With five days until my golden birthday, I figured I’d do a hunt on things that happened on the day I was born.
I was born June 29th, 1977, the Son of Denise Blomquist and John Winquist, the first of both sides of that family, and the only one in both. In light of this, I figured I’d hunt some info on what happened the day I was born. (For a faster search, do a google on “June 29th, 1977.”)
Baseball: Ironically, this was the first thing to pop up. While clicking here will show you all of the scores and highlights for the month, here’s how my three teams did:
Los Angeles Dodgers 13, Atlanta Braves 7 at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Montreal Expos 5, Chicago Cubs 0 at Stade Olympique
Seattle Mariners 3, Chicago White Sox 1 at Comiskey Park I
Wow – sounds like a trend.
The President: The American Presidency Project appears to be a database of everything important that a president does and signs. On the day I was born in 1977, this is what Jimmy Carter did:
More events on June 29th: though they didn’t all happen in the same year, these all did happen on the same day.
More Events in 1977: There’s only two events off of the top of my head that I know of: Star Wars, one of my favorite series, swept the world to a galaxy far, far away; and Elvis Presley dies. In the meantime, here’s stuff straight from Wikepedia.com for other happenings that year.
June 30th: Although it’s the day after, I get the day off automatically, and plan to celebrate some. A get-together is planned @ Ruby Tuesday’s in Rockford, IL. for 6:00 that night. Anyone interested in seeing me is invited. 🙂