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 19
1938: Cloudburst near Custer Creek, Montana, dumped an estimated 4 to 7 inches of rain
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Birthday Lore for June 19
Sensitive, retiring, sympathetic, and loving, you yield to another's opinion rather than take a definite stand for yourself, even though you have strong convictions of your own. You are affectionate but have few intimates. To be happy, you need love and a sharing of your life and happiness.
Who Else Shares This Birthday?
Born 1903: Lou Gehrig (baseball player)
Born 1995: Blake Woodruff (actor)
Born 1948: Phylicia Rashad (actress)
On This Day in History
1910: The first Father's Day was observed in Spokane, Washington
1958: Wham-O filed to register Hula Hoop trademark
1934: Establishment of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the United States, regulating interstate and foreign communications by radio, telegraph and cable
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.