Why Celebrate August 22

Bottoms UP (Btms^) for Sunday, August 22.

Yes! Liquor Barn and Liquor Barn Express stores are Open Sundays, from 1 pm to 9 pm.

Drink 4Cast 4 2Day: Parrot Mountain Malbec, 2 toast 2 Canadian writer Annie Proulx (“Brokeback Mountain”) born 2day in 1935.

Y Celebrate 2Day? On this date in…

1989 – Baseball great Nolan Ryan became the 1st MLB pitcher to record 5,000 strikeouts.

1975- McNichols Sports Arena opened…in Denver!

1970 – Chef Giada De Laurentiis born…to be Food Network star.

1964 – “Where Did Our Love Go” by the Supremes hit #1.

1964 – Swedish tennis ace Mats Vilander born…to win 7 Grand Slam titles!

1963 – Singer, songwriter Tori Amos born…”Under the Pink?

1941 – NFL’s Bill Parcells born…to coach the Giants, Patriots, Jets, Cowboys…!

1940 – Actress Valerie Harper born…to be a star as “Rhoda”!

1935 – Canadian writer E. Annie Proulx born…on “Brokeback Mountain” to tell “The Shipping News”?

1920 – Writer Ray Bradbury born…to be hot with “Fahrenheit 451” and “The Martian Chronicles”?

1902 – Theodore Roosevelt became the 1st US President to ride in an automobile…it was the 1st presidential motorcade?

1901 – Cadillac Motor Company was founded…Bruce Springsteen’s song  “Pink Cadillac” came along many years later.

1893 – Writer Dorothy Parker born…to be a “Constant Reader” and give ’em “Enough Rope” with her wit?

1862 – French composer Claude Debussy born…to make quite an “impression” with his music!


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