Why Celebrate Today? September 5, 2009

Btms^ for Saturday, September 5.
Here’s to a great 3-day weekend, with all Liquor Barns open Saturday till 12 midnight, Sunday from 1 pm to 9 pm, and on Labor Day (Monday) from 9 am to 10 pm.
Drink Forecast for Today (DF 4 2day): Jack Daniel’s Whiskey, 2 toast to The Man himself, on his birthday!

Complimentary Sip & Sample Wines at all 6 Liquor Barns, Saturday, 3 to 6 pm:
 – Graham Beck Chardonnay
 – Cookoothama Cabernet/Merlot
Complimentary Spirits Sampling 2day @ ALL LBs from 3 – 6 pm:
– Don Julio Tequila
Buy a Try Beer Sampling @ All Liquor Barns, Saturday, 3-6 pm Five American-style Octoberfest Beers! Great Lakes Octoberfest, Harpoon Octoberfest, Brooklyn Oktoberfest, Schlafly Oktoberfest and Left Hand Oktoberfest. Just 50 cents each or you can buy a try of all five for just two bucks!
On this date in…
Today is the Football Season openers for both the Cats and the Cards!  Cheers to the University of Kentucky as they take on Miami (of Ohio) at noon today in Cincinnati, and to the University of Louisville tonight at 7:30 pm when they host Indiana State at home! 
In either 1846 or 1850 – Jasper Newton Daniel, better known as “Jack” Daniel, a distiller of some renown, was born! We’ll drink to that!
1882 – 1st US Labor Day Parade held, in NYC.
1929 – Comedian, actor Bob Newhart born, with funny bones!
1937 – Actor William Devane born.
1939 – Actor George Lazenby born, to be Bond “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” just once!
1940 – Actress Raquel Welch born, “One Million Years B.C.”?
1945 – Rocker Al Stewart born, in “The Year of the Cat”?
1946 – Rocker Freddie Mercury born, a “Bohemian Rhapsody” indeed!
1950 – “Cathy” cartoonist Cathy Guisewite born, to be in the funny papers!
1951 – Actor Michael Keaton born, to be “Mr. Mom”?
1958 – WKPC-TV, Channel 15 (PBS) in Louisville began broadcasting, congratulations!
1979 – Canada’s 1st gold bullion coin went on sale, in mint condition!

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