Y Celebrate 2Day? May 16

Bottoms UP for Sunday May 16
(Btms^ 4 Sun 5/16)
 
Liquor Barns are open today from 1 pm to 9 pm!
 
Drink 4Cast 4 2Day: a Martini, shaken, not stirred 2 toast 2 Brosnan, Pierce Brosnan (Bond, James Bond), born in Ireland 2day in 1953. 
 
You are cordially invited to a GREAT WINE TASTING EVENT… In Lexington, Next Saturday! @ Lexington Opera Society’s Prelude! May 22: A Grand Night for Wine, Food & Song! on May 22, 2010 at 6:30 pm, Singletary Center for the Arts, Sponsored by Liquor Barn and Bryant’s Rent-All.
 
Featuring Live and Silent Auctions, 30 World-Class Wines will be sampled, hors d’oeuvres, song samplings from upcoming “It’s a Grand Night for Music!” Tickets: $100 p/p, Groups of 4 or more: $75 p/p, Junior tickets (ages 21-39) $50 p/p. Reservations and info: 859-533-3443
 
Watch WKYT-TV, Tuesday May 18 from 12:30 to 1 pm…when Liquor Barn’s Michael Sorg, UK Opera’s Everett McCorvey, and Lexington Opera Society’s Brian Tremain will be featured in a segment about the Prelude Wine Event, with WKYT anchors Barbara Bailey and Bill Bryant!
 
Y Celebrate 2Day?
On this date in…
 
1986 – The film “Top Gun” premiered…starring Kelly McGillis, Anthony Edwards, Tom Skerritt, Val Kilmer and, oh yeah, Tom Cruise!
1986 – Actress Megan Fox born…a “Transformer” to make “Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen”?
1985 – Michael Jordon name NBA Rookie of the Year!
1966 – The Beach Boys releases their seminal album “Pet Sounds”…”Wouldn’t it Be Nice”?
1966 – Singer, actress Janet Jackson born…to have “Control” in the “Good Times” and get “Poetic Justice” when “Nasty”?
1965 – SpaghettiO’s were introduced!
1964 – NBA star, TV host, actor John Salley born…to be a Piston in Detroit, to co-host the ‘best damn sports show’ on TV, and make “Confessions of a Shopaholic”?
1955 – Actress Debra Winger born…to an “Urban Cowboy” with “Terms of Endearment” for “An Officer and a Gentleman” in the “Shadowlands” with “Rachel Getting Married” under a “Sheltering Sky” “Sometimes in April”?
1955 – Olympic gymnast Olga Korbut born…to be a “10”?
1953 – Irish actor Pierce Brosnan born…made of “Remington Steele” to portray Bond, James Bond and “Mamma Mia” was he “The Matador” to “The Tailor of Panama”?!?
1948 – Chaim Weizmann was elected the 1st president of Israel. Shalom.
1947 – Award-winning journalist Bob Edwards born in Louisville, KY… to host NPR’s “Morning Edition” and “All Things Considered” and now the “Bob Edwards Show” on satellite radio.
1929 – The 1st Academy Awards were handed out.
1928 – MLB’s Billy Martin born…to kick up a little dirt as the 5X Manager of the NY Yankees?
1919 – Pianist, entertainer Liberace born…to tickle the ivories?
1906 – “Curious George” Illustrator, co-author Margaret Rey born…with a big yellow hat?
1905 – Actor Henry Fonda born…”On Golden Pond” “Once Upon a Time in the West” as “Young Mr. Lincoln” to be “Fail-Safe” as “Mister Roberts” and experience “The Grapes of Wrath” as Tom Joad?
1866 – Root Beer was invented…by Charles Elmer Hires!
 
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