While the rest of the U.S. and others across the globe are screaming, “Happy New Year!” and throwing confetti, I’ll be singing Happy Birthday to my son, SSgt. Kenton G. Roberts, USAF – Esteemed Son, Husband, and Father, now 32 (eek!). Loads of people share Kenton’s 12/31 birthday. Here are a few.
John Denver – Singer/songwriter
Sir Anthony Hopkins – Actor
Nicholas Sparks – Novelist
Ben Kingsley – Actor
George C. Marshall – US Army Chief of Staff, 1939-45
Henri Matisse – French Painter
George Gordon Meade – Accomplished Union Army General
George Thorogood – Bad to the Bone Musician
Simon Wiesenthal – Activist, Nazi Hunter
Stanley Reed – US Supreme Court Justice, 1938-57
Robert B. Silvers – Editor, The New York Review of Books
Pope Callistus III – Posthumously Vindicated Joan of Arc
Do you know anyone with a New Year’s Eve Birthday? What are your plans for New Year’s Eve?
“A New Year’s resolution is something that goes in one year and out the other.” ~Author Unknown
“Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account.” ~Oscar Wilde
“May all your troubles last as long as your New Year’s resolutions.” ~Joey Adams
See NNDB for more New Year’s Birthdays.