People thought that evil spirits would visit them on their birthdays, so they stayed close to their family and friends for protection.
The Sultan of Brunei, who celebrated his 50th birthday on July 13, 1996 with a $27.2 million bash that included three concerts featuring Michael Jackson.
Marilyn Monroe when she sang “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” to President John. F. Kennedy at Madison Square Garden on May 19, 1962.
Ashley can start her birthday celebration first, as she is two minutes older.
In Russia, a pie is served instead of a birthday cake.
In Denmark a flag is flown outside the window when someone is celebrating a birthday.
William Shakespeare, born on April 23, 1616, died on his 52nd birthday.
Paul McCartney’s birth certificate, issued on June 18, 1942, was auctioned in March of 1997 for $84,146.