Vintage Year Card 1959 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 1959 Vintage. The best hand-picked birthday wishes
Inside Text: From the Vine... Had you dined at the Four Seasons restaurant in New York when it first opened in 1959, you could have had a 1918 Chateau Lafite-Rothschild for $18, or a 1934 Chateau Latour for $16. A 1945 Chateau Cos d'Estournel sold for a modest $9.50
Dwight D. Eisenhower is President
Richard M. Nixon is Vice-President
Alaska becomes the 49th and largest state. Hawaii makes it 50.
Nixon engages in the famous "Kitchen Debate" with Kruschev. The Quiz Show scandal erupts.
Life Magazine costs 25 cents/ week; Shulton Old Spice shaving cream, $1.00.
Hula Hoops are introduced by Wham-O.
The Guggenheim Museum and The Four Seasons Restaurant open in NYC.
Barry Gordy founds Motown Records
Mack The Knife and He's Got The Whole World in His Hands are musical hits.
Ethel Merman stars in Gypsy, Charlton Heston in Ben Hur. The Rifleman, 77 Sunset Strip and Hawaiian Eye are popular Tv Shows.
The American Football League is formed
Also born in 1959--Linda Blair, John McEnroe, Kevin Spacey, Emma Thompson, Marie Osmond, Sarah Duchess of York.
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)