Monday, August 19, 2013

August 20, 2013: Benjamin Harrison, Demi Lovato, Al Roker and Amy Adams.

Benjamin Harrison was born on this date in 1833, in North Bend, Hamilton County, Ohio. Harrison was a grandson of President William Henry Harrison. At the age of 21 he moved to Indianapolis, Indiana where he became a prominent politician and, eventually, the President of the United State. The only President elected from the state of Indiana. Harrison is also one of a very select group of Presidents to have a Disney song written about them. In 1968 the Sherman Brothers wrote “Oh, Benjamin Harrison” for the film, The One and Only Genuine Original Family Band. Honor Harrison by visiting The Hall of Presidents at The Magic Kingdom. I could go there every day.

Amy Lou Adams was born in Vicenza, Italy of American parents in 1974. Adams has amassed quite a career as some impressive ladies: Lois Lane in Man of Steel, Julie Powell in Julie and Julia, Giselle in Enchanted and Mary in The Muppets. Amy is a naturally beautiful, girl-next-door, who happens to be a talented singer, dancer and actress. Let’s visit Muppetvision-3D at Hollywood Studios in her honor.

Demetria Devonne Lovato was born on this date in 1992 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Demi’s mother was a former Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader and, at the age of 10, she became a regular on Barney & Friends. After a few turns on various Disney shows the Disney Channel movie Camp Rock launched Demi into stardom. She toured with The Jonas Brothers and has her own show on Disney, Sonny with a Chance. She has focused all her attention on her music career and is recording for Disney’s Hollywood Records. Lovato has visited, and performed live, at Walt Disney World. Enjoy some live music at EPCOT during the Eat to the Beat concert series at the 2013 Food & Wine Festival.

Al Roker was born on this date in 1954 in Queens, New York. Al, the weatherman on NBC’s Today show, served as a judge in a Culinary competition at EPCOT September 26 and 27, 2008 as part of the International Food & Wine Festival. Since we’re going to the Eat to the Beat concerts, we may as well eat. Dine all around the world.

Remember, your best excuse is always: waiting on your dreams to come true.

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