Y Celebrate 2Day? March 24, 2010

Btms^ for Wednesday, March 24th — Over the hump day!
Drink 4Cast 4 2Day: a shot of Bulleit Bourbon, 2 celebrate actor Steve McQueen, born 2day in 1930.
Cheers 2 Big Blue of KY Thursday night when they take on Cornell’s Big Red in the Sweet 16!
Y Celebrate 2day?
On this date in…
1992 – Playwright Neil Simon’s “Jakes’ Women” opened in NYC…starring Alan Alda as “Jake”.
1980 – The Louisville Cardinals beat UCLA 59-54 to win the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship…cheers 2 the Cards!
1976 – QB Peyton Manning born…to be a Colt in Indianapolis and a 3x NFL MVP, so far!
1970 – Actress Lara Flynn Boyle born…with “The Practice” on “Twin Peaks”?
1955 – Playwright Tennessee Williams’ “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” opened in NYC…to be an instant classic with Brick, Maggie the Cat , Big Daddy and Momma, and the no-neck monsters. It won Williams his 2nd Pulitzer for Drama. He’d previously won for “A Streetcar Named Desire”.
1949 – Singer, songwriter, producer Nick Lowe born….to be “Cruel to be Kind” and ask (What’s so Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding?”
1944 – Singer Patti LaBelle born.
1940 – Bob Mackie born…to be a real Designing Man for Carol Burnett, Cher and many more!
1937 – The National Gallery of Art was established by Congress….picture that!
1930 – Actor, race car driver Steve McQueen born…to be “The King of Cool” in “Bullitt”, “The Great Escape”, “Magnificent Seven”, “Le Mans”, “The Sand Pebbles”, “The Thomas Crown Affair”…
1911 – Animator Joesph Barbera born…to team with friend William Hanna and bring us “The Flintstones”, “The Jetsons”, “Scooby-Doo”….
1896 – A. A. Popov made the 1st radio signal transmission in history….before it was “Radio Nowhere”?
1894 – Harry Houdini born…to be a great escape artist?

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