A second grade class in Austin, Texas, takes a look at Johnny Appleseed.
A modern day Johnny Appleseed would wander the prairies planting ideas for future tourist attractions.
The author of The Great Gatsby (1924) was born on this date in 1896 in St. Paul, Minnesota, and was named for a distant cousin, Francis Scott Key. Fitzgerald died in 1940.
Robert De Niro is 60 today, August 17.
Which brings to mind this trivia question: What two actors each won an Academy Award for playing the same character?