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I'm a complete newbie with Outlook, and I thought I'd start easy by adding birthdays of friends to my calendar. MS has a tutorial on how to do this, but it seems to assume you know the year of a person's birth, and in many cases, I don't. Is there an easy way to say something like "January 2 is so-and-so's birthday" and have that information (in some form) appear on January 2 of any year I'm looking at?

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Simply add an event to your calendar with a yearly recurrence on the date of the birthday. You can set the options so there is no reminder and/or the time is shown as free.

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