Woody Allen was born Allan Stewart Konigsberg on December 1, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York, to Nettie (Cherrie), a bookkeeper, and Martin Konigsberg, a waiter and jewellery engraver.
Richard St John Harris was born on October 1, 1930 in Limerick, Ireland, to a farming family, one of nine children born to Mildred Josephine (nee Harty) and Ivan John Harris.
If any one member of The Who can be said to be the group’s founding member it is singer Roger Daltrey.
Daniel Boone was an early American frontiersman who gained fame for his hunting and trailblazing expeditions through the Cumberland Gap, a natural pass through the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia, Tennessee and Kentucky.
Birthday wishes go out to Octavia Spencer, Anne Heche and all the other celebrities with birthdays today. Check out our slideshow below to see photos of famous people turning a year older on May 25th and learn an interesting fact about each of them.
Due to give birth in May, or already have a tot that was born in the fifth month? Hold onto your hats, you’re in for one rollercoaster of a ride! Stubborn, motivated and emotional you’ll have your hands full, but your heart will be even fuller.
Most of us look forward to our birthday all year and, if planned properly, it can be the best day of our year. If you’re lucky enough to have been born in May then you might even have the greatest birthday of all. Here’s why it’s best to be a May child.
May birthdays, like other spring birthdays, celebrate the spirit of rebirth and renewal that comes with warmer weather. But that’s not the only reason why birthdays this month are special!
People born in May are smart, ambitious, and trustworthy. May birthdays are special. See below for some interesting facts about people who are born in May.
Cleopatra was so taken with these stones that she claimed the mines for herself. In fact, she was known for wearing lots of huge emerald jewelry, and gave emeralds carved with her portrait to her important visitors.
Learn more about the two different gemstones that have been designated to represent the month of March: aquamarine, and the less common but totally fascinating bloodstone!
Aquamarine, the March birthstone, is a bluish-green stone that gets its name from aqua marinus, the Latin for ‘seawater’.
Aquamarine and bloodstone, March’s two birthstones, are very different when it comes to appearance, but they share a similar reputation for protecting one’s well-being. The aquamarine birthstone evokes the colors of the sea.
Agates are primarily formed within volcanic and metamorphic rocks.
December has two birthstones, turquoise and zircon.
Happy birthday November babies! Your birthstone, the topaz, can be blue, pale green, yellow, pink, red, purple, brown and even black.
Happy birthday October babies! Your birth month has two birthstones – opal and tourmaline.
Sapphires are typically blue stones, with the color caused by small amounts of titanium and iron in the crystal structure.
Happy birthday August babies! Your month has 2 birthstones, peridot and sardonyx. Peridot is a gem-quality transparent variety of olivine…
The ruby, birthstone for July, is among the most highly prized of gemstones. Large rubies are harder to find than large diamonds, emeralds and sapphires. As a result…