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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Famous People Born Today

"Give back everything to—"
Tsar Peter the Great
(05/30/1672 – 01/28/1725)
Russian royalty , last words

Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette  
"Voluptuaries, consumed by their senses, always begin by flinging themselves with a great display of frenzy into an abyss. But they survive, they come to the surface again. And they develop a routine of the abyss: 'It's four o clock. At five I have my abyss'..." Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette
(01/28/1873 – 08/03/1954)
French writer

Artur Rubenstein  
"When I was young, I used to have successes with women because I was young. Now I have successes with women because I am old. Middle age was the hardest part." Artur Rubenstein
(01/28/1887 – 12/20/1982)
Polish-Israeli-US pianist

Jackson Pollock  
"Abstract painting is abstract. It confronts you." Jackson Pollock
(01/28/1912 – 08/11/1956)
US painter

Susan Sontag  
"The only interesting answers are those which destroy the questions." Susan Sontag
(01/28/1933 – 12/28/2004)
US writer

"Broadmindedness is the result of flattening highmindedness out." George Saintsbury
(10/23/1845 – 01/28/1933)
English historian

"Literature is mostly about having sex, and not much about having babies; life is the other way round." David Lodge
(01/28/1935 – )
English writer

Alan Alda 
 "It's too bad I'm not as wonderful a person as people say I am, because the world could use a few people like that." Alan Alda
(01/28/1936 – )
US actor

Mikhail Baryshnikov 
"No dancer can watch Fred Astaire and not know that we all should have been in another business." Mikhail Baryshnikov
(01/28/1948 – )
Latvian-US dancer

Zora Neale Hurston 
"Ships at a distance have every man's wish on board." Zora Neale Hurston
(01/07/1891 – 01/28/1960)
US writer

Nickolas Gene "Frack" Carter  
"I believe aliens are real. I used to go hunting for them, three or four years ago. I'd get back late from a tour and couldn't go to sleep. I'd go out in my car with friends late at night in the middle of Florida and look for UFOs." Nick Carter
(01/28/1980 – )
US singer (Backstreet Boys)

Elijah Wood 
 "If I wasn't an actor, I'd be a secret agent." Elijah Wood
(01/28/1981– )
US actor

Christa McAuliffe 
"I have a box of papers at home of [my own press coverage]. When I'm sixty, maybe, I'll look at my pile of papers and wonder, 'What really happened that year?'" Christa McAuliffe
(09/02/1948 – 01/28/1986)
US astronaut, teacher

Iosip Aleksandrovich Brodsky  
"Life, the way it really is, is a battle not between Bad and Good but between Bad and Worse." Joseph Brodsky
(05/24/1940 – 01/28/1996)
Russian writer

Astrid Anna Emilia Ericsson  
"I don't mind dying, I'll gladly do that, but not right now, I need to clean the house first." Astrid Lindgren
(11/14/1907 – 01/28/2002)
Swedish writer (Pippi Longstocking)