Y Celebrate 2day, Jan 29, 2010

Btms^ for Friday, January 29, TGIF!
Drink 4Cast 4 2Day: Lindeman’s Kriek (Cherry) Lambic Beer 2 celebrate Anton Chekhov (playwright, The Cherry Orchard) born 2day in 1860.
Y Celebrate?
On this date in…
1728 – John Gay’s “Beggar’s Opera” premiered in London. (One of our favorite quotes “From Wine, What Sudden Friendships Spring” is by John Gay!)
1754 – Moses Cleaveland born…to found Cleveland, Ohio.
1943 – William McKinley born in Ohio…to be the 25th U.S. President, and was on the $500 bill.
1850 – Lexington’s Henry Clay introduced the Compromise of 1950 to the U.S. Congress.
1854 – “The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe was published, in the NY Evening Mirror.
1860 – Russian playwright, doctor Anton Chekhov born…in “The Cherry Orchard” with “Three Sisters”, “Uncle Vanya” and “The Seagull”?
1880 – Comedian, actor W.C. Fields born…to be the “Man on the Flying Trapeze” with “My Little Chickadee” to “Never Give a Sucker an Even Break”?
1923 – Oscar winning screenwriter Paddy Chayefsky was born…at the “Network” with his friend “Marty”?
1945 – Actor Tom Selleck born…to be “Friends” with “Three Men & a Baby”
and work as a P.I. named “Magnum”?
1947 – Playwright Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons” premiered in NYC.
1954 – Media titan Oprah Winfrey born…loves the “Color Purple”!
1959 – Walt Disney’s animated film “Sleeping Beauty” released.
1960 – Olympian Greg Louganis born…to dive gracefully in to the deep end of the pool!
1964 – Film director Stanley Kubrick’s “Dr. Strangelove” (or “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb”) was released.
1966 – The musical “Sweet Charity” opened in NYC…and ran for 608 performances.
1968 – Actor, director Edward Burns born…a “Brother McMullen” to know “She’s the One” with “27 Dresses” and an “Entourage”?
1982 – Singer, American Idol runner-up Adam Lambert born…”For Your Entertainment”?
1987 – “Down Under” by Men at Work hit #1 on the UK Pop charts.

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