Vintage Year Birthday Wine Bottle Card 1949
Vintage Year Card 1949 Wine Bottle. Each card contains intricate foil, fact about wine and a brief history of what happened the year you were born!
Front Text: Happy Birthday 1949 Vintage aged to perfection. Happy BIrthday
Inside Text: From the Vine... White wines are either made from white grapes ("white" grapes are basically all grape types which are not dark red or bluish) or from the juice of red grapes, not the skins. Skins are removed from the grapes by either pressing large quantities of grapes so the juice flows out and the skins stay behind, or crushing the grapes by putting them through a machine with a huge screw that breaks the skins, and then draining the juice away from the skins.
- Harry S. Truman is President
- Alben W.Barkley is Vice-President
- The President's salary is raised to $100,000.00/year. Prince Ranier is crowned the 30th monarch of Monaco.
- Rita Hayworth weds Aly Khan
- A subscription to life magazine will cost you 20 cents/week
- Bikinis hit the American fashion scene
- Sara Lee Cheesecake is introduced
- Silly Putty is released at $1.00/oz.
- RCA introduces the 45 rpm record made of Vinylite.
- That Lucky Old Sun and Mule Train by Frankie Laine are musical hits.
- Johnny Marks pens Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer
- George Orwell's 1984 and Arthur Miller's Death Of A Salesman are published.
- Also born in 1949--George Forman, Billy Joel, Meryl Streep, Bruce Springsteen, Whoopi Goldberg, Teri Garr.
Back Text: Life's Essence. Go ahead, indulge yourself with the finest in birthday wishes for that special moment when another year doesn't mean getting older, it means again gracefully. Birthday Wishes 100% by Volume. You can recycle this card, but we prefer you keep it forever. Printed in Canada
Card size: 9 3/16" high by 3 1/8" wide (letter size)