Birthday Book & Variations
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Unknown The Mysteries of the Zodiac elaborate, mathematical selection procedure 1897 New Era Card Tricks 116
Des Colgan Diary Dice-Card card chosen by throwing a pair of dice, card in diary at that date matches prediction 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 9) 105
Philip T. Goldstein Another Birthday birthday number is counted from the deck and card predicted 1978 Notions 10
Philip T. Goldstein Another Birthday birthday number is counted from the deck and card predicted 1978 A Transatlantic Lecture 4
Alex Elmsley The Book of Fortunes humorous presentation, selection derived at by "power-of-thought"-coincidence is predicted in book 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 347
Alex Elmsley Fate's Datebook part of "The Dazzle Act" (starting on page 425 until the end of the book), using a improvisational type of selection procedure see also "The Trick that cannot be explained" (Dai Vernon, 1960),
varied by "The Magician, The Fool, and The Wheel of Fortune" (Justin Higham, 2008)
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 433
Karl Fulves Day One date chosen by choosing some face-up and face-down cards from grid layout, looked up in diary, card noted there predicted, tapestry 1994 Crooked Tales 35
Michael Close The Birthday Book memorized deck 1996 Workers Number 5 156
Karl Fulves Open Season with repeat phase 1996 13 Prophets 19
Karl Fulves Cast A Card 1997 Day For Any Date 10
Karl Fulves The Tomorrow Card 1997 Day For Any Date 39
Peter Duffie The Diary of Delusion Two cards cut to are used to choose a date in a pocket diary - the two cards form a composite card, which is predicted in the diary at that date 1997 Effortless Card Magic 69
John Morgan The "Birthday" Book birthday book, shuffled deck one card freely selected 1997 L.I.N.T. - Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 83
Basil Horwitz Challenge Diary Body Language Test 2004 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 5 31
Justin Higham Fate, Chance, Freewill featuring a multiple out force varied by "The Magician, The Fool, and The Wheel of Fortune" (Justin Higham, 2008) 2007 Best of Friends - Volume III 347
Lewis Jones Make My Day date chosen with cards, card in diary at that date matches prediction 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 150
Alexander de Cova & Patrick Page Der Kalendertrick inspired by "Old Moore's Diary" (Patrick Page) 2011 Seminar-Leviten 11
Steve Beam Facelift Attempting to guess the age of a spectator by cutting to random numbers and adding them, inadvertently the magicians cuts to the cards which form the month, day, and year of the birthday. see also "Vernon Meets Daley" (Roberto Giobbi, 2010),
"Poker Jack" (Steve Beam, 2015)
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 24