December 17, 2013 - Well, maybe today is the day America will have a new millionaire thanks to the California Lottery Mega Millions game, which soared to $636 MILLION!!! D-OH!! Did you get a ticket?
And on this day in 1989, the first episode of THE SIMPSONS aired. It was a Christmas special entitled "Simpsons: Roasting On An Open Fire," in which Homer is a bad Santa D'OH!! The show started it's 25th season in September this year, has won multiple awards through the years, inducted with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and in the late 1990s Time magazine named The Simpsons the 20th century's best televison series!!!
And Time magazines' 2013 Person of The Year is having a birthday today. POPE FRANCIS was born on this day in 1936. Now 77, he is the 266th Pope of the Catholic Church best known for his humility. The People's Pope spent time with the homeless on his special day. Why was the Pope chosen as Person of the Year? Watch the video to find out:
Also born on this day: Eddie Kendricks of The Temptations, Paul Rodgers of Bad Company, Paul Butterfield, Bill Pullman, Milla Jovovich, Giovanni Ribisi, Eugene Levy, Manny Pacquiao, Chuck Liddell, Cal Ripkin Sr. and the Charles Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol was published in 1843.
and HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL