What major events have happened while you were celebrating your birthday?

#1

During your lifetime and that you remember please. No on this day in 1765.

#2

Murder of Lee Rigby. Was celebrating my 25th in Barcelona when it happened

#3

Do you want my mother’s maiden name for your records too?

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#4

Murder of Julius Caesar. I actually coined the phrase ‘ides of March’ - although it was meant to be ‘slides of March’ on account of being at a waterpark at the time.

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#5

Your first girlfriend’s name please

#6

Funnily enough that’ll be your mum’s maiden name.

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#7

Some world cup finals

#8

Opening ceremony of the 1990 World Cup and Cameroon beat Argentina.

I remember it vividly, went to Pizza hut with some friends and then back to mine for the football.

#9

my bike was confiscated by those spooks in the dutch government

#10

Princess Diana died the weekend of my 13th birthday. Can’t remember anything notable in previous years

#11
  • 1994 The Duchess of Kent converts to Catholicism, the first member of the Royal Family to do so in more than 300 years

  • 1998 100th episode of “Ellen” airs

2001 Jennifer Lopez scored her first UK No.1 single with ‘Love Don’t Cost A Thing’

  • 2002 UK declared free of foot-and-mouth cattle disease

  • 2019 Pawel Adamowicz, Mayor of Gdańsk, Poland, stabbed on stage at charity event. Dies two days later.

January 14th: fuck all ever happens

#12

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#13

we went on a family outing to scarborough on the day of diana’s funeral. everything was shut apart from the pubs.

but it was not my birthday

#14

Princess Di died on my birthday (I was mid-20s).

#15

Grenfell

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#16

Martin Lewis was born and everything changed.

#17

karl marx was born

#18

Aaliyah died on my birthday in 2001

#19

Someone threw a shoe at George W Bush.

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#20

Major terrorist attack :frowning: