38 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Coincidence / Birthday Book & Variations
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Unknown The Mysteries of the Zodiac elaborate, mathematical selection procedureAlso published here New Era Card Tricks 116
Unknown Die Geheimnisse des Thierkreises elaborate, mathematical selection procedure, translation by John WillmannAlso published here Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 1) 4
E. Leslie May The Fortune Telling Book two decks and two spectators, fortune-telling book with cards for each dates, selections match cards on birth date The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 40) 197
Des Colgan Diary Dice-Card card chosen by throwing a pair of dice, card in diary at that date matches prediction Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 9) 105
Philip T. Goldstein Another Birthday birthday number is counted from the deck and card predicted Notions 10
Philip T. Goldstein Another Birthday birthday number is counted from the deck and card predicted A Transatlantic Lecture 4
Bob Cassidy The Devil's Diary card at though of day is in envelope The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 296) 1477
Alex Elmsley The Book of Fortunes humorous presentation, selection derived at by "power-of-thought"-coincidence is predicted in book The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 347
Philip T. Goldstein The Diary Trick credit information and references Verbatim (Issue 4) 32
Karl Fulves Birthday Value, Birthday Suit two decks, reversed card in one deck, birthday count procedure with other deck to arrive at a "birthday card", it matches predictionRelated to Verbatim (Issue 3) 18
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 procedureRelated toVariations 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, tapestryVariations Crooked Tales 35
Simon Aronson Happy Birthday odd-backed card matches spectator's birthday card in date bookInspired by Simply Simon 96
Simon Aronson The Calendar Card card chosen by spectator matches card on spectator's birthday in calendar list Simply Simon 103
Simon Aronson Fate card freely chosen from range of twelve, then birthday named, then chart removed, using cross-index index Simply Simon 249
Michael Close The Birthday Book memorized deck Workers Number 5 156
Karl Fulves Open Season with repeat phase 13 Prophets 19
Sam Schwartz Devil's Date "Two Diary Tricks"
card listed in diary is only odd-backed card in deck
Related to Underworld (Issue 3) 40
Sam Schwartz Fate Accompli "Two Diary Tricks"
card listed in diary is only odd-backed
Underworld (Issue 3) 41
Karl Fulves The Tomorrow Card 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 Effortless Card Magic 69
Karl Fulves Cast A Card Day For Any Date 10
John Morgan The "Birthday" Book birthday book, shuffled deck one card freely selected L.I.N.T. - Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 83
Ted Danson It's a Date card in envelope, matches card written on birthdate in diary Come A Little Closer 27
Peter Duffie Centrifugal Diary spectator cuts off pile and counts court cards for month and either red or black number cards for day, forcing a day with a stack, word in calendar predicted Deck Direct 2
Tony Griffith The Bilton Diary Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 110
Peter Duffie Easy-Going Diary combined with name on back of cards New Inspirations 15
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson The Accidental Diary sixteen-card Unicycle Stack, using George Sands's "One to Eight" principle Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 70
Basil Horwitz Challenge Diary Body Language Test The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 5 31
Tony Griffith Rainbow Prediction birthday theme, prediction joker, card and also back, rainbow deck Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 46
Jack Avis A Variation on the Diary Trick red/blue double backer Rara Avis 46
Justin Higham Fate, Chance, Freewill featuring a multiple out forceVariations Best of Friends — Volume III 347
Lewis Jones Make My Day date chosen with cards, card in diary at that date matches prediction Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 150
Alexander de Cova, Patrick Page Der Kalendertrick Inspired by
  • "Old Moore's Diary" (Patrick Page)
Seminar-Leviten 11
Patrick Page, Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Ted Dansons' Diary Trick with two variations Magic Page by Page 96
Patrick Page, Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) The Ultimate Variation: Old Moore's Diary Related to
  • Arun Bonerjee's "Another Diary" in "Club 71" Easter, 2000. P. 67.
Magic Page by Page 99
Karl Fulves Kreskin's Diary odd-backed card in deck, any date named, they match in diary, method guessing from Kreskin's radio performance Prolix (Issue 9) 566
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.Related toVariations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 24