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26th May - On This Day In History


1907 John Wayne (actor, best known for Westerns)


2008 Sydney Pollack (actor and director)

On This Day:

1864 Territory of Montana is formed… 37 more words

Happy Birthday, John Wayne.

Marion Mitchell Morrison (born Marion Robert Morrison)
May 26, 1907 – June 11, 1979

John Wayne was born 110 years ago today. Seems like a good reason to watch Rio Bravo (1959), doesn’t it?

John Wayne

“If everything isn’t black and white, I say, “Why the hell not?”

—John Wayne.

Thought For Today

Behind the Scenes With John Wayne in 1969

John Wayne — born 110 years ago, on May 26, 1907 — embodied a very particular kind of American hero. In 1969, in the wake of what LIFE called a “splendid performance” in… 257 more words

Flaming Balls of Gas

It’s that month again; the one in which I get to turn another year older. When I was a child I got it into my head that the date of my birth held the key to my destiny. 366 more words


Films by John Wayne

John Wayne is one of my dead crushes. I feel it terribly unfair that all my enduring romantic attachments are for men who a. are no longer living, b. 437 more words



Durante uma longa carreira, John Wayne (1907-1979) interpretou dezenas de filmes, mas o western foi sempre o seu género preferido, porque simbolizava os ideais dos pioneiros que desbravaram o Oeste americano — e de que ele próprio se tornaria também um símbolo, com as suas personagens fortes, heróicas, maiores do que a vida, que não tardaram a transformá-lo numa lenda do cinema, sobretudo depois do seu primeiro grande êxito em… 358 more words

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