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Birthdays: June 6

Many readers ask The Old Farmer's Almanac what happened on their birthday--or the birthday of a loved one.. To help out, we've put together an everything-birthdays page! Find fun birthday facts, birthday history, folklore, and more!

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Weather History for June 6

2009: 4.0 inches of snow fell in Regent, North Dakota

Birthday Weather

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Birthday Lore for June 6

Energetic, compelling, a clear thinker, shrewd, and cautious, you are successful in almost all you undertake, unless your better judgment yields to an outside influence. You are sympathetic, loving, and understanding, and your home is very dear to you.

Who Else Shares This Birthday?

Born 1436: Regiomontanus, aka Johann Muller (astronomer)

Born 1975: Staci Keanan (actress)

Born 1799: Alexander Pushkin (poet)

On This Day in History

2004: Phylicia Rashad became the first African American actress to win the Best Leading Actress Tony award

1882: Henry Seely granted patent for the first electric flatiron

1947: Barbara Washburn reached the summit of Alaska's Mt. McKinley

Signs of the Zodiac

GEMINI (May 21-June 20)

The Twins. Ruling planet: Mercury. Element: Air. Quality: The intellect. Ability: Writing and communications. You are the witty communicators of the zodiac. Words trip lightly off your tongue under any and all circumstances. You possess natural gifts for writing and speaking and are often drawn into fields where you can express your abilities.You love being part of your local community, and you can be counted upon to know and pass along most of the current gossip. Friends use you as a resource when seeking information about a particular service or product. Generally positive, you enjoy being cheerful, and you search for the lightness in all things.

Source: www.yourlovesigns.com

Birthday Cakes

To celebrate, see 5 recipes for easy, beautiful birthday cakes!

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