Why Celebrate Today? September 14, 2009

Btms^ for Monday, September 14.
Drink Forecast for Today (DF 4 2day): a Gibson Martini, named for “Gibson Girl” artist Charles Dana Gibson, born on this date in 1867.
Complimentary Sip and Sample Wines this week at Liquor Barns, Monday through Friday, 5 to 7 pm, Saturday 3 to 6 pm:
 – Alta Vista Classic Torrontes (white)
 – Alta Vista Classic Malbec (red)
On this date in…
1849 – Russian scientist Ivan Pavlov born…his name may ring a bell to your dog!
1867 – “Gibson Girl” artist Charles Dana Gibson born…preferred a pickled onion – rather than an olive or twist of lemon – in his Martinis!
1879 – Activist Margaret Sanger born.
1914 – Actor Clayton Moore born…to be the Lone Ranger!
1940 – Basketball coach Larry Brown born…to take 7 different teams to the playoffs.
1947 – Actor Sam Neill born…”Dead Calm” in “Jurassic Park”?
1948 – Ground breaking for the United Nations headquarters in NYC. How diplomatic!
1961 – Wendy Thomas born…Dave Thomas’ daughter and namesake of his chain of burger restaurants.
1964 – Actress Faith Ford born…to play the quirky “Corky Sherwood” on “Murphy Brown”!
1969 – Renaissance man Tyler Perry born…to a “House of Payne”?
1971 – Actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley born…on this date “According to Jim”!

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