Category: Hellos

General Tom Thumb

“Hello” General Tom Thumb – Born 4 January 1838

  General Tom Thumb was the stage name of Charles Sherwood Stratton (January 4, 1838 – July 15, 1883), a short person who achieved great fame under circus pioneer P.T. Barnum. He was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut,  to parents who were of average height,...

“Hello”  Clement Attlee    Born 3 January 1883

“Hello” Clement Attlee Born 3 January 1883

  Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee, KG, OM, CH, PC, FRS (3 January 1883 – 8 October 1967) was a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1945 to 1951, and was the Leader of the Labour Party from 1935 to 1955. He was the first person...

“Hello” J R R Tolkien  Born 3 January 1892

“Hello” J R R Tolkien Born 3 January 1892

  John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, CBE (3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973) was an English writer, poet and university professor, best known as the author of the  fantasy works The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.

“Hello” Isaac Asimov   Born 2 January 1920

“Hello” Isaac Asimov Born 2 January 1920

  Isaac Asimov (born Isaak Yudovich Ozimov January 2, 1920 – April 6, 1992) was an American author and professor of biochemistry at BostonUniversity, best known for his works of science fiction. Asimov was one of the most prolific writers...

“Hello” Leonid Brezhnev.  Born 19 December 1906

“Hello” Leonid Brezhnev. Born 19 December 1906

    Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev (19 December 1906 (O.S. 6 December) – 10 November 1982) was the General Secretary of the Central Committee(CC) of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU), presiding over the country from 1964 until his death in...

“Hello” Walt Disney    Born 5 December 1901

“Hello” Walt Disney Born 5 December 1901

    Walter Elias “Walt” Disney (December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966) was an American businessman, animator, producer, director, screenwriter, and voice actor. Along with his brother Roy O. Disney, he co-founded the Walt Disney Productions, which later became one of the...

“Hello”  Edward G Robinson – Born 12 December 1893

“Hello” Edward G Robinson – Born 12 December 1893

  Edward G. Robinson (born Emanuel Goldenberg  December 12, 1893 – January 26, 1973) was a Romanian-born American actor,  popular during Hollywood’s Golden Age. He is probably best remembered for his

“Hello” Kirk Douglas   Born 9 December 1916

“Hello” Kirk Douglas Born 9 December 1916

    Kirk Douglas (born Issur Danielovitch, December 9, 1916) is an American film and stage actor, film producer. He was Born in New York to Jewish immigrant parents. His popular films include Out of the Past (1947), Champion (1949), Ace in...

“Hello”  C Thomas Howell  Born 7 December 1966

“Hello” C Thomas Howell Born 7 December 1966

    Christopher Thomas Howell (born December 7, 1966), known by his stage name C. Thomas Howell, is an American actor and film director. Some of his early films include The Outsiders and The Hitcher. He has also appeared...

“Hello”  Thomas Carlyle – Born 4 December 1795

“Hello” Thomas Carlyle – Born 4 December 1795

  Thomas Carlyle (4 December 1795 – 5 February 1881) was a Scottish philosopher, essayist, historian and teacher during the Victorian era. He is noted as calling economics “the

“Hello”  General Franco  Born 4 December 1892

“Hello” General Franco Born 4 December 1892

    Francisco Franco y Bahamonde (4 December 1892 – 20 November 1975)  who ruled as the dictator of Spain from 1939 until his death. He came to power during the Spanish Civil War while serving as the Generalísimo of the Nationalist faction....

“Hello” Edith Cavell    Born 4 December 1865

“Hello” Edith Cavell Born 4 December 1865

    Edith Louisa Cavell (4 December 1865 – 12 October 1915) was a British nurse and patriot. She is renowned for saving the lives of soldiers from all sides and in helping some 200 Allied soldiers escape from German-occupied...

“Hello”  Britney Spears  Born 2 December 1981

“Hello” Britney Spears Born 2 December 1981

    Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American recording artist, entertainer, dancer, actress, and occasional author. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana, she performed acting roles in stage productions and...

“Hello”  Maria Callas   Born 2 December 1923

“Hello” Maria Callas Born 2 December 1923

  Maria Callas (December 2, 1923 – September 16, 1977) was an American born Greek soprano and one of the most renowned opera singers of the 20th century.  Her appearances  ranged from the classical opera seria to the bel canto operas of the...

“Hello”  Madame Tussaud – Born 1 December 1761

“Hello” Madame Tussaud – Born 1 December 1761

Anna Maria “Marie” Tussaud (née Grosholtz; 1 December 1761 – 16 April 1850) was a French artist known for her wax sculptures and Madame Tussaud’s, the wax museum she founded in London.

“Hello” Mark Twain – Born 30 November 1835

“Hello” Mark Twain – Born 30 November 1835

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910)  better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author. He wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn(1885), the latter often called “the Great American...

“Goodbye” Oscar Wilde    Died 30 November 1900

“Goodbye” Oscar Wilde Died 30 November 1900

    Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) was an Irish writer and poet who became one of London’s most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. He was fluent in both French and...

“Hello” C S Lewis   Born 29 November 1898

“Hello” C S Lewis Born 29 November 1898

    Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963), commonly called C. S. Lewis  was a novelist, poet, academic,, literary critic and essayist. He was born in Belfast and  held academic positions at both Oxford University, 1925–1954,...