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Tom Hanks Surprises Woman By Singing Her ‘Happy Birthday’

Mar 19, 2019, 3:59 PM | Updated: Jun 8, 2022, 5:14 pm
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 26: Tom Hanks attends "The Circle" Premiere at the BMCC Tribeca PAC on April 2...
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 26: Tom Hanks attends "The Circle" Premiere at the BMCC Tribeca PAC on April 26, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)
(Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Tom Hanks surprised a New Mexico woman celebrating her birthday at an Albuquerque restaurant when he treated her to a special performance of “Happy Birthday.”

KRQE-TV in Albuquerque reports the Oscar winner surprised Samantha Aragon over the weekend while she was feasting with friends at a steakhouse.

Aragon says it was probably the best 12 seconds of her life.

She says she noticed people taking sneaky selfies with Hanks and kept dropping hints that she would like the actor to sing to her. Hanks eventually walked over to her table and fulfilled her wish.

Hanks is in Albuquerque filming a sci-fi drama titled “Bios.” He’s been tweeting photos of New Mexico.

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Tom Hanks Surprises Woman By Singing Her ‘Happy Birthday’