Vintage Year Birthday Wine Card 1944
Vintage Year Birthday Card 1944 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 1944 Vintage. The best hand-picked birthday wishes
Inside Text: From the Vine... Some sherries--usually olorosos, or those made from the Pedro Ximenez grape -- are practically black in color. Technically, they are still white wines because they are made from white grapes. Tehri color comes from long aging in wooden barrels.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt is President
- Henry A. Wallace is Vice-President.
- FDR is elected to a fourth term
- Congress creates a new rank, General of the Army (five-star general.)
- A gallon of gas costs 21 cents; toothpaste 37 cents.
- Chiquita Brand bananas are introduced
- Us Crocers test the self-serve meat market
- Sponsored by IBM, the first digital computer is completed at Harvard
- Don't Fence Me In and Mairzy Doats are musical hits
- To Have And Have Not, Going My Way and Meet Me in St. Louis are in the movies
- The Glass Menagerie is penned by Tennessee Williams
- Harvey is a play about a drunkard and his imaginary companion, a rabbit
- Also born in 1944--George Lucas, Rudolph Guiliani, Gladys Knight, Sam Elliot, "Tug" McGraw, Michael Douglas, Danny DeVito
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)