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  • Marilyn Monroe (1926 - 1962)
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  • John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the USA (1917 - 1963)
    John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), commonly referred to by his initials JFK , was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from Janua...
  • Lucille Ball (1911 - 1989)
    Lucille Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989) was an iconic American comedienne, film, television, stage and radio actress, model, film executive, and star of the landmark sitcom I Love Lucy , a four ...
  • Wilhelmina of the Netherlands (1880 - 1962)
    Omstreden vaderschap Het vaderschap van de 63-jarige Willem III staat ter discussie. Hij zou namelijk op latere leeftijd wegens syfilis geen kinderen hebben kunnen verwekken. Volgens de geruchten h...

Objective of this project…

To create the LARGEST collection of profiles from people that made an impression when we were… 16

We Geni users were not all 16 at the same time or in the same part of the world. At different times and different places, growing up from kid to young adult, we were impressed by the new things happening in our world. Some things really influenced the way we became: a song, a book, the news of the day, a friend, a parent…

Be personal but don't be too personal :-)

The idea behind this project is build a huge collection of Geni profiles of people that had some impact on us when we were 16.

It will bring alive the profiles on Geni – ‘great and small’ – that have some special meaning for each of us.

Please join and spread the word!

How to participate?

This is what we do to grow this project. Each participant…

  1. 1. Adds her/his first name + last name + the year of your 16th birthday + the country where you lived then
  2. 2. Adds the profiles of people mentioned to the project (and, if possible, also add a link in your text)


(feel free to reduce or expand it!)

My favourite…

  • Musician(s): ***
  • Song(s): ***
  • Actor(s): ***
  • Movie(s): ***
  • TV show(s): ***
  • Writer(s): ***
  • Book(s): ***
  • Politician(s): ***

Special people…

  • A very close family member: ***
  • A very close friend: ***
  • A remarkable person in the news: ***

Memorable events…

  • A memorable concert: ***
  • Something that made the news (good or bad): ***
  • A personal event: ***

My lifestyle…

  • Clothing preference: ***
  • Favourite clothing brands: ***
  • First perfume or eau de toilette: ***

YOU CAN ALSO (instead of writing it here) start a Project discussion with : first name + last name + the year of your 16th birthday + the country where you lived then and add the profiles of people you mentioned to the projectpage. Use the structure above and reduce of expand it, you are free! And the next starts a new Project discussion the same way.


Jennie Schouten, 1971, Holland, The Hague

My favorite:

Tv show: Coronation street Peyton Place, Top Pop; The Forsyte Saga

Musicians: The Doors, Golden Earring, Beatles, Elton John (how can I forget him!!!!), BeeGees, Small Faces, Livin Blues, John Mayall, the Who, Sandy Coast, Janis Joplin, Spargo, Swinging Soul Machine, Otis Redding, the Animals, Suzy Quatro, Kiki Dee, the Motions, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Boudewijn de Groot, Bob Dylan.

Music: Pop, blues, soul and a bit jazz

Writer: Jan Wolkers, Jan Cremer, Simon Carmiggelt (because my father loved him), Agatha Christie, Konsalik, Alexander Solzjenitsyn

Politicians: Joop de Uyl from the PvdA (Dutch Labour party) and Marcus Bakker CPN (Communist Party) but Marcus Bakker was my favourite because of the way he spoke and acted, not because of his ideas was the person. Roel van Duijn

Book was “Turks Fruit” (Jan Wolkers) what became a movie a few years later with Rutger Hauer in the leading.Paul Verhoeven was the director of the film Turks Fruit (Turkish Delight), Ik Jan Cremer and loads of cheap romantic (Barbara Cartland kinda) stuff (but I loved it :-) )

Town: Londen (never been there but I wished I was) because of the fashion

Radio station: Veronica

DJ: Lex Harding

Radio program: Top 40, Lex Harding Show, Lexjo (with Adje Bouman)

TV station: VPRO and VARA

TV show: De Fred Haché/Barend Servet Show

Programmaker: Wim Schippers

Special People:

Grilfriend: Elly den Drijver

My sister Henny

Ernst, Leny en Marianne Homs

Memorable events:'

The concert for Bangladesh held by George Harrison and Ravi Shankar

The death of Jim Morrison

My lifestyle:

Loved to dance!!!!! (still do :-) )

Mini skirts, and jeans

Special brand: Wrangler, Lee

First eau de toilette: Lily of the Valley (Loved it!!!!!!!!!!) Present from Marianne


Ann Vermeulen (Ramsey), born 1946, Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York, USA.

My Favorite :

  • songs : 'Can't help falling in love with you', Isaac Donald 'Don' Everly
  • TV shows : Lucy Ball starred in 'I Love Lucy'.
  • girl friends : Biruta from Latvia, Marcia from Brooklyn
  • perfume: my grandmother's 'Channel No. 5'
  • movie: 'Cape Fear'

polititians :

  • John F. Kennedy 35 th President of America, born Brookline MA, May 29, 1917. He was assassinated the next year on Nov. 22, 1963, Dallas TX.
  • Lyndon B. Johnson, 37th Vice President of America & 36th President of America, born Aug. 27, 1908 Stonewall TX, died Jan. 2, 1972 Stonewall TX (*profile locked)



attempted assassinations:


born 1951 - Northern Hemi-Sphere - EAST of GREENWICH, yeah in summer~TIME, but NO cotton high...