# CCCXXXI…”See Hitler on Ice!!!”…

The above line, in case you didn’t know, is one of the “trailers” that was included at the end of the very popular comedy, “History of the World, Part I”, which was created by our birthday celebrator, Mel Brooks (1926), and is an open-ended creation, as it was for a “sequel”, which was never created, called “History of the World, Part II”.  Although the movie itself was never made, just the fact that the line was uttered before seeing a figure skater dressed like the infamous despot, it is still a part of comedy Americana!

A brilliant comedian, as well as director and producer, this multi-talented star should always be remembered as one of the greatest of our time.  His knack for comedy is second-to-none and his life will always be a day for laughter, as without his presence in our lives, we may not have been so happy.

Among other born on this 28th day of June are; late “Karate Kid” star Pat Morita (1932-2005), late Saturday Night Live star/comedienne Gilda Radner (1946-1989), actress Kathy Bates (1948), NFL Hall of Famer John Elway (1960), Chicago Cubs’ great Mark Grace (1964) and both actor John Cusack and actress Mary Stuart Masterson were born in 1966.

Basketball coach and former Jersey City boy, Bobby Hurley, was born in 1971, as was the founder of Tesla Motors, Elon Musk; “Ridiculousness” creator Rob Dyrdek (1974) and singer Kelly Pickler was born in 1986.

/,,,/ ROCK ON MEL \,,,\

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