Today we celebrate National Coffee Day and honor one of the most beloved beverages of all time, that friendly cup of morning cheer.  Although there have been many warnings over the years regarding the "reputed" ill effects of caffeine it seems that for millions of Americans--and billions more around the world--the best part of waking up is...Folgers in your cup.

Check out these vintage coffee commercials.

Check with your favorite local java provided and see if you can wrestle a free cup of your favorite blend. After all, National Coffee day only comes once a year!