Happy heavenly birthday to Queen Elizabeth I.
Room 222 was a comedy/drama created by James L. Brooks that took on timely subjects of its day and featured a multiracial cast that was unusual for its era. It struggled with less than stellar ratings during its five year run but it won several Emmy awards and was highly respected by its niche audience.
But who am I kidding? Hack wrote the thing because he had a crush on Karen Valentine as the school’s cute student teacher Alice Johnson.
Happy Dinosaurs Day!
Hack wrote this during his brief flirtation with Evangelical Christianity. He later disowned the book even though it was a huge seller in the Bible Belt. It is still required reading in many elementary schools in Arkansas and Kentucky.
And yes, George Harrison’s face was used as the model for Jesus. Nobody noticed at the time.
Happy birthday to William Shakespeare!
Happy President’s Day!