20 February 2009

Famous Day for Artists and Congressman to be Born

Today's Yogurt Flavors
Chocolate Decadence, World Class Vanilla, Butter Brickle,Pistachio, Pina Colada, and Orange Vanilla


Today’s Special-Sierra deLite Bars-$3.49 ( Limit 2)


1792 US postal service created
1861 Dept of Navy of Confederacy forms
1864 Civil War battle of Olustee, Florida
1869 Tenn Gov W C Brownlow declares martial law in Ku Klux Klan crisis
1872 Metropolitan Museum of Art opens (NYC)
1873 U of Calif gets its 1st Med School (UC/SF)
1923 Christy Mathewson becomes pres of Boston Braves
1941 1st transport of Jews to concentration camps leave Plotsk Poland
1941 Nazis order Polish Jews barred from using public transportation
1944 Batman & Robin comic strip premieres in newspapers
1952 1st black umpire in organized baseball certified (Emmett Ashford)



Births
1902 Ansel Adams, photographer (1966 ASMP Award)
1924 Gloria Vanderbilt, don't my jeans look great (poor little rich girl)
1924 Sidney Poitier, actor (Porgy & Bess, A Raisin in the Sun) or 1927
1925 Robert Altman, Kansas City MO, director (Nashville, M*A*S*H)
1955 Kelsey Grammer, Virgin Islands, actor (Fraiser Crane-Cheers/Fraiser)
1967 Kurt Cobain, rock vocalist (Pearl Jam)/husband of Courtney Love
1927 Erma Bombeck, Dayton Ohio, humorist (Grass is Always Greener...)
1931 Larry Hagman, TV actor (I Dream of Jeannie, Dallas)
1934 Rue McClanahan, Healdton Okla, actress (Maude, Golden Girls)
1936 Barbara Jordan, Houston, Tx, (Rep-D-Tx, 1972-78)
1940 John Lewis, (Rep-D-Georgia)






Ok, this one is for my daughter who loves "Blanche". What woman would not want to be as sexy, lucky, spunky, and vibrant as Blanche Devereaux from Golden Girls at her age of (40????). Happy Birthday, Rue.!I am soooo jealous!

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