Why Celebrate Today? August 4, 2009

Btms^ For Tuesday August 4, 2009.
Drink Forecast for Today (DF 4 2day): Purple Haze from Abita Brewing to toast to Prince’s “Purple Rain”  which hit  #1 today in 1984.
Complimentary Sip & Sample Wines this Week at All Liquor Barns, Tuesday to Friday, 5 to 7 pm, Saturday 3 to 6 pm:
– Veglio Moscato d’Asti
– Rokyjam Cabernet Sauvignon 
Chocolate Connoisseurs Know!
Liquor Barn has the finest and largest array of world-class chocolates in the state of Kentucky. Check out our Chocolates on your next visit to the Barns, you will be amazed!   
On this date in…
1792 – Poet Percy Shelley born.
1821 – Designer Louis Vuitton born.
1821 – 1st edition of the Saturday Evening Post published, closed in 1969.
1830 – Plans for the city of Chicago laid out.
1855 – John Bartlett published “Familiar Quotations”.
1901 – Musician Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong born, to ‘say to myself, what a wonderful world’?
1920 – Journalist Helen Thomas born, in Winchester, Ky.
1927 – The Peace Bridge, between the US and Canada opened.
1929 – Jones Beach in NY opened.
1944 – Actor, comedian Richard Belzer born, to keep “Law & Order”?
1945 – Golfer Byron Nelson set record for most tourneys won, 18, in a single season.
1955 – Actor, screenwriter, musician Billy Bob Thornton born, to be a good ‘Bad Santa’?
1956 – Elvis released “Hound Dog”. Woof!
1956 – Business entrepreneur Meg Whitman born, get her gift on E-Bay!
1961 – US President Barack Obama born, in Hawaii.
1962 – Baseballer Roger Clemens born.
1968 – Actor Daniel Dae Kim born, “Lost” on the island?
1969 – Willie Stargill was the first to hit a homer outside Dodger Stadium.
1971 – Race car drive Jeff Gordon born, to race around?
1977 – President Jimmy Carter created the Department of Energy.
1984- Prince’s album “Purple Rain” hit #1.

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