Y Celebrate 2day 1/06/2010

Btms^ for Wednesday, January 6.
Drink 4cast 4 2day: Coffee w/ Kahlua, a spirited winter warmer for this cold January day of Epiphany.
Celebrations on this date in…
1367 – Richard II of England born….knowing “the ripest fruit falls first”?
1838 – Samuel Morse 1st successful demo of his electric telegraph…dot that dash!
1878 – Poet, historian Carl Sandburg born…to wax poetic about Chicago and historically about Lincoln on the Prairie and during the War.
1883 – Khalil (or Kahlil) Gibran born…to give us the words of “The Prophet”.
1893 – Washington, D.C’s National Cathedral was chartered by Congress.
1907 – Maria Montessori opened her 1st school and day care for working class children, in Rome.
1912- New Mexico became the 47th United State.
1912- Actor, producer, philanthropist Danny Thomas born…to “Make Room for Daddy” and found St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis.
1929 – Musician Earl Scruggs born…to have a “Foggy Mountain Breakdown” on the Banjo!
1931 – Writer E.L. Doctorow born…to do “Ragtime”.
1937 – Football coach, commentator Lou Holtz born.
1944 – Actress Bonnie Franklin born…to live “One Day at a Time”!
1954 – Anthony Minghella born…”Truly, Madly, Deeply” to direct “The English Patient” and “The Talented Mr. Ripley”.
1957 – LPGA great Nancy Lopez born…to soar with birdies and eagles?
1960 – PGA’s Paul Azinger born…to go for the green! 
1960 – Chef Nigella Lawson born…to be a “Domestic Goddess” with “Nigella Bites”!
1963 – “Oliver!” opened in NYC, and ran for 774 performances…please sir, may I have some more?
1968 – The Beatles “Magical Mystery Tour” album went #1, and remained there for 8 weeks.
1970 – TV’s Julie Chen born…on “The Early Show” with “Big Brother”!
1973 – “Schoolhouse Rock” premiered on ABC with “Multiplication Rock”…”Conjunction Junction” would come later!
1975 – “Wheel of Fortune” premiered on NBC….let’s spin the wheel.

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