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S: Birthday Project

BC: Random Facts About Me | I have tiny pinkies. | I have three piercings. | Pretty much my entire family is made up of doctors. | I have been to Canada and 8 different states, including Alaska and New York. | M | My favorite genre of music is either rock or alternative, and I used to listen to a little bit of Avenged Sevenfold.

FC: Birthday project | What happened on the day you were born? | By: | Rachel | Lopez

1: THe Meaning of my name | Rachel: | Lopez: | The name Rachel is originally Hebrew and ewe, or female sheep. | Lopez is based off of "lope", which is the Spanish version of "lupus". "Lupus" is late-Roman and means wolf.

2: Birth statistics | City: Galveston | Hospital: U.T. Galveston Medical Branch | Date: August 26,1998 | Time: 8:09 a.m. | Weight: 7lbs. 3oz. | Height: 19 in.

3: five popular movies

4: 5 popular t.v. shows

5: 5 popular songs | Everybody(Backstreet's Back): Backstreet Boys | My Heart Will Go On: Celine Dion | The Boy is Mine: Brandy & Monica | How's It Going To Be: Third Eye Blind | My Way: Usher

6: Five News Events | the 19th Amendment is officially adopted into the Constitution(1920) | Democrats nominate Barrack Obama as a Presidential candidate in Denver, Colorado(2008) | the first Edsel automobile is created by the Ford Motor Companies(1957) | John Fitch is granted a US patent for his steamboat(1791) | a test of an intercontinental ballistic missile is declared successful by the USSR(1957)

7: The fight for women's rights and suffrage was a long and arduous one. A few of the other amendments had outlined the rights for certain people, but it seemed as if women were passed over. Many reforms for women's right to vote formed, and the 19th amendment was proposed to Congress in 1878. After years and years of protesting, the House of Representatives passed the amendment on May 21, 1919. The Senate followed suit 2 weeks later, and finally, on August 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment was officially ratified.

8: five sports facts | 1939 The first Major League Baseball game is broadcast on television, between the Cincinnati Reds and the Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, New York. | 1961 The Official Intl Hockey Hall of Fame is opened in Toronto. | 1955 The first colored television broadcast of a tennis match occurred. | 1991 Royal Brett Saberegen no-hits White Sox 7-0 | 1938 The Montreal Maroons are dropped from the National Hockey League.

9: When the first Major League Baseball game was televised in 1939, television was still a relatively new concept. Television in homes wasn't normal until around the 1950's. The game was on August 26, between the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Cincinnati Reds. It was at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, New York and the broadcast was on Channel W2XBS. Sports were, and still are, a huge form of entertainment. This event caused increased interest in future technological advances.

10: ten other facts about 1998 | The President was Bill Clinton. | The cost of a gallon of gas was $1.15. | A dozen eggs cost $0.88. | Google was first incorporated as a private company. | Central America was hit by Hurricane Mitch when it made landfall on October 26. | The Euro was agreed on as the single currency for Europe. | President Bill Clinton was impeached. | The iMac is unveiled by Apple. | Yearly Inflation Rate for the USA was 1.55%. | The Yangtze River broke through the main bank in China.

11: Works Cited | http://www.infoplease.com/ipea/A0302243.html | http://www.imdb.com/search/title?sort=moviemeter&title_type=tv_series&year=1998,1998 | http://www.listafterlist.com/tabid/57/listid/391/TV/1998+Most+Popular+TV+shows.aspx | http://www.pifemaster.com/tophits/1998.htm | http://www.behindthename.com/name/loup | http://www.behindthename.com/name/lope | http://surnames.behindthename.com/name/lopez | http://www.behindthename.com/name/rachel | http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/august26th.html | http://www.datesinhistory.com/aug26.php | http://www.todayinsport.com/day/august/26 | http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/1998.html | http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/featured_documents/amendment_19/

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