40 years ago this weekend National Lampoon’s Vacation held off Stephen King’s new release about a sweet dog that needed a bath, Cujo. But look at that lineup. Risky Business, Return of the Jedi, Staying Alive, Trading Places, Jaws 3D, WarGames, Krull, Mr. Mom, Flashdance and Valley Girl hanging on for 4 months. The movie theater was just different back then. You went and watched a movie, in the theater, multiple times. You never knew when you might see it again, unless you had HBO.
July 31st – One of the icons of Generation X passed away at 70 years old after quietly battling cancer for the past 6 years. Paul Reubens, better known as Pee-Wee Herman, television star, movie star, comedian and true entertainment artist.