One hundred years ago today, a Canadian soldier adopted a black bear cub and named it after his adopted hometown of Winnipeg, and forever launched the saga of Winnie the Pooh.
I ain’t afraid of no ghost.
Today marks the 30th anniversary of the release of the movie Ghostbusters, which was released on June 8th, 1984.
“You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you. In company with our brave Allies and brothers-in-arms on other Fronts, you will bring about the destruction of the German war machine, the elimination of Nazi tyranny over the oppressed peoples of Europe, and security for ourselves in a free world."
-Dwight D. Eisenhower, June 2nd, 1944
It was 77 years ago today that on a warm summer’s eve, I, Morgan Freeman, left the warm comfort of my mother’s womb and entered this vast and troubled world.
Now you are reading this in my voice. Or am I reading it in yours, perhaps? Oh dear, we seem to be in quite the kerfuffle…
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."
-Maya Angelou, (April 4th, 1928- May 28th, 2014)