Friday, September 15, 2023

On this day: September 16th.

 I was born for one, for me that was a really big deal. But there were some other things that happened on 9/16. But first a tribute to me, LOL.

Yep 57 today. Time to start living the "high life"

It is certainly Miller time.

Okay I had to put at least one baseball card out there. Keep in mind I do have a couple of birthday binders just for 9/16. Maybe next year I will have reorganized them and updated the collection, then scanned, yeah next year sounds good to get that done. Until then there is this:

Just some light reading on my birthday.

I AM 20,805 DAYS OLD AND/OR 2,972 WEEKS OLD= 57 YEARS TODAY 9/16/2023. (I last posted this and the below in 2016!

On the day (9/16/66)  I was born the most notable thing that happened besides my birth was.....

·  1966
The Metropolitan Opera House opens at Lincoln Center in New York City with the world premiere of Samuel Barber’s opera Antony and Cleopatra. And here I thought I was the most significant thing that happened.

Some notable things that happened on 9/16.....

·  1620
Pilgrims set sail from England on the Mayflower.

·  1880
The Cornell Daily Sun prints its first issue in Ithaca, New York. The Sun is the nation’s oldest, continuously-independent college daily.

·  1908
The General Motors Corporation is founded.

·  1919
The American Legion is incorporated.

·  1920
The Wall Street bombing: A bomb in a horse wagon explodes in front of the J. P. Morgan building in New York City killing 38 and injuring 400.

·  1959
The first successful photocopier, the Xerox 914, is introduced in a demonstration on live television from New York City.

·  1978
An earthquake measuring 7.5 to 7.9 on the Richter scale hits the city of Tabas, Iran killing about 25,000 people.

·  1992
The trial of the deposed Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega ends in the United States with a 40-year sentence for drug trafficking and money laundering.

The number-one hit song in the U.S. on the day of my birth was You Can’t Hurry Love by The Supremes as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (September 17, 1966). The day after.

According to the internet I share/d my birthday with 266 famous people. However this same website listed just below that article those "celebrities" I share my birthday with, and that number was just 100. I guess you must be a musician or actor to be a celebrity.

I listed a few notable names. Any and all trading cards wanted for my birthday binder.

·  1875
James Cash Penney, American businessman and philanthropist, founded J. C. Penney (d. 1971).

·  1888
W. O. Bentley, English race car driver and engineer, founded Bentley Motors Limited (d. 1971). 

·  1924
Lauren Bacall, American actress and singer (d. 2014).

·  1925
B.B. King, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (d. 2015).

·  1926
Rogers McKee, American baseball player (d. 2014).

·  1927
Peter Falk, American actor, singer, and producer (d. 2011).  Columbo

·  1927
Jack Kelly, American actor and politician (d. 1992).  Maverick (Bart, the brother)

·  1930
Anne Francis, American actress (d. 2011). Forbidden Planet, Honey West

·  1948
Susan Ruttan, American actress. LA Law

·  1949
Ed Begley, Jr., American actor and producer.

·  1950
David Bellamy, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Bellamy Brothers).

·  1952
Mickey Rourke, American boxer, actor, and screenwriter.  I HAVE ZERO CARDS. Shame on me, I didn’t even know we shared a birthday.

·  1955
Robin Yount, American baseball player and coach. BINDER GUY (Of course any cards of anyone with my birthday is WANTED!)

·  1956
David Copperfield, American magician and actor.  I HAVE ZERO CARDS.

·  1958
Orel Hershiser, American baseball player, coach, and manager.  BINDER GUY

·  1958
Jennifer Tilly, American actress and poker player.

·  1959
Tim Raines, American baseball player, coach, and manager.  BINDER GUY

·  1963
Richard Marx, American singer-songwriter and producer.

·  1964
Dave Sabo, American guitarist and songwriter (Skid Row).

·  1964
Molly Shannon, American actress and singer.

·  1965
Katy Kurtzman, American actress and producer. Little House on the Prarie

·  1971
Amy Poehler, American actress, producer, and screenwriter.  Have ZERO cards

·  1972
Mark Bruener, American football player.

·  1972
Mike Doyle, American actor and producer.  Law & Order SVU

·  1972
Shalane McCall, American actress.  TV Dallas.

Image result for shalane mccall and brad pitt

Such a young Pitt.

 ·  1976
Tina Barrett, English singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress (S Club).

Image result for tina barrett s club 7

That would look good sitting in the binder. I'll keep the rest of my thoughts to myself.
·  1979
Bobby Korecky, American baseball player.  Has 20 cards, I have none   TWINS   2008 SPA (4) AND SWEET SPOT (2) and 1 2009 INKREDILBE  the rest are minor league cards and I still want them too.

·  1981
Alexis Bledel, American actress.  (Gilmore Girls)

·  1984
Sabrina Bryan, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress (The Cheetah Girls).

·  1986
Gordon Beckham, American baseball player.

- Matt Harrison, American baseball player.

·  1992
Nick JonasAmerican singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (Jonas Brothers and Nick Jonas & the Administration).

That's enough jibber jabber.

Now go and enjoy my birthday!


  1. Interestingly, Jennifer's sister Meg hits my birthday, but given that she only has one card, I doubt she'll join my binder. And by one card, I mean a single, 1/1 card is the only one listed at tcdb.

  2. I hope today is a great one for ya, John!

  3. Happy birthday! Buy yourself a nice card (I bet you will).

  4. Happy birthday John! Never heard of Tina Barrett... but she looks really good for being in her late 40's.

  5. Funny how so many of the big events on your birth date happened in or around New York. Hope your birthday was a good one!

  6. Belated happy birthday! Hope it was a good time!

  7. Happy belated birthday, John! I don't think that I've ever looked at what the #1 song was on the day I was born (which I will be doing in a second), you sure got a good one though.