There’s one reason to love USA’s long-running series Psych… the handsome and hilarious James Roday, who was named one of TV’s 100 Sexiest Men of 2011 by BuddyTV.com. Here now are 10 other things your never knew about the 36-year-old Mexican American actor, who will be turning 37 this week (April 4)!
Wolf Brand Chili - In 1895, Lyman T. Davis of Corsicana, Texas developed the original recipe for Wolf Brand Chili which he sold for five cents a bowl from the back of a wagon parked on the streets in downtown Corsicana. He later opened a meat market in Corsicana where he sold his chili in brick form, using the brand name of Lyman's Famous Home Made Chili. In 1921, using the simplest machinery, he began canning his chili and marketing it in the immediate area. It was about that time that he a...
Joe Williams a.k.a. Cyclone Joe or Smokey Joe - Born in Seguin, Texas on April 6, 1886. American right-handed pitcher in the Negro leagues. He is widely recognized as one of the game's greatest pitchers, even though he never played a game in the major leagues. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1999.
Chill Wills (aka Theodore Childress Wills) (1907 - 1978) American film and television actor and singer - Known for "Giant" 1956, "The Alamo" 1960, "Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid" 1973. "McLintock!" 1963, "Gunsmoke" 1962-1968 - Nominated for Oscar - "The Alamo" 1961 - Died of cancer - Requiescant in pace
Assault (King Ranch) Texas bred triple crown winner in 1946. Foaled at King Ranch, Assault was sired by Bold Venture, who had won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. His dam was the unraced Igual, by Horse of the Year Equipoise. Assault's third dam was Masda, who was a full sister to Man o' War. His full-brother was Air Lift. The old saying doesn't apply to Assualt "By truck outta Texas".
Santa Gertrudis cattle are a tropical beef breed of cattle developed in southern Texas on the King Ranch. Named for the Spanish land grant where Captain Richard King originally established the King Ranch. This breed was officially recognized by the US Dept of Agriculture in 1940, becoming the first beef breed formed in the United States. The origin given by King Ranch is from mating Brahman bulls with Beef Shorthorn cows, with the final composition being about 3/8 Brahman and 5/8 Shorthorn