Vintage Year Birthday Wine Bottle Card 1959
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)