Al Roker Turns 59, Today Tries To Get Him Trending With Vines, Hashtags


Al Roker birthday

Al Roker’s birthday is today, according to Wikipedia and a bunch of Vines and tweets disseminated by his Today co-anchors.

As Awkward Al celebrates his 59th year on this planet (he’s not due back on Nibiru until he turns 65), his colleagues were quick to remind us that here’s the guy you can rely on for laughs, awkward poop stories, and oversleeping.

“Here’s to many more years of laughs, early morning Vines, A-Team references…but perhaps not oversleeping,” the Today team writes.

They also chose to celebrate Al Roker’s birthday with a Vine …

… and the A-Team theme song:

They managed to get him trending on Yahoo, but he hasn’t quite broken into the Twitter Top 10 yet.

Twitter trends

If you think that Al Roker’s birthday is more important than violent video games, NSYNC’s possible reunion, and the death of an iconic author, you can send him your b-day wishes using the hashtag #RokerBDay.

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Dusten Carlson
Dusten has written for web and print and currently spends his time working on his upcoming graphic novel. He is also almost 30 and still has all of his hair.

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