“Luke, I am your father!” — the most famous movie misquote ever?

On May 21, 1980, The Empire Strikes Back, the second film in the original Star Wars movie trilogy, had an initial release at a limited number of theaters in the US. The nationwide release came nearly a month later on June 20, 1980. Now called Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back since George … Read more

“I had a lover’s quarrel with the world.”

The great American poet Robert Frost died in 1963, when he was 88 years old. But he wrote his epitaph more than two decades before that, in a poem titled “The Lesson for Today.” Frost first unveiled and recited the poem on June 20, 1941, at an event celebrating the anniversary of Harvard University’s Phi … Read more