Presentation on theme: "September 24, 1999: A Great Day in History!. Personal Statistics My name is Holden McConnell, meaning “Deep Valley”, and I am in sixth grade. My birthday."— Presentation transcript:
Personal Statistics My name is Holden McConnell, meaning “Deep Valley”, and I am in sixth grade. My birthday is September 24, 1999 As of June 1 st, 2012 at 1:22 pm, I am 4634 days, 3 hours, 25 minutes, and 7 seconds old! The moon phase on September 24, 1999 was a full moon. Beautiful, isn’t it?
Shared Birthdays A literary figure that I share a birthday with is: -F. Scott Fitzgerald (born in 1896, died in 1940) -He was an author, who wrote “The Great Gatsby”, as well as many other classic novels. A historical figure that I share a birthday with is: -Jim Henson (born in 1936, died in 1990) -He was a director who is the creator of the beloved Muppets and Sesame Street. Another historical figure that I share a birthday with is: -John Watts Young (born in 1930, still alive, age 81) -He was the first person to fly into space six times and the 18 th person in space.
Events Occurring on My Birthday A historical event that occurred in sports on my birthday is: -Occurred in Brooklyn in 1957 -The Brooklyn Dodgers played their last game at Ebbets Field before moving to Los Angeles the next season. A historical American event that occurred on my birthday is: -Occurred in the United States in 1789 -The Judiciary Act of 1789 is passed by Congress and signed by president George Washington. The Act established the Supreme Court as a committee made up of six judges who HAD TO serve on the court until either death or retirement.
MORE Events Occurring on My Birthday! A historic event that occurred in music on my birthday is: –The Monkees’ first single, “The Last Train to Clarksville,” entered the Billboard Top 40. The top show in 1999 was Who Wants to be a Millionaire? –The plot of Who Wants to be a Millionaire is that potential contestants are selected to earn the chance to win $1,000,000 by answering up to 14 multiple choice questions that get more difficult as you go along. Who Wants to be a Millionaire is filmed in New York, New York –Who Wants to be a Millionaire has been on TV for 13 years: from 1999 to present.
EVEN MORE Events Occurring on My Birthday! The highest rated movie released in 1999 was Toy Story 2. In Toy Story 2, Woody is left behind when Andy goes to Cowboy Camp, and he is kidnapped by the owner of Al's Toy Barn. At Al’s Toy Barn, he discovers that he is a missing piece from a prized collection and he meets three members of his family, Jesse, Bullseye, and Stinky Pete. Meanwhile, Buzz Lightyear is setting up a rescue mission along with Slinky Dog, Hamm, Rex, and Mr. Potato Head to save Woody before Andy comes home. The main settings in the movie are Andy’s house and Al’s Toy Barn. The main characters in the movie are Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Jesse, Stinky Pete, Al, Bullseye, Slinky Dog, Hamm, Rex, and Mr. Potato Head
Nostalgia The cost of a postage stamp the year I was born was $0.33. The president in 1999 was Bill Clinton, and now the president is Barack Obama. The vice president in 1999 was Al Gore, and now the vice president is Joe Biden. Three of the top ten Christmas toys in 1999 were: -Pokemon, which are trading cards (but also a video game for the Nintendo Game Boy) -Baby Annabell, which is a baby doll that really sleeps, cries, and talks -Who Wants to be a Millionaire, which is a board game representing the game show Who Wants to be a Millionaire. The top song in 1999 was: “Believe,” by Cher, but the top song on my birthday was “Unpretty,” by TLC.