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Frank Zappa Birthday Conspiracy 2005 Dec 21

It escaped my notice for a year that the day I was married also happened to be Frank Zappa‘s birthday.

It is many other things too, including the birthday of Joseph Stalin, Phil Donahue, Jane Fonda, Samuel Jackson, Ray Romano, and Andy Dick. It’s also the day of death of F. Scott Fitzgerald and General George S. Patton.

Also, sometimes it’s the Winter Solstice here in the Northern Hemisphere, as it did this year and last, according to the U.S. Naval Observatory Astronomical Applications Department.

Given how much a Zappa fan I am, Leah remarked to me that she feels a bit hoodwinked by the date of our wedding. I assured her, and now you, that I really had no idea. I was as surprised as anyone when I read in a journal that someone was wishing Frank a posthumous Happy B-Day.

And that’s the true fact.

Joe Crawford blogged this at 2:39pm in 2005 in December. The 21st was a Wednesday. You are reading this 14 years later. Comment. There is one comment Tweet. Send email. It has no hastags.

Comments: 1

I think it’s hilarious that you missed the Zappa connection. YOU of all people! Just goes to show that your mind was (and is) on your #1 love and nothing else!

Happy anniversary to a wonderful couple! We just celebrated our ten year milestone on Dec 16. A great marriage is a beautiful thing 🙂

Happy solstice, too!

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