Warner Music collected over two million dollars in royalties in 2008 for public usage of the “Happy Birthday” song.

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Warner Music collected over two million dollars in royalties in 2008 for public usage of the “Happy Birthday” song.

Interesting Birthday Fact: The Birthday that happens on the day of the month you were born is called your

Interesting Birthday Fact: The Birthday that happens on the day of the month you were born is called your "Golden Birthday". For example, when you turn 24 on the 24 of a month.

Photo Credit: Photo via Flickr under Creative Commons License

Interesting Birthday Fact: The Birthday that happens on the day of the month you were born is called your "Golden Birthday". For example, when you turn 24 on the 24 of a month.

Photo Credit: Photo via Flickr under Creative Commons License

Photo Credit: Photo via Flickr under Creative Commons License

Interesting Birthday Fact: The Birthday that happens on the day of the month you were born is called your "Golden Birthday". For example, when you turn 24 on the 24 of a month.

By: Kelly Branco, Art & Music Editor

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That’s right! The “Happy Birthday” song isn’t actually for free. Warner Music has had the rights to the song since 1935 and doesn’t intend to give it up.

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