26 Feb

tandl3We wanted to sat ‘Happy Birthday Leigh,’ today! Leigh was born 6 weeks early and right after the ‘Blizzard of 1979,’ in Annapolis, Maryland. She is the only member of the family who is a true Annapolitan.

blizzardof79Other exciting things about 1979:

Corinne Bailey Rae has your same birthday and Michael Bolton was also born on February 26th.

The Nickelodeon Television Channel launches as The Pinwheel Network.

Jimmy Carter was President but would not win re-election.

The Susan B. Anthony dollar was introduced.

There was an energy crisis.

The Sugar Hill Gang releases the first commercial  rap hit, “Rapper’s Delight,” bringing rap off the New York streets and into the popular music scene.

Tom Wolfe releases The Right Stuff and The Deer Hunter won the Academy Award for Best Picture.

tandl2We hope you have a great birthday and year! We are looking forward to you becoming an Aunt!

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