Why Celebrate Today? August 18, 2009

Btms^ for Tuesday August 18, 2009.
Drink Forecast for Today (DF 4 2day): Jim Beam, in the Terry Farrell Firefighter Commemorative Bottle, to benefit firefighters everywhere & 2 toast 2 Dennis Leary (“Rescue Me”) 52nd b’day!   
Complimentary Sip & Sample WINES this week at ALL Liquor Barns! Today through Friday, 5-7 p.m., Saturday 3 to 6 p.m.: Altosur, Great NEW WINES from Argentina!
– Altosur Chardonnay 2008 Mendoza
– Altosur Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 Mendoza
New Keg Tapped @ Growler Heaven, Springhurst Liquor Barn: Brooklyn Brewery’s Sorachi Ale!
A Saisson-style brew, try a 2 ounce sample of Brooklyn’s Sorachi Ale for just 50 cents, or get a 64-ounce Growler Jug-full for 8.99.   
Get Your Growlers, Tap-Fresh Beer in 64 ounce jugs, at all 3 Liquor Barns in Louisville, and at the Beaumont (Harrodsburg Road) and Hamburg Liquor Barns in Lexington!
On this date in…
1872 – The 1st mail-order catalog issued by A.M. (Montgomery) Ward.
1904 – Make-up artist, manufacturer Max Factor born.
1927 – Former first lady Rosalynn Carter born.
1934 – Baseball player, humanitarian Roberto Clemente born, to play well AND do good!
1937 – Actor, director Robert Redford born, remembers “The Way We Were”.
1940 – Actor Frankie Avalon born, friend of Annette’s.
1943 – Actor, comedian Martin Mull, Martin Mull born, to star in “Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman”. 
1952 – Actor, dancer Patrick Swayze born, knowing “nobody puts Baby in the corner!”
1957 – Actor, comedian Dennis Leary born, to “Rescue Me”.
1962 – Peter, Paul & Mary released their 1st hit “If I Had a Hammer”.
1970 – Actor Malcolm Jamal Warner born, a “Cosby Show” kid.

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