Whilst the most of us are celebrating all things motherly, we should all take a moment to raise a pint of Guiness, eat a potato, or express our righteous indegnation. Why you ask?
Because today a gentleman named Paul David Hewson turns fourty nine years old.
That's right, enigmatic U2 front man Bono is now just 364 days from being a fifty year old man. Just another reminder to all of us to gather ye rosebuds while ye... still have the ability to bend over comfortably.
For your celebrating pleasure, pick your favorite version of the One video: