Saturday, May 26, 2007
MTCW Pic of the Day.
Celebrating 100th year of John Wayne.
"Life is tough, but it's tougher if your stupid" ~John Wayne
as Sgt John Stryker in The Sands of Iwo Jima
Listen here pilgrim, the Duke would have been 100 years old today. So lift up your glasses and have one for good ole John Wayne. There has probably never been an actor as beloved as John Wayne.
In January, a Harris poll ranked him third—trailing only Denzel Washington and Tom Hanks—as America's favorite movie star. Among those age 42-60, he was No. 1.
Why?" probably because of what he represents. John Wayne is the icon of America and represents the values America stands for: independent, responsible for his actions, loyal—almost to a fault—and somebody who won't take any crap, somebody who believes in what's right."
Here are what some others are saying about 100 years of the Duke:
This one is a real good read. Here is a sample: Nothing says Memorial Day like sleeping late and watching John Wayne win World War II in black and white. Let's face it - John Wayne was the poster boy for Memorial Day heroes. The sergeant, the private and the Duke