(just outsideLondon) to William and Emma Hitchcock. The youngest of three children, Alfred grew up … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Sandra Bullock!

It’s hard to find someone who doesn’t love Sandra Bullock. She’s managed to take on the role of America’s sweetheart without being flashy, annoying or fake. She is the quintessential woman everyone wants as their friend, boss, girlfriend, wife, drinking … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Henry David Thoreau!

“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.” — Walden by Henry David Thoreau Happy birthday to Transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau!  The man who made Walden Pond famous by … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Helen Keller!

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched.  They must be felt with the heart.” Helen Keller Happy Birthday to the woman who overcame overwhelming odds afflicted at infancy and went on to … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Johnny Depp!

He’s tall, dark, handsome and oh-so-talented: happy birthday to Johnny Depp! Born on June 9, 1963, this mega-star is most recently known for his role as Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean movies. He once lived on … Continue reading

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