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February 6th Birthdays - Excluding Reagan, Who Do You Care Remotely About?

Reagan shared a birthday with all of these ” other luminaries.”

The birthdays were found at a site where people rank the names for popularity, or name recognition. I am saddened to report that Reagan came in 3rd behind two other people on this list. I want to see how the iOTW community stacks up against this birthday site’s data.

UPDATE:

Ranked in popularity on this celebrity birthday site:

1. Bob Marley  2. Babe Ruth 3. Ronald Reagan 4. Axl Rose 5. Zsa Zsa Gabor 6. Tom Brokaw 7. Rip Torn 8. Mamie Van Doren 9. Fabian 10. Mike Farrell 11. Francois Truffaut

As you can see, iOTW does not comport with the rest of the world out there. That’s a good thing.

» 34 Comments

  1. Menderman

    February 6th, 2013

    The one that shares a birthday with Ronaldus Maximus that I care about the most is not on the list…My Dad. He would be 83 today, but he left for a better place 18 years ago. God Bless you John Francis XXXXXXXX! Tell Ronnie I said ‘Hi!”

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  2. bubba

    February 6th, 2013

    bubba says babe ruth, just because. bubba says that no one tops the gipper.

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  3. old_oaks

    February 6th, 2013

    It was tough to decide between Bob Marley and Rip Torn.

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  4. jclady

    February 6th, 2013

    This is sad.

    There is no person on this list that has had a more profound impact on America than Ronald Reagan.

    In fact, there has been no person since the Founders that has had a more profound impact on America than Ronald Reagan.

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  5. Bad Brad

    February 6th, 2013

    Rip.

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  6. Doc

    February 6th, 2013

    I don’t even know who half of those people are!?!?

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  7. F.D.R. in Hell

    February 6th, 2013

    Uh oh, Mamie threatened me on Twitter for voting for Ruth. :eek:

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  8. Eleanor in Hell

    February 6th, 2013

    She’ll be coming to kick your pelvis, Franklin. :evil:

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  9. ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

    February 6th, 2013

    Ronaldus Magnus, the Babe and my daughter too.

    What a great day for a birthday!

    Happy Birthday Hon.

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  10. Boobie the Rocket Dog

    February 6th, 2013

    Niemand. Personne.

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  11. jclady

    February 6th, 2013

    Please check out my post in the Bullpen — Learn to Protect Your Virtue.

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  12. Dadof3

    February 6th, 2013

    Was torn between Marley and Zsa Zsa with Ruth asking me wtf.

    Ruth is historical – it just wouldn’t be the same world if he never was.

    Marley is the real deal and if you care to listen, has something to say.

    Zsa Zsa? Well, she rocked the house of dumb, blonde, rich socialite-out-of-place-in-the-boondocks-of-rural-America that it was noteworthy that she really WAS a rich socialite out of place in rural America. Life. Art. Art. Life. Got my attention.

    I’m going with Zsa Zsa. But only because her Green Acres days are the quintessential example of the role she played. I measure other dumb blondes by her portrayal. :)

    Whatever. None of ‘em are Ronnie so… whatever.

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  13. Dagney

    February 6th, 2013

    I love Truffaut’s movies.

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  14. Stirrin the B.S.

    February 6th, 2013

    So, do we guess who the two ahead of Ronaldo were?

    Not knowing the site and who the typical viewer is, I guess Axl Rose and Tom Brokaw.

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  15. illustr8r

    February 6th, 2013

    @Dagney I voted for Truffaut because of Close Encounters of the Third Kind.

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  16. MaryfromMarin

    February 6th, 2013

    A candy bar was born on this day?

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  17. Johnny Freedom

    February 6th, 2013

    Mary Leakey… she was a cool lady. She would have been 100 today.

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  18. Ohio Dan

    February 6th, 2013

    The run-a-way favorite wasn’t on the list, none of the above.

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  19. J Frank Parnell

    February 6th, 2013

    Reagan collapsed the Iron Curtain of communism thus the Left will never forgive him. Today is National Leftist Teeth Gnashing Day.

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  20. Carlos The Jackal

    February 6th, 2013

    Dadof3,
    Wrong Gabor.
    That was Eva in Greeeeeen acres, the place to be…

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  21. Birdie Num Num

    February 6th, 2013

    Mamie Van Doren.

    Major rackage and she’s still in good shape at 82.

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  22. Dadof3

    February 6th, 2013

    @ Carlos The Jackal OOPS. My Bad

    Well, NVM on Zsa Zsa then and I go with Marley!

    Thanks, Carlos!

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  23. Dan Ryan Galt

    February 6th, 2013

    I voted for Fabian because were about the same age, combed our hair about the same way, still have all our hair and we’re both still alive.

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  24. Moxie Man

    February 7th, 2013

    Maybe Bob Marley, the comedian: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJNZdGF3Rys .

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  25. Unruly Refugee

    February 7th, 2013

    Not on the list, but, my dad, even though he didn’t like Reagan (he didn’t like most people in general).

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  26. Col. Angus

    February 7th, 2013

    No doubt how the iOTW crew would vote, so I guess we’re picking from the other nine. I don’t know who the frog is, and majority of the others are blatant assclowns. Brokaw sucks, but I miss Baba Wawa Elmer Fuddin’ his name. Farrell was at most a relief from the insufferable Alan Alda. The Babe was before my time, so I’ll have to go with Rip Torn, only because I liked him in MIB.

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  27. LadyGun12

    February 7th, 2013

    I have to go with my fellow Texan, Rip Torn. Too bad he turned out to be such a lush, since he’s a great actor.

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  28. KF

    February 7th, 2013

    As you can see, iOTW does not comport with the rest of the world out there. That’s a good thing.

    Amen !!

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  29. spymyeyes

    February 7th, 2013

    You guys forgot the “none of the above button”.

    I was working in the computer industry when reagan pushed through his “pacific rim plans” and GAVE AWAY all computer industry jobs & technology to japan FOR NOTHING putting millions of skilled americans out of work.

    He also is the father of “NAFTA” and made up the gubbermint programs that PAID factory owners to move their entire operation overseas including the factory itself and everything in it (except the workers of coarse) then allow those same people to bring the same product (that used to made here) back into the country at slave-wage prices, duty & tariff free so as to kill off the rest of that industry that refused to move.

    He was also key in starting up the fake war on drugs which has put more innocent americans in prison and ruining the rest of their lives for doing nothing more than smoking a joint.

    Reagan was an asshole who earned his dementia-ridden death and I hope he is burning in hell with his pal satan.

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  30. flip

    February 7th, 2013

    RIP TORN for president!

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  31. Blacksmith8

    February 7th, 2013

    Reagan ‘started’ the war on drugs.

    MUHAHAHAHAHAHAAA
    WEEZE
    MUHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAAAHAHAHAHAAAHAHAHAHAAHAHA
    SLUMP

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  32. ForkMeRunnin

    February 7th, 2013

    *Attention spymyeyes*
    Please empty your desk and report to the office with your time card.

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  33. Boobie the Rocket Dog

    February 7th, 2013

    Greenacres?? That was Eva Gabor, unless I missed something. She was much more personable than her sister, as I understand.

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  34. Dan Ryan Galt

    February 7th, 2013

    Eva was hot and funny…… Zsa Zsa, not so much.

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