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Quote of the Day: Stand By Me


Gordie: Do you think I’m weird?
Chris: Definitely.
Gordie: No man, seriously. Am I weird?
Chris: Yeah, but so what? Everybody’s weird.

River Phoenix was born on this day in 1970. He would have turned 47. Sadly, he died on October 31, 1993.

 

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Quote of the Day: Dirty Dancing

Johnny: Look, spaghetti arms. This is my dance space. This is your dance space. I don’t go into yours, you don’t go into mine. You gotta hold the frame.

Patrick Swayze was born on this day in 1952. He would have turned 65. He passed away on September 14, 2009. R.I.P.

 

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Quote of the Day: Three Amigos


Lucky Day [Reading telegram]: “Three Amigos, Hollywood, California. You are very great. 100,000 pesos. Come to Santa Poco put on show, stop. The In-famous El Guapo.”
Dusty Bottoms: What does that mean, in-famous?
Ned Nederlander: Oh, Dusty. In-famous is when you’re MORE than famous. This man El Guapo, he’s not just famous, he’s IN-famous.

Lucky Day: 100,000 pesos to perform with this El Guapo, who’s probably the biggest actor to come out of Mexico!
Dusty Bottoms: Wow, in-famous? In-famous?

Happy 72nd birthday to Steve Martin!!!

 

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Quote of the Day: Trading Places

Billy Ray Valentine: [watches Louis clean his shotgun] You know, you can’t just go around and shoot people in the kneecaps with a double-barreled shotgun ’cause you pissed at ’em.
Louis Winthorpe III: Why not?
Billy Ray Valentine: ‘Cause it’s called assault with a deadly weapon, you get 20 years for that shit.
Louis Winthorpe III: Listen, do you have any better ideas?
Billy Ray Valentine: Yeah. You know, it occurs to me that the best way you hurt rich people is by turning them into poor people.
Coleman: You have to admit, sir, you didn’t like it yourself a bit.

Happy 67th birthday to director, John Landis!!!

 

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Quote of the Day: Blade Runner

Deckard: Have you felt yourself to be exploited in any way?

Zhora: Like what?

Deckard: Well… well, like to get this job. I mean, did… did you do, or… or were you asked to do anything lewd… or unsavory, or… or, otherwise repulsive to your… your person, huh?

Zhora: [laughs] Are you for real?

Happy 72nd birthday to Joanna Cassidy!!!

 

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Quote of the Day: Major League


Heywood: [Hayes has just reached on an infield single] You really knocked the crap out of that one.
Willie Mays Hayes: Oh, I plan to get at least a double out of this.
[shows Heywood his black gloves]
Willie Mays Hayes: I bought a hundred of these. One for every base I’m gonna steal. Excuse me while I take my first step toward the Hall of Fame.
Heywood: My ass.
Harry Doyle: [Hayes takes his lead off first base] We don’t know where Hayes played last year, but I’m sure he did a hell of a job.
Heywood: Real hard to steal second with your shoe untied.
Harry Doyle: [Hayes looks down, then gets thrown out by the pitcher] Throw to first… Hayes is picked off! Personally, I think we got hosed on that call.

Happy 55th birthday to Wesley Snipes!!!

 

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Quote of the Day: Purple Rain

The Kid: I’d like to dedicate this to my father, Francis L. It’s a song the girls in the band wrote, Lisa and Wendy.

Purple Rain was released in theaters on this day (July 27) in 1984

 

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Quote of the Day: National Lampoon’s European Vacation

Clark Griswold: There’s Buckingham Palace, kids. That’s where the Queen lives and works.

Audrey Griswold: Works? What does she do, Dad?

Clark Griswold: She queens… and vacuums.

National Lampoon’s European Vacation was released in theaters on this day (July 26) in 1985.

 

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Quote of the Day: Airplane!

[as the plane prepares to take off]

Hanging Lady: Nervous?

Ted Striker: Yes.

Hanging Lady: First time?

Ted Striker: No, I’ve been nervous lots of times.

Happy 70th birthday to Robert Hays!
Surely, you can’t be serious that he’s already 70!
I am serious. And don’t call me Shirley.

 

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