"In a hole in the ground, there lived a hobbit." On September 21, 1937, J.R.R. Tolkien published The Hobbit. 75 years later, we're still reading about that hobbit who left that hole in the ground to follow a band of dwarves and a wizard on a great adventure. The children's novel has been translated into more than 40 languages, sold tens of millions of copies, and has been made into an upcoming movie trilogy. It even had a series of sequels you may have heard of.
Thanks for years of adventure, Bilbo Baggins. Happy 75th Birthday!
Leonard Nimoy turns 81 years old today. He introduced us to Spock, directed one of the best "Star Trek" films, and sang us the story of "The Hobbit." He's done so much, it's almost impossible to list every accomplishment here. He's even still going strong in the sci-fi world with a recurring role in "Fringe." Thanks for all you've given us sci-fi fans, Leonard. Happy Birthday!
David Tennant turns 41 today. Yes, he's 41 years old and still looks that damn good. He's Barty Crouch Jr., Cassanova, a phenomenal Hamlet, and of course, one of our favorite Doctors. He's also a huge fan of "Doctor Who", and credits the show for getting him interested in acting in the first place. All we can say is Happy Birthday, and thanks for making seasons two, three, and four so much fun to watch.
Happy birthday, David Tennant!