Y Celebrate 2Day? April 19, 2010

Btms^ for Monday, April 19.
Derby Countdown: Just 13 days till they Run for the Roses at the 136th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky! Liquor Barn is your Ultimate Oaks Day and Derby Party Source!
Drink 4Cast 4 2Day: Great Lakes Brewing’s Eliot Ness Amber Lager, to honor Mr. Ness, born 2B “Untouchable” 2day in 1903.
Y Celebrate? On this date in…
1987 – “The Simpson’s” premiered…as a short cartoon on “The Tracey Ullman Show”. They scored big with a “Homer”…d’oh!
1982 – NASA announced Sally Ride would be the first U.S. female astronaut and Guinon Bluford the first U.S. African-American astronaut in space aboard teh Space Shuttles!
1979 – Actress Kate Hudson born…”Almost Famous” as “You, Me, & Dupree” for “Raising Helen” to be a “Nine” and have “Bride Wars” for a piece of “Fools Gold”?
1978 – Actor James Franco born…to hang with “Freaks & Geeks” and “Spiderman” aboard the “Pineapple Express” and got “Milk”?
1968 – Actress Ashley Judd born…”Where the Heart Is” to be the UK Men’s Basketball team’s most famous fan while being in “Double Jeopardy” and taking the “Heat” during “A Time to Kill” with the “Sisters” who “Kiss the Girls” and shared the “Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood” with “Simon Birch”?
1967 – Songwriter, singer Dar Williams born…in “The Honesty Room”?
1946 – Actor, singer Tim Curry born…to “Spamalot” and give us a “Clue” who was “Home Alone 2” with “Annie”…it was “Dr. Frank N. Furter” in The Rocky Horror Picture Show! So, Let’s do the Time Warp Again!
1945 – Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical “Carousel” opened on Broadway in NYC…and went around for 890 performances so “You’ll Never Walk Alone”!
1940 – Songwriter Bobby Russell was born…with “Little Green Apples” and “Honey” (see the tree….) on “The Nights the Lights Went Out in Georgia”?
1935 – Actor, comedian, pianist Dudley Moore born…”Beyond the Fringe” to score a “10” and experience “Foul Play” as “Arthur”?
1903 – American lawman Eliot Ness born…to lead “The Untouchables” against Al Capone! Did you know Margaret Conway, mother of Great Lakes Brewery founders Patrick and Daniel Conway, was Eliot Ness’ stenographer? Now you do, and we’ll drink to them all.
1770 – Explorer James Cook first laid eyes on Australia…Land ahoy, mate! 

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