Are You a Yankee Doodle Dandy? Were You Born on the Fourth of July?
Google-searching "born on the fourth of July" gets you all you want or don't want to know about Oliver Stone's 1989 Oscar-winning "Born on the Fourth of July."
It's easier to just search "who was born on the fourth of July?"
First of all, happy birthday to you if you're celebrating an Independence Day birthday. Obviously, the most famous birthday is, well, the United States of America. She's fairly spry for 241.
Happy Birthday America!
Former first daugher, Malia Obama is 19 years old today. I wonder how many red, white, & blue birthday cakes she's had over the years. And, really, that goes for anyone double-celebrating today.
They say there's a sucker born every minute. Actually, P.T. Barnum said that. He was born on this day in 1810. No one knows if his famous quote was retro-active. Regardless, life must have been a circus back then. Advice mavens Dear Abby and Ann Landers were born on the Fourth of the July in 1918. Legendary playwright Neil Simon celebrates his 90th today. Geraldo Rivera is 74 today.
And I have to include Koko, the gorilla who knows sign language. Koko turns 46 today! Awesome!
And there are so many more and we wish them all and you, if it's your day, a very happy birthday and a very happy and safe Fourth of July!