This Day In Advertising Blog History

Our fearless leader, David Burn, was born on this day in…well, sometime in the last century. Happy Birthday, big man.

About Dan Goldgeier

Blogging on AdPulp since 2005, Dan Goldgeier is a Seattle-based freelance copywriter with experience at advertising agencies across the U.S. He is a graduate of the Creative Circus ad school, and currently teaches at Seattle's School of Visual Concepts. In addition, he is a regular columnist for Dan published the best of his columns in a book entitled View From The Cheap Seats: A Broader Look at Advertising, Marketing, Branding, Global Politics, Office Politics, Sexual Politics, and Getting Drunk During a Job Interview. Look for it on Amazon in paperback and e-book editions.


  1. Happy B-Day, DB. Keep doing what you’re doing.

  2. a fellow aries! that explains a lot.

  3. Wow! This is a surprise. Thanks Dan!

  4. Great cake.

  5. Carl LaFong says:

    Yeah, looks like something you’d see at a stag party for Ken.
    Congrats on your big day, David.

  6. daveednyc says:

    Happy birthday, David.
    Some other interesting births today:
    Arthur Murray
    Maya Angelou
    Andrei Tarkovsky
    Craig T. Nelson
    Hugo Weaving
    And oddly, another David B.: David Blaine
    Another David-but-who’s-BDay-isn’t-today

  7. Thanks Daveed!
    McKinley Morganfield, a.k.a. Muddy Waters was born this day in 1913.

  8. Carl LaFong says:

    Wow! Craig T. Nelson!
    Color me impressed.

  9. Helfman says:

    Happy birthday David. And bad news for photographers…every picture has now officially been taken.