Why Celebrate Today? November 13, 2009

Btms^ for Friday, November 13. TGIF!
 
Drink 4cast 4 2day: Ouzo, the anise-flavored Greek spirit 2 toast 2 Greece adopting its’ new Constitution 2day in 1864.
 
On this date in…
 
1160 – Louis VII of France married Adele of Champagne…here’s a toast with tiny Champagne bubbles!
1850 – Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson born…on “Treasure Island” to tell the “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”?
1856 – Louis Brandeis was born…in Louisville, Kentucky to become a renowned US Supreme Court Justice.
1864 – The new Constitution of Greece was adopted.
1895 – The 1st canned pineapple was shipped out from Hawaii.
1934 – Director, producer, actor Garry Marshall was born…knowing a “Pretty Woman” and a “Runaway Bride”! Oh “Happy Days”!
1940 – Walt Disney released “Fantasia”...how fantastic!
1947 – Actor Joe Mantegna born…with “Criminal Minds” to win the Tony in David Mamet’s “Glengarry Glen Ross”!
1954 – Actor Chris Noth was born…to be “Mr. Big” in Sex & The City, and to keep (or break) “Law and Order” for “The Good Wife”?
1967 – Actor Steve Zahn born…to go “Riding in Cars with Boys” and to do “That Thing You Do” and reside near Lexington, Kentucky!
1967 – Jimmy Kimmel born…to host his own hilarious TV show!
1997 – “The Lion King” opened in NYC at the New Amsterdam Theatre…it’s good to be King!  
BTMS^

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