Books·Jul 31, 2015Happy J.K. Rowling And Harry Potter Birthday Day!Accio birthday cake!by Jarry LeeBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Dan Meth / BuzzFeed Today we're celebrating the 50th birthday of our favorite ~magical~ author and the 35th birthday of our favorite fictional character! Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Warner Bros. We've all learned some very important lessons from reading the series. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Warner Bros. And we probably wouldn't be the same people we are today if we hadn't had Harry Potter in our lives. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Warner Bros. So happy birthday, J.K. and Harry! Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Warner Bros. The Queen took to Twitter to personally thank her fans: J.K. Rowling @jk_rowling Thank you so much to everyone wishing Harry and me a happy birthday! I'm having a wonderful time in the sun with family and friends. xxxxx 12:08 PM - 31 Jul 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite For even more Harry Potter fun, check out our Harry Potter Feed!