Happy Birthday, Ang, born this day in 1954, director of Sense and Sensibility, Brokeback Mountain, and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. ere is a clip from his achingly beautiful, Oscar-winning film, Life of Pi.
In his 66 years (1942-2008), he gave us so much: Television's ER, a string of novels, and many wonderful films. Here's the opening scene from the first Jurassic Park
Back when late-night talk shows still had class, Johnny Carson, born this day in 1925, was the undisputed king. He hosted the Tonight Show for 31 years. Here he is with Betty White in their 1979 Adam and Eve skit.