Y Celebrate 2Day? March 30, 2010

Btms^ for Tuesday, March 30.
 
Drink 4Cast 4 2Day: a Van Gogh Vodka Martini, 2 celebrate the Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh, born 2day in 1853.
 
Y Celebrate 2Day?
On this date in…
 
 
1995 – Playwright Tom Stoppard’s “Arcadia” open in NYC…and ran for 204 performances.
1987 – Vincent Van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” sold…for $39.7 million dollars.
1980 – Playwright Mark Medoff’s “Children of a Lesser God” premiered in
NYC.
1979 – Singer, songwriter Norah Jones born…to “Come Away with Me” and we “Don’t Know Why”?
1968 – Canadian singer Celine Dion born…with “The Power of Love” so “My Heart will go On” because “That’s the Way it Is”?
1964 – Singer, songwriter Tracy Chapman born…to “Give Me One Reason” to riding in a “Fast Car”?
1957 – Comedian, actor Paul Reiser born…in a “Diner” to be “Mad About You”?
1954 – Canada’s 1st subway line opened…along Yonge Street in Toronto.
1950 – Scottish actor Robbie Coltrane born…”Crackers” as “Hagrid” in the Harry Potter films?
1945 – Guitarist, singer, songwriter Eric Clapton born…with a ‘slowhand’ for “Layla” who looked “Wonderful Tonight” and to shed “Tears in Heaven”?
1943 – Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” opened in NYC…OK!
1937 – Actor, director Warren Beatty born…so “Heaven Can Wait” for “Bonnie & Clyde” during a “Shampoo” for “Reds”?
1909 – The Queensboro Bridge, a/k/a the 59th Street Bridge opened…connecting the NYC boroughs of Queens and Manhattan.
1880 – Irish dramatist Sean O’Casey born…in “The Shadow of a Gunman” with “The Plough and the Stars” for “Juno and the Paycock”?
1867 – Alaska was purchased for $7.2 million dollars by U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward.
1858 – The pencil with an attached eraser was patented…make no mistake, it got to the point!
1853 – Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh was born…on “The Starry Night” filled with “Irises” and “Sunflowers”?
1842 – Anesthesia was used for the 1st time in an operation by Dr. Crawford Long….what a pain! 
1822 – The Florida Territory was created in the U.S….the Sunshine Territory?
1746 – Spanish artist Francisco Goya born….to be an Old Master?
 
Btms^

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