Y Celebrate 2Day? April 23, 2010

Btms^ for Friday, April 23…TGIF!
Drink 4Cast 4 2Day: Rogue’s Shakespeare Stout 2 toast 2 the Bard on his observed birthday, 2day in 1564. “He was not of an age, but for all ages.”
Oaks Day at the Downs is Friday, April 30th when the Fillies run!

Derby Countdown: We’re now just 8 days away to the Run for the Roses on Saturday, May 1st at the 136th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky!
With over 200 Bourbons and Whiskeys, 2 tons of Official Derbyware, Walk-In Humidors filled with hundreds of world-class cigars, and a world of great wines…Liquor Barn is your Ultimate Oaks Day & Derby Party Source!
Enjoy Complimentary Wine & Cheese Samples 2day from 5 to 7 pm at The Barns!

Y Celebrate 2Day? On this date in…
1992 – The 1st McDonald’s opened in China…yes, they wanted fries with that!
1990 – Actor Dev Patel born…to be a “Slumdog Millionaire”?
1977 – Actor, political adviser Kal Penn born…to be a doctor in the “House” and as “Kumar” to have adventures with his friend “Harold” before going to work in the Obama White House!
1974 – Actor Barry Watson born…in “Seventh Heaven” and to wonder “Samantha Who?”
1967 – Actress Melina Kankarades born…a “Guiding Light” in “Providence” before becoming a “CSI” in “NY”?
1961 – George Lopez born…to be an aptly named actor/comedian and talk-show host on the “George Lopez” shows!
1960 – Actress Valerie Bertinelli born…to take life “One Day at a Time”?
1954 – Film maker, activist Michael Moore to make documentaries… with “Roger and Me” and go “Bowling for Columbine”?
1954 – Hammerin’ Hank Aaron hit his 1st home run…on his way to his record 755 homers!
1936 – Singer, songwriter extraordinaire Roy Orbison born…”singing for the lonely” in “Only the Lonely” and “Crying” and “Running Scared” for “Claudette” his real-life “Oh, Pretty Woman” “In Dreams” till “It’s Over”?  
1932 – Fashion’s Halston born…to be a real designing man with #2 selling perfume of all time. (Designing woman Chanel’s #5 is #1.)
1928 – Actress, singer, diplomat Shirley Temple (Black) born…a “Curly Top” with “Bright Eyes” singing on “The Good Ship Lollipop” to “The Little Princess”?
1899 – Author Vladimir Nabakov born…to create “Lolita” near a “Pale Fire”?
1791 – James Buchanan born…to be the 15th U.S. President.
1775 – Artist J.M.W. Turner born…to be an English Romantic Landscape artist renowned as the “painter of light”?
1635 – The 1st public school in the U.S. opened in Boston.
1597 – The Merry Wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare had its 1st performance, with Queen Elizabeth I in attendance…applause, applause!
1564 – Playwright, poet William Shakespeare birthdate observed…”As You Like it” in a “Hamlet” during “A Midsummer’s Night Dream” to enjoy “A Comedy of Errors” and tell “A Winter’s Tale” of “The Tempest” to “Romeo & Juliet” which was “Much Ado About Nothing” because “All’s Well That Ends Well”?  As Ben Johnson said of Shakespeare and his immense body of work  “He was not of an age, but for all ages.”

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