Jun 13, 2006

A Bit of Trivia...

I am or close to:

51 years 3 months younger than Walter Cronkite, age 89
46 years 7 months younger than Nancy Reagan, age 84
43 years 7 months younger than George Herbert Bush, age 82
36 years 4 months younger than Barbara Walters, age 74
34 years 2 months younger than Larry King, age 72
28 years 0 months younger than Ted Koppel, age 66
24 years 7 months younger than Geraldo Rivera, age 62
21 years 7 months younger than George W. Bush, age 59
16 years 6 months younger than Jesse Ventura, age 54
12 years 3 months younger than Bill Gates, age 50
7 years 5 months younger than Cal Ripken Jr., age 45
1 year 7 months younger than Mike Tyson, age 39
2 years 6 months older than Jennifer Lopez, age 35
7 years 11 months older than Tiger Woods, age 30
14 years 5 months older than Prince William, age 23

and I was:

33 years old at the time of the 9-11 attack on America
31 years old on the first day of Y2K
29 years old when Princess Diana was killed in a car crash
27 years old at the time of Oklahoma City bombing
26 years old when O. J. Simpson was charged with murder
25 years old at the time of the 93 bombing of the World Trade Center
22 years old when Operation Desert Storm began
21 years old during the fall of the Berlin Wall
18 years old when the space shuttle Challenger exploded
16 years old when Apple introduced the Macintosh
15 years old during Sally Ride's travel in space
13 years old when Pres. Reagan was shot by John Hinckley, Jr.
11 years old at the time the Iran hostage crisis began
8 years old on the U.S.'s bicentennial Fourth of July
6 years old when President Nixon left office
4 years old when Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace was shot
a 1 year old at the time the first man stepped on the moon
not yet 1 year old when Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated

These movies were released in the U.S. when my age was:

1: Midnight Cowboy
4: The Godfather
5: American Graffiti
7: Jaws
9: Star Wars
10: Animal House
11: Star Trek The Motion Picture
14: ET
16: The Terminator
18: Top Gun
19: Planes, Trains & Automobiles
21: Steel Magnolias
22: Home Alone
24: Wayne's World
25: Jurassic Park
26: Forrest Gump
28: Fargo
30: Saving Private Ryan
31: Toy Story 2

and lastly, and I was:

2 years old when All in the Family was first shown
4 years old at the time the TV series M*A*S*H began
7 years old when Saturday Night Live first aired
10 years old when CBS introduced Dallas
12 years old during the first airing of Hill Street Blues
14 years old at the time the first Cheers episode was televised
18 years old when L.A. Law was first aired on TV
19 years old at the time the series Married with Children began
22 years old when Seinfeld was first televised
23 years old in the month Home Improvement began
26 years old at the time the TV series Friends began
28 years old when Everybody Loves Raymond first aired
31 years old when Who Wants To Be A Millionaire began in the US

Want to know how many years older or younger you are than prominent people as well as how old you were when certain historial events took place? Click HERE.

Want to know about the movies? Click HERE.

Curious about the TV trivia? Click HERE.


Greg said...

Meari I couldn't resist doing this on me. I posted my results on my blog. Oh btw I added a link to your blog there also. Hope you don't mind. Take care and keep on writing.


ps. I changed the name of my blog to Shy Guy Ramblings.