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Thomas Kinkade is best known as Pop Artist who has born on January 19, 1958 in Sacramento, CA. Currently, Thomas Kinkade is 64 years, 10 months and 13 days old. Thomas Kinkade will celebrate 65th birthday on Thursday, 19th of January 2023. Below the countdown to Thomas Kinkade upcoming birthday.
Popular artist known for his idealized, glowing scenes; nicknamed "The Painter of Light," which was originally ascribed to J.M.W. Turner. At one point, it was claimed that one out of every 20 American homes possessed a Kinkade painting.
He studied at the University of California-Berkeley and at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. He and James Gurney co-authored the sketching handbook, "The Artist's Guide to Sketching," which led to them being hired as background artists for 1983's animated feature, "Fire and Ice," from the Ralph Bakshi Studios.
His company, Media Arts Group, Inc., repeatedly came under fire for questionable business dealings.
He married Nanette Wiley in 1982, and the couple had four children: Merritt, Winsor, Everett, and Chandler. He named his daughters after famous artists.
His life was the subject of a 2008 movie, "The Christmas Cottage," starring Jared Padalecki.
Thomas Kinkade is 64 years old today.
Thomas Kinkade was born on January 19, 1958 in Sacramento, CA.
Thomas Kinkade zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Thomas Kinkade was best known as Pop Artist.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Thomas Kinkade's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1978||The last Volkswagen Beetle made in Germany leaves VW's plant in Emden. Beetle production in Latin America continues until 2003.|
|1981||Iran hostage crisis: United States and Iranian officials sign an agreement to release 52 American hostages after 14 months of captivity.|
|1983||Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie is arrested in Bolivia.|
|1983||The Apple Lisa, the first commercial personal computer from Apple Inc. to have a graphical user interface and a computer mouse, is announced.|
|1986||The first IBM PC computer virus is released into the wild. A boot sector virus dubbed (c)Brain, it was created by the Farooq Alvi Brothers in Lahore, Pakistan, reportedly to deter unauthorized copying of the software they had written.|
|1991||Gulf War: Iraq fires a second Scud missile into Israel, causing 15 injuries.|
|1993||Czech Republic and Slovakia join the United Nations.|
|1995||After being struck by lightning the crew of Bristow Flight 56C are forced to ditch. All 18 aboard are later rescued.|
|1996||The barge North Cape oil spill occurs as an engine fire forces the tugboat Scandia ashore on Moonstone Beach in South Kingstown, Rhode Island.|
|1997||Yasser Arafat returns to Hebron after more than 30 years and joins celebrations over the handover of the last Israeli-controlled West Bank city.|
|1999||British Aerospace agrees to acquire the defence subsidiary of the General Electric Company plc, forming BAE Systems in November 1999.|
|2007||Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink is assassinated in front of his newspaper's Istanbul office by 17-year-old Turkish ultra-nationalist Ogün Samast.|
|2007||Four-man Team N2i, using only skis and kites, completes a 1,093-mile (1,759 km) trek to reach the Antarctic pole of inaccessibility for the first time since 1965 and for the first time ever without mechanical assistance.|
|2012||The Hong Kong-based file-sharing website Megaupload is shut down by the FBI.|
|2014||A bomb attack on an army convoy in the city of Bannu kills at least 26 Pakistani soldiers and injures 38 others.|
|1985||The birth of Aleksandr Yevgenyevich Nikulin, Russian footballer|
|1986||The birth of Claudio Marchisio, Italian footballer|
|1986||The birth of Oleksandr Miroshnychenko, Ukrainian footballer|
|1986||The birth of Moussa Sow, Senegalese footballer|
|1987||The birth of Edgar Manucharyan, Armenian footballer|
|1988||The birth of JaVale McGee, American basketball player|
|1988||The birth of Tyler Breeze, Canadian wrestler|
|1990||The birth of Tatiana Búa, Argentine tennis player|
|1991||The birth of Petra Martić, Croatian tennis player|
|1992||The birth of Shawn Johnson, American gymnast|
|1992||The birth of Logan Lerman, American actor|
|1992||The birth of Mac Miller, American rapper|
|1993||The birth of Erick Torres Padilla, Mexican footballer|
|1994||The birth of Matthias Ginter, German footballer|
|1998||The birth of Lisa Teige, Norwegian actress and dancer|
|2013||The death of Stan Musial, American baseball player and manager (b. 1920)|
|2013||The death of Frank Pooler, American conductor and composer (b. 1926)|
|2013||The death of Earl Weaver, American baseball player and manager (b. 1930)|
|2013||The death of Toktamış Ateş, Turkish academician, political commentator, columnist and writer (b. 1944)|
|2014||The death of Azaria Alon, Ukrainian-Israeli environmentalist, co-founded the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (b. 1918)|
|2014||The death of Christopher Chataway, English runner, journalist, and politician (b. 1931)|
|2015||The death of Justin Capră, Romanian engineer and academic (b. 1933)|
|2015||The death of Michel Guimond, Canadian lawyer and politician (b. 1953)|
|2015||The death of Ward Swingle, American-French singer-songwriter and conductor (b. 1927)|
|2016||The death of Richard Levins, American ecologist and geneticist (b. 1930)|
|2016||The death of Ettore Scola, Italian director and screenwriter (b. 1931)|
|2016||The death of Sheila Sim, English actress (b. 1922)|
|2017||The death of Miguel Ferrer, American actor (b. 1955)|
|2018||The death of Munnu Bhai, Pakistani newspaper journalist and columnist, poet and writer (b. 1933)|
|2018||The death of Fredo Santana, American rapper (b. 1990)|
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