Happy Birthday to Samuel Langhorne Clemens, aka Mark Twain. Born November 20th 1835.
I have always been a fan of Twain’s humor. Over the past year in tracing my family history I was able to verify something I long suspected- that Mark Twain was a relative of mine. 41 more words
Sir Ridley Scott, who turns 79 today, paid his dues for many years before emerging as a leading director. He worked in set and production design in British television in the 1960s, then spent some of the 1970s making commercials—he has kept his hand in the latter area through the years, most famously in the “1984” commercial for Apple, while his features have the kind of visual distinctiveness that befits someone with a design background. 1,403 more words