Y Celebrate 2Day? Feb. 16, 2010

Btms^ for Fat Tuesday (a/k/a Mardi Gras) Feb. 16.
Drink 4Cast 4 2Day: Mardi Gras Bock from Louisiana’s Abita Brewing Company…let the good times roll!  
YES! All Liquor Barns in Lexington and Louisville are open today!
Y Celebrate 2Day?
It’s Mardi Gras (French for Fat Tuesday), the last day of feasting before Lent begins on Ash Wednesday.
On this date in…
1883 – The Ladies Home Journal began publishing.
1903 – Ventriloquist Edgar Bergen born…to give voice to his dummy Charlie McCarthy, and be papa to daughter Candace Bergen.
1909 – Actor Hugh Beaumont born…to “Leave it to Beaver”?
1926 – British film director John Schlesinger born…a “Midnight Cowboy” on “the Day of the Locust” and a “Marathon Man” on “Sunday Bloody Sunday”?
1932 – The 1st patent for a tree was issued to James Markham, for a peach tree.
1935 – Singer, politician Sonny Bono born…and “The Beat Goes On”?
1937 – Nylon was patented by Wallace H. Carothers.
1957 – Actor LeVar Burton born..to discover his “Roots” under the “Reading Rainbow”  to “Star Trek” with “The Next Generation”?
1958 – Actor, rapper Ice-T born…to keep “Law & Order” in the “SVU”?
1959 – John McEnroe born…to be a tennis ace!
1961 – Guitarist Andy Taylor born…”Hungry Like the Wolf” with Duran Duran?
1968 – The first 9-1-1 Emergency Telephone System went into effect, in Haleyville, Alabama.

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