Y Celebrate 2day! Dec 30, 2009

Btms^ for Wednesday, December 30.

Just one night till New Year’s Eve!

We’re open NY Eve from 9 am to 12 Midnight,

and New Year’s Day, 10 am – 6 pm

Drink 4cast 4 2day: a Bellini, Italian Prosecco w/ splash of Peach Nectar, 2 prep 4 New Year’s Eve!  

Celebrations on this date in…

1817 – The first coffee was planted in Hawaii…three cheers to Kona!

1865 – Writer, poet Rudyard Kipling born…to be the youngest recipient ever of the Novel Prize for Literature (in 1907, at the age of 42) for “The Jungle Book”, “The Man Who Would Be King”,  “Gunga Din”, “Kim” and the much-loved poem “If…”

1879 – Gilbert & Sullivan’s “Pirates of Penzance” premiered.

1910 – Author, composer Paul Bowles born…under “The Sheltering Sky”?

1924 – Edwin Hubble announce the existence of other galaxies…far, far away!

1935 – Baseball great Sandy Koufax born…to pitch left-handed for the Dodgers in Brooklyn and L.A.!

1942 – Michael Nesmith born…to be a “Monkee”.

1945 – Davy Jones born…to be a “Monkee” too!

1946 – Musician Patti Smith born…”Because the Night” to be the “Godmother of Punk”?

1947 – Musician, songwriter, producer Jeff Lynne born…to light up ELO and be a Traveling Wilbury?

1953 – Journalist Meredith Vieira born…”TODAY” on NBC?

1957 – Journalist Matt Lauer born..”TODAY” on NBC, too?

1959 – Actress, comedian Tracey Ullman born….to “take on” any role?

1964 – Playwright Edward Albee’s “Tiny Alice” premiered.

1967 – The Beatles “Hello Goodbye” hit #1.

1975 – Golfer Tiger Woods born.

1981 – Wayne Gretzky scored NHL record 50 goals in the 39th game of the season.

1984 – Basketball’s LeBron James born…to be a Cavalier!


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