Y Celebrate 2Day? Feb. 14, 2010

Bottoms UP ^ for Feb. 14 & Happy Valentine’s Day!

 

Liquor Barns are open from 1 pm to 9 pm today!

We have a great array of fine chocolates and greeting cards, champagne and spirits for your special someone!

 

Drink 4Cast 4 2Day: Cape Diamond Merlot, from Oregon winemaker Ken Wright, 2 celebrate Valentine’s Day & Oregon becoming the 33rd state 2day in 1859!

 

Y Celebrate 2Day: It’s St. Valentine’s Day!

 

On this date in…

1818 – Frederick Douglass born…to escape slavery and be an abolitionist, writer and orator for equality for all.

1849 – James Knox Polk became the 1st serving U.S. President to have his photograph taken, in NYC by Matthew Brady…we wonder if he smiled and said “cheese”?

1859 – Oregon is admitted as the 33rd United State.

1859 – George W.F. Ferris, Jr. born…to be an engineer and inventor of the Ferris Wheel…whee!

1894 – Actor, comedian Jack Benny born…to play his violin, badly and for big laughs on radio and TV!

1895 – Playwright Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” opened in London.

1912 – Arizona became the 48th United State in America.

1924 – IBM (International Business Machines) was founded…go Big Blue!

1934 – Actress Florence Henderson born…to be with a Bunch of Brady’s?

1941 – Carson McCullers “Reflections in a Golden Eye” published.

1942 – Businessman, politician Michael Bloomberg born…to be Mayor of NYC, as noted in the “Bloomberg Report”?

1944 – Journalist Carl Bernstein born…to investigate “All the President’s Men” with co-worker Bob Woodward at the Washington Post, and to give his former wife Nora Ephron “Heartburn”?

1945 – Actor, dancer Gregory Hines born…with his toes tapping!

1948 – Illusionist Teller born…to be Penn Jillette’s silent partner on stage?

1959 – Opera singer Renee Fleming born…to hit all the high notes, and to do so beautifully!

1960 – Jim Kelly born…to be a QB in the NFL.

1962 – US 1st Lady Jacqueline Kennedy took TV viewers on a tour of the White House.

1967 – Singer Aretha Franklin recorded her hit song…”R-E-S-P-E-C-T”!

1972 – Drew Bledsoe born…to be another QB in the NFL.

1972 – Singer, songwriter Rob Thomas born…to be “Smooth” and “Lonely No More” when he gave “Her Diamonds”?

 

Btms^

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