Y Celebrate 2day? Dec 22, 2009

Btms^ for Tuesday, December 22.

 

Holiday Hours!

Open Christmas Eve from 9 am to 8 pm!

Closed Christmas Day

 

Open New Year’s Eve from 9 am to 12 Midnight,

New Year’s Day from 10 am to 6 pm.

 

Holiday Counts:

Just 2 shopping days and 3 days till Christmas!

9 nights till New Year’s Eve!

 

Drink 4cast 4 2day: Spaten Lager 2 toast 2 the reopening after 30 years  of Germany’s Brandenburg Gate between East and West Berlin 2day in 1989.

 

Celebrations on this date in…

 

1858 – Giacomo Puccini born…in Italy to compose the renowned operas La Boheme, Tosca, Madama Butterfly, Turandot and Gianni Schicci. Bravo!

1912 – Lady Bird Johnson born…to marry Lyndon Baines Johnson and be a First Lady.

1915 – Actress Barbara Billingsley born…to be June Cleaver in “Leave it to Beaver”.

1937 – The Lincoln Tunnel opened to traffic in NYC.

1944 – “Lefty” pitcher Steve Carlton born…to pitch for the Phillies, and win 4 Cy Young awards.

1945 – Journalist Diane Sawyer born…in Glasgow, KY and raised in Louisville!

1949 – Fraternal twins Robin and Maurice Gibbs were born…to be 2/3 of the BeeGees!

1962 – Actor Ralph Fiennes born…an “English Patient” on a “Quiz Show”, a “Constant Gardner” and Harry Potter’s ‘Lord Voldemort’.

 1965 – Director David Lean’s film “Dr. Zhivago” starring Omar Sharif and Julie Christie, premiered.

1984 – Madonna’s song “Like a Virgin” hit #1.

1989 – Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate between East and West Berlin reopened after 30 years.

Btms^

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