We've featured the Darwin Awards
Today is the "Parent of the Year" award
1970 - Matt Damon
1949 - Sigourney Weaver
1943 - Chevy Chase
1936 - David Carradine
1930 - Paul Hogan
Blast from the past
Today in History
Great Chicago Fire begins, 1871
Continentals raid Unadilla, 1778
Frank Duryea, winner of the first American "horseless carriage" race, is born, 1869
Union troops stop Rebels at the Battle of Perryville, 1862
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn wins the Nobel Prize in literature, 1970
Israeli police kill 17 Palestinians, 1990
Fire rips through Chicago, 1871
First transcontinental air race, 1919
Che Guevara defeated, 1967
Massive earthquake hits Kashmir region, 2005
Matt Damon born, 1970
Lord Peter Wimsey marries Harriet Vane, 1937
Jerry Lee Lewis records "Great Balls Of Fire" in Memphis, Tennessee, 1957
The Great Fire destroys much of Chicago, 1871
U.S. House of Representatives initiates Clinton impeachment inquiry, 1998
Don Larsen is perfect in World Series, 1956
U.S. and South Vietnamese navies commence Operation Sealords, 1968
Communists reject Nixon's peace proposal, 1970
Possible breakthrough at Paris peace talks, 1972
World War I
U.S. soldier Alvin York displays heroics at Argonne, 1918
World War II
Germans overrun Mariupol, in southern Russia, 1941
(and Birthday boy)
A laugh is a surprise. And all humor is physical. I was always athletic, so that came naturally to me.
Every Vacation movie didn't just make the studio money. They each made the studio a lot of money.
I made about 28 movies, and I think about five of them were good.
I tell the person I won't take a picture or sign the autograph, but I will shake their hand. That kind of personal touch is all they're really seeking.
Once I got married and had kids, I moved away from romantic roles, because it seemed wrong to have my 3-year-old wondering why Daddy was kissing someone else.
We never could have performed live for an hour and a half every week if we were doing drugs.