Y Celebrate 2day, Jan 26, 2010

Btms^ for Tuesday, January 26.
Drink 4cast 4 2day: Buffalo Trace Bourbon 2 celebrate the premier of David Mamet’s play “American Buffalo” 2day in 1976.
Y Celebrate 2day?
On this date in…
1837 – Michigan admitted to the Union as the 26th United State.
1880 – General Douglas MacArthur born…and shall return?
1905 – Maria Von Trapp born…to “The Sound of Music”?
1925 – Actor, director, philanthropist Paul Newman born…to “Picnic” with a “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” and the “Sweet Bird of Youth” to the “Color of Money” of “Newman’s Own”?
1929 – Cartoonist, playwright Jules Feiffer born…to commit “Little Murders” on the stage?
1941 – Actor Scott Glenn born…an “Urban Cowboy” with “The Right Stuff” to solve the “Silence of the Lambs”?”
1953 – Songwriter, singer Lucinda Williams born…to share “Passionate Kisses” and make tracks with her “Car Wheels on a Gravel Road”?
1955 – Musician Eddie Van Halen born…to make his guitar truly “Jump!”
1958 – Comedian, actress Ellen DeGeneres born…to chat us up!
1961 – Canadian Wayne Gretzky born…to be the NHL’s “Great One”!
1961 – Elvis Presley’s “Are You Lonesome Tonight?” hit #1 on the charts!
1976 – David Mamet’s play “American Buffalo” premiered.
1979 – Actress Sara Rue born…to be more than great in “Less Than Perfect”!
1980 – Mary Decker became the 1st woman to run the mile in under 4 minutes…you go girl!
1988 – Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Phantom of the Opera” 1st performance on Broadway…it ran for over 4,000 shows!  
1992 – The Americans with Disabilities Act went into effect ensuring equal access for all.

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