09 February 2009

Valentine Day Countdown !

Today's Flavors

Chocolate Decadence, World Class Vanilla, Toffee Coffee, Roasted Almond, and Vanilla Malt

Flavors Coming-up

Toffee Nut
Carmel Fudge

Remember that Valentines Day is this Saturday , Feb 14 th. Do not wake up Saturday morning empty handed. Its not like a weekday when you can get your sweetie something on the way home from work. Valentine goodies are clearly a good investment when there are so few sure things out there now. Small chocolate assortments starting as low as $ 8.99


Today in History
1918 Army chaplain school organizes at Ft Monroe Va
1941 Nazi collaborators destroy pro-Jewish caf‚ Alcazar Amsterdam (Alcazar refused to hang "No Entry for Jews" signs in front of cafe)
1942 Daylight Savings War Time goes into effect in US
1953 "Adventures of Superman" TV series premieres in syndication
1964 1st appearance of Beatles on "Ed Sullivan Show" (73.7 million viewers)
1971 Satchel Paige becomes 1st negro-league player elected to baseball HOF








Births
1773 William Henry Harrison, Va, (Whigs) 9th Pres (March 4-April 4, 1841)
1909 Dean Rusk, US Secretary of State (1961-69)
1923 Norman E Shumway, Mich, pioneer cardiac transplant surgeon
1928 Roger Mudd, Wash DC, news ancher (CBS Weekend News, NBC Evening News)
1940 Smokey Robinson, rocker (& Miracles-Tears of Clown)
1942 Carole King, [Klein], Brooklyn NY, pianist/singer (Tapestry)
1943 Joe Pesci, Newark NJ, actor (Half Nelson, Goodfellas)
1944 Alice Walker, US, novelist (Color Purple, Meridian)
1960 Peggy A Whitson, Mt Ayr Iowa, PhD/astronaut



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