Birthday Fun Facts

October 24, 1901   Anna Edson Taylor became the first person to survive going over Niagara Falls in a barrel.

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October 24, 1992  The Toronto Blue Jays became the first non-U.S. team to win the World Series.

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Original Saturday Night Live Cast Member

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How bout them apples?

Minnie Driver

Minnie Driver
Birthday January 311970
Birthplace England
Age 43 years old
  • Voice actress who provided the voice of Jane for Disney’s Tarzan (1999).

  • Before Fame

    She performed as a jazz vocalist and a guitarist.

  • Trivia Fact

    She won an Academy Award for best supporting actress for her role in Good Will Hunting.

  • Family Life

    She had her first son, Henry, in September 2008.

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Let’s go huntin

Dick Cheney

Dick Cheney
Birthday January 301941
Birthplace Nebraska
Age 72 years old
  • U.S. Vice President under George W. Bush. who was known for being one of the most powerful Vice Presidents in US history.

  • Before Fame

    He flunked out of Yale twice and deferred from the draft four times.

  • Trivia Fact

    He was one of the first Republican Party members to come out in support of gay marriage.

  • Family Life

    He met his high school sweetheart and wife, Lynne Vincent, at age 14, and later had two daughters with her.

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played Eddie Munster

Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan
Birthday January 291970
Birthplace Wisconsin
Age 43 years old
  • U.S. Congressman from Wisconsin who was chosen as the Vice Presidential Nominee for the Republican Party for the 2012 election.

  • Before Fame

    He was in a fraternity in college, and spent his summers doing sales for the meat company, Oscar Mayer.

  • Trivia Fact

    In 1998, he became one of the youngest members of the House of Representatives after he defeated Democrat Lydia Spottswood by a margin of 57% to 43%.

  • Family Life

    He married Janna Ryan, who actually came from a distinguished Democratic family, in 2000, and the couple have 3 children together.

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we started out poorly and we got better

Gregg Popovich

Gregg Popovich

Birthday January 281949
Birthplace Indiana
Age 64 years old
  • Prolific coach of the San Antonio Spurs basketball team who led them to four NBA championships.

  • Before Fame

    He coached the U.S. Air Force Academy and later earned a graduate degree in sports science.

  • Trivia Fact

    In a 2012 road game against the Miami Heat, he decided to rest four of his starters, which earned him a $250,000 fine from the league.

  • Family Life

    He grew up around East Chicago, Indiana.

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Men want to be him and women want to be with him.

Mimi Rogers

Mimi Rogers
Birthday January 271956
Birthplace Florida
Age 57 years old
She gained fame for her roles in Desperate Hours (1990) and Gung Ho (1986).
  • Before Fame

    She graduated high school when she was 14 so she could become fully involved in theater and writing.

  • Trivia Fact

    She was nominated for an award for her role in the thriller Reflections on a Crime (1994) where she played a woman on death row.

  • Family Life

    She married her third husband, Chris Ciaffa, in 2003 after moving in with him in 1990.

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