Birthday Notes

Turning 48 isnโ€™t a big deal, another number truth to tell. However, a pal sent me this link and itโ€™s kinda neat to see who I share the day with.

You said your birthday is 7 / 24 / 1958 which means you are 48 years old and about:

41 years 9 months younger than Walter Cronkite, age 89
37 years 1 month younger than Nancy Reagan, age 84
34 years 1 month younger than George Herbert Bush, age 81
26 years 10 months younger than Barbara Walters, age 74
24 years 8 months younger than Larry King, age 72
18 years 6 months younger than Ted Koppel, age 66
15 years 1 month younger than Geraldo Rivera, age 62
12 years 1 month younger than George W. Bush, age 59
7 years 0 months younger than Jesse Ventura, age 54
2 years 9 months younger than Bill Gates, age 50
2 years 1 month older than Cal Ripken Jr., age 45
7 years 11 months older than Mike Tyson, age 39
12 years 0 months older than Jennifer Lopez, age 35
17 years 5 months older than Tiger Woods, age 30
23 years 11 months older than Prince William, age 23

and that you were:

43 years old at the time of the 9/11 attack on America
41 years old on the first day of Y2K
39 years old when Princess Diana was killed in a car crash
36 years old at the time of Oklahoma City bombing
35 years old when O. J. Simpson was charged with murder
34 years old at the time of the 93 bombing of the World Trade Center
32 years old when Operation Desert Storm began
31 years old during the fall of the Berlin Wall
27 years old when the space shuttle Challenger exploded
25 years old when Apple introduced the Macintosh
24 years old during Sally Ride’s travel in space
22 years old when Pres. Reagan was shot by John Hinckley, Jr.
21 years old at the time the Iran hostage crisis began
17 years old on the U.S.’s bicentennial Fourth of July
16 years old when President Nixon left office
13 years old when Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace was shot
10 years old at the time the first man stepped on the moon
9 years old when Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated
7 years old during the Watts riot
5 years old at the time President Kennedy was assassinated
a 1 year old when Hawaii was admitted as 50th of the United States


  • Happy birthday, Bob! Still a half year younger than me, I see. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Happy birthday, ya young pup!

  • Jackie

    Happy Birthday Bob!

  • Donald Propsom

    Happy Birthday, Bob. I hope you will have a chance to relax and celebrate with all the activities in your life. Your link only gives your approximate age in relation to some famous people and events. What you need is a list of folks who share your birthday or birthdate. According to a sampling you share your birthday with:

    Anna Paquin (1982), Jennifer Lopez (1970), Barry Bonds (1964), Lynda Carter (1951), Michael Richards(Seinfeld)(1949), Gallagher (1946), Linda Harrison (Nova in Planet of the Apes)(1945), Ruth Buzzi (1936), Bella Abzug (1920), Zelda Fitzgerald (1900), Chief Dan George (1899), Amelia Earhart (1898), Alexandre Dumas (1802), Simon Bolivar (1783).

    Lots of good company. No other famous people born on the same date as you. It’s all yours! Me, I share my birthdate with RuPaul. Twins, separated at birth. ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

  • Nomi

    Happy birthday, Bob!

  • Paul Balze

    Happy birthday, Bob. Sounds like the family put together a great celebration for you there.


  • Michael Schuster

    Look at it that way, Bob: you’re a mere 22 years older than I am. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Happy birthday from one birthday boy to the other! Have a good day today.