Tuesday, 1 March 2016

Are you a leap year baby?

There will be a leap year this time in four years. 

Leap year babies or leaplings, get the opportunity to either mark their birthdays once in 4 years or on March 1.

For some mums, it's cheaper because you have four years to plan that special baby's birthday.

Whatever it is, this is just to let you know that you all are so special, have a wonderful birthday guys!

Here's a list of world famous leaplings born from 1948-1992.

1992 Jesse Usher, American actor
1992 Caitlin E.J. Meyer - Actress
1988 Scott Golbourne, English footballer
1984 Cullen Jones, Olympic medalist competition swimmer
1984 Adam Sinclair, Indian Hockey player
1984 Cam Ward, Canadian hockey player
1984 Darren Ambrose, English footballer
1984 Mark Foster, musician
1980 Taylor Twellman, American soccer player
1980 Simon Gagne, Canadian Hockey player, NHL player (Philly Flyers) who has been an all-star
1980 Peter Scanavino, American actor
1980 Eric Benz - Actor, Germany
1980 Christopher Lane "Chris" Conley is an American musician, songwriter, and composer.
1976 Terrence Long, former Major League Baseball, left handed.
1976 Sugar Sammy - Canadian Comedian
1976 Ja Rule - American Rapper and Actor
1976 Bryan Gillooly, Auburn NY, diver (Olympics-96)
1976 David Kendall Sr. - Actor, USA
1972 Pedro Zamora, Cuban-born American AIDS activist (d. 1994)
1972 Saul Williams -  Rap Poet, Actor, USA - Member of the Honor Society of Leap Year Day Babies
1972 Dave Williams, American singer (Drowning Pool) (d. 2002)
1972 Antonio Sabato, Jr. - Italian-born actor
1972 Mark Farraway, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)
1972 Chris Devine, Allentown Pa, diver (Olympics-96)
1972 Fabien Bownes, NFL wide receiver (Chic Bears)
1972 Cyrus Beasley, Rowe NY, rower (Olympics-1996)
1968 Bryce Paup, American football player, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers, Buffalo Bills)
1968 Gonzalo Lira, Chilean-American novelist and filmmaker
1968 Leif-Martin Henriksen - The 3rd of 3 siblings born on consecutive Leap Days.
1968 Naoko Iijima - Japanese actress
1968 Pete Fenson - American curler
1968 Gareth Farr - Composer and Percussionist, born in Wellington, New Zealand
1968 Cary Conklin - NFL quarterback (SF 49ers)
1968 Chucky Brown - NBA forward (Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks)
1968 Suanne Braun, South African-born actress
1964 Jahred Shane - Afro-Brazilian rapper/singer of (həd) p.e.
1964 Mervyn Warren - Five-time Grammy Award winner (as of 2004), original member of the vocal group "Take 6"
1964 Henrik Sundstrom - Sweden, tennis star
1964 Antonella Ponziani - Actress, Director, Italy
1964 Carlous Palmer - Fashion Designer and Wardrobe Stylist, the first African American designer to showcase in Honolulu Fashion Week as well as the first graduate from Baltimore School for the Arts to study fashion design. 
1964 James RB Ogilvy - son of English princess Alexandra
1964 Olav Henriksen - The 2nd of 3 siblings born on consecutive Leap Days.
1964 Lyndon Byers, Canadian hockey player
1964 James Robert Bruce Ogilvy, the only son of Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy and the late Sir Angus Ogilvy. He is second cousin to Queen Elizabeth II.
1960 Julian Dashper - Auckland, New Zealand, d. 2009  He was regarded as one of New Zealands most well known contemporary artists.
1960 Khaled, Algerian raï musician
1960 Anthony Robbins - American Motivational Speaker
1960 Ian McKenzie Anderson, British musician and record producer
1960 Heidi Henriksen - The 1st of 3 siblings born on consecutive Leap Days.
1960 Dan Daoust - NHL center for Toronto Maple Leafs.
1960 Raenell Dawn - Founded Leap Year Babies Limited (in 1988) and merged with Peter Brouwer in 1997 to form the Honor Society of Leap Year Day Babies at leapyearday.com.
1956 Peter Brouwer  Founded Leap Year Babies Honor Society (in 1997) and combined efforts with Raenell Dawn to form the Honor Society of Leap Year Day Babies.
1956 J. Randy Taraborrelli, American celebritiy journalist
1956 Bob Speller, Canadian politician - his father-in-law is also a Leap Day Baby
1956 Neil Rosenthal (LDB # 57 in the Honor Society of Leap Day Babies) - Poet published by The National Library of Poetry.
1956 Mike Compton, American mandolinist and former member of the Nashville Bluegrass Band
1956 Jonathan Coleman, Anglo-Australian radio and television personality
1952 Sharon Dahlonega Raiford Bush - Born in Greensboro, North Carolina. She became America's first African-American weather anchor when Detroit, Michigan's WGPR-TV hit the airwaves in 1975; WGPR-TV was the nation's first black-owned and operated television station.
1952 Randy Jackson, rocker (Zebra - I Don't Know, I Don't Care)
1952 Tim[othy] Powers, US, sci-fi author (Epitaph in Rust, Night Moves)
1952 Raul Gonzalez, Mexican 50K speed walker (world record)
1952 Raisa Smetanina, USSR, cross country skier (Olympic-gold-1976, 80, 92)
1952 Bart Stupak, American polotician (Rep-D-Michigan)
1948 Nikolai Pimenov, USSR, coxless pair rowers (Olympic-silver-1976)
1948 Patricia [Anne] McKillip, US, sci-fi author (Fool's Run)
1948 Yuri Pimenov, USSR, coxless pair rowers (Olympic-silver-1976)
1948 Willi Smith - Fashion designer.

Did you know that a century year cannot be a leap year unless it is divisible by 400? Thus 1700, 1800, and 1900 were not leap years, but 1600, 2000, and 2400 are leap years.

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