In addition to several members of That Blue Yak's team , January 8 is also the birthday of these famous people:
Calhoun (1970) - Hostess loving West Chester resident. Skills: Talking about refinishing chairs.
Elvis (1935)- the King
Jesse Garon (1935)- Elvis's showboating twin brother. Killed in the womb by a powerful karate chop from his brother.
Stephen Hawking (1942) - Robot talking physicist.
Soupy Sales (1926) - Comedian. Claims to have thrown 19,000 pies over the years.
Shirley Bassey (1937) - Singer of the James Bond song "Goldfinger".
David Bowie (1947) - Cross dressing singer. Teeth have magically repaired themselves over time.
Graham Chapman (1941) - Monty Python member. Was in the Parrot Sketch. Read the Memorial Speech read by John Cleese at his funeral here.
William Diemer (1905) - Invented bubble gum. Died toothless.
Bob Eubanks (1937) - The Newlywed Game Host and snappy dresser. Best line on the show:
Eubanks (to contestant): Where is the most unusual place you've ever made whoopie?
Contestant: (ponders) ...That would be up the butt Bob?
Bill Graham (1931) - Music promoter.
R. Kelly (1967) - Sung "I believe I Can Fly". Likes to pee on people.
Roy Kinnear (1934) - Played Henry Salt in Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Best line: "OK Wonka, how much for one of those Oompa Loompa's?" (Even though we all know that the sale of dwarfs was legal in all but three countries in the seventies).
Robby Krieger - Guitarist for the doors. Did you know his hair is actually made from real steel wool?
Charles Osgood (1933) - Bow Tie wearing CBS news guy.
Bart Starr (1934) - Green Bay Packers Quarterback. Good thrower.
Larry Storch (1923) - Corporal Agarn on F Troop.
Xzibit - Rapper. First hit was the beautiful love song, "Bitch Please" with Snoop Dogg.
And the following are people who selfishly died on January 8th:
Galileo (died 1942) - Astronomer.
Fancois Mitterand (died 1996) - French President. Rest in peace jerk.
Matthew "Stymie" Beard (died 1981) - Stymie on Our Gang. Not only could that kid wear a derby, he was smart enough to keep it secured with the strap.
Marco Polo (died 1324) -Explorer. Not only famous for the famous pool game named in his honor, he also was the first to perform the cannonball.
Dave Thomas (died 2002) - Founder of Wendy's. Maker of delicious, diarrhea inducing food.
And on that note, I'm thinks it's about time to treat myself to a double, large fries and a frosty.